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 ...
Why Many Albertans Prefer Wood Stain for Their Cedar Siding20190313040809

Why Many Albertans Prefer Wood Stain for Their Cedar Siding

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...
Comparing Different Roof Coverings in Canada20190102025226

Comparing Different Roof Coverings in Canada

A decent roof frame should support metal, cedar, asphalt, and rubber roofing. In fact, concrete and clay tiles are the only roof coverings requiring h...
How Red Cedar Wood Is Ideal For Exterior Use20181227022912

How Red Cedar Wood Is Ideal For Exterior Use

Canada’s giant, magnificent cedars can grow an impressive 60 metres tall provided they have rich soil to sink their roots. We find these ‘thuja plicat...
Using Leaf Guards on Gutters The Pros and Cons20181205002206

Using Leaf Guards on Gutters The Pros and Cons

Eaves trough gutters are really only as good as the down pipes that carry the water away that they collect. When dry debris blows into the channels it...
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