Our Birds Eye View of Roof Measurement20190821081036
August 21, 2019calgary, construction, eavestrough, fair quote, good deal, maintenance, repair, replacement, roof, siding0 comments
Scrambling around on a roof with a measuring tape in one hand and a notebook in the other is not everybody’s idea of fun. We don’t have the scaffoldin...
DuPont and Tyvek Benefits for Your Home20190807030052
End Damming Over Doors and Windows20190710003330
July 10, 2019alberta, building code, calgary, canada, doors, end damming, flashing, sealing, waterproofing, windows0 comments
Capillary action is great for trees and plants, because it allows water to flow from the roots all the way up to the leaves. However, water’s ability ...
Can You Lay Asphalt Shingles Over Old Ones?20190626065708
Sudden Hailstorms over Calgary in June20190618074127
June 18, 2019alberta, calgary, canada, causes, extreme, global warming, hailstorms, reasons, sudden, trends, violent0 comments
Thunder storms are a common event all over Alberta in June, when towering cumulonimbus clouds gather. These are huge amounts of water vapor carried up...
Weeping Tiles What’s Behind the Name?20190605013938
Hail Resistant Options for Asphalt Shingles20190502053856
Is It Time to Replace Your Asphalt Roof Shingles or Is The Damage Cosmetic?20190327063153
March 27, 2019aging, alberta, answers, asphalt, calgary, cracking, curling, leaking, missing, roof, shingles, solutions, warping0 comments
A shingle roof comprises a large number of identical overlapping sheets laid in rows from the bottom up. However unlike tiles, these lie flat against ...
Stucco, Ancient Art with Exciting Future20190320023100
March 20, 2019aggregate, binder, calgary, canada, cement, history, lime, modern, origin, plaster, portland, rendering, siding, stucco, water0 comments
Stucco with its distinct texture © Valiant Exteriors The dividing line between stucco and plaster / rendering is vague, although stucco is more a deco...
Why Many Albertans Prefer Wood Stain for Their Cedar Siding20190313040809
March 13, 2019alberta, binder, calgary, compare, contrast, pigment, solvent, varnish, which is better, wood stain0 comments
1×6 Tongue and Groove Select Tight knot Cedar Siding Even the best cedar wood can succumb to ultra violet radiation, water, mildew, fungus, and i...