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Parts of Aluminum Eavestrough Systems

An eavestrough system has the job of gathering snow and melt as it flows down the roof, and channeling it into the storm water drains below. The term ...
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6 Ways to Spot Shingle Hailstone Damage

Shingles are soft and pliable when new. In fact the way they flow over ridges and valleys is part of their charm. They may harden and become a little ...
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Chimney Tales You May Not Know

Chimneys on older Calgary houses tell tales their owners may not know. Tales when wood-burning fires roared through their flues, and sent sparks burst...
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What You Should Know About Roof Decking

Roof decking is supposed to cover over attic space, not conceal a multitude of sins. You might be surprised to know how often roof decker’s cover subs...
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Eavestroughs Are Not Responsible for Ice Dams

Look up at your eavestroughs in winter, and you may see icicles hanging over them like a partly frozen waterfall. However, you can’t blame your gutter...
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Ice and Water Protection for Your Roof

Home insurance policies cover us for unexpected damage, in other words things we can’t reasonably plan to avoid. Insurers expect us to do regular main...
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Which Is Best Steel or Aluminum Gutters?

Gutters have been on houses for as long as our ancestors knew they needed to drain rainwater away from their foundations. The earliest solution may ha...
Why We Use K-Style Gutter Profiles20201124051242

Why We Use K-Style Gutter Profiles

The eavestrough gutters that flow around the lower perimeter of our roofs have a most important task. This is to catch the moisture flowing down, and ...
Ways to Shingle a Roof Valley20201117072642

Ways to Shingle a Roof Valley

A valley, in the natural sense is elongated lowland between ranges of mountains, hills, or other uplands, often having a river or stream running along...
The Low Down on Spouts for Your Gutters20201110012113

The Low Down on Spouts for Your Gutters

Down spouts are the parts of your eavestrough system that point down to below and empty your gutters, well hopefully of water. You need sufficient spo...
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