Insulated Vinyl Siding Is It Really Worth It?20210525021055

Insulated Vinyl Siding Is It Really Worth It?

Heat Escapes from an Un-Insulated Campfire When you knock your insulated vinyl siding with your knuckles, there’s something comforting about the solid...
Why Eavestroughers Dislike Metal Roofs20210511020351

Why Eavestroughers Dislike Metal Roofs

From an eavestrougher’s perspective, it’s can be hard to understand why some homeowners prefer metal roofs. First, they are at least three times...
Vinyl Versus Fiber Siding What’s Better20210427022511

Vinyl Versus Fiber Siding What’s Better

Valiant Exteriors is adept at installing vinyl and fiber cement siding, as well as engineered wood, metal and aluminum. That’s because each type has i...
Pros and Cons of Pitched & Flat Roofs20210322094954

Pros and Cons of Pitched & Flat Roofs

Roof slopes vary from relatively steep, to flat. Well almost flat, because every roof must slope slightly to allow water to drain. We discuss the pros...
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 ...
Thinking of Open-Faced Downspouts?20201027042056

Thinking of Open-Faced Downspouts?

Traditional guttering systems use open-faced eavestroughs to receive water from the roof, and fully-enclosed down pipes to deliver it to the drainage ...
Prorated and Non-Prorated Shingle Warranties20200630083917

Prorated and Non-Prorated Shingle Warranties

A new shingle roof may turn out to be one of your biggest investment losses if the contractor does not do the job right. We welcome you to our blog, e...
Is Felt or Synthetic Underlay Better?20200317051853

Is Felt or Synthetic Underlay Better?

In the furnishings market, the terms underlay and underlayment refer to a layer of cushioning under a carpet, in order to provide insulation and deade...
Open and Closed Valleys with Shingles20190828031411

Open and Closed Valleys with Shingles

Valleys form in nature where hills slope towards each other and merge. Two flows  of water gather at this point, and find their way further as a strea...
Clay and Concrete Roof Tiles the Differences20190703055756

Clay and Concrete Roof Tiles the Differences

Clients regularly ask us whether we recommend clay or concrete roof tiles. At the end of the day we believe the decision is more a matter of personal ...
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