6 Ways to Spot Shingle Hailstone Damage20210105065610

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 ...
6 Gutter Problems to Know About20201013035940

6 Gutter Problems to Know About

Gutters may be ‘up there’ out of sight, but they play an important role in the health of a house. They make sure moisture can’t cause damp inside, or ...
Are Algae and Moss Bad for Roofs?20200825033916

Are Algae and Moss Bad for Roofs?

Moss and algae are recurring problems on roofs, and can cause collateral damage if left unattended. However, once we understand how algae and moss wor...
Clean Up After Hailstone Alley Strikes Calgary20200623060850

Clean Up After Hailstone Alley Strikes Calgary

Our phones are still ringing as our beloved city cleans up the mess after the devastating June 13 hailstorm. Calgary Herald has kept us up to date wit...
The Job’s Not Always Over When You Pay20200616021641

The Job’s Not Always Over When You Pay

Several teams descended on Calgary from elsewhere after the violent June 13 hailstorm, hoping to get rich quickly. Those in the know in our industry c...
Trees You Love Can Harm Your House20200609041212

Trees You Love Can Harm Your House

Trees are truly lovely things that take decades to grow to their full glory. We love our trees too, except when they grow close to a house. Many folk ...
The Dark Stains Streaking Your Shingle Roof20200525061903

The Dark Stains Streaking Your Shingle Roof

The dark stains streaking your shingle roof are likely to be the result of a species of bacteria. They may be harmless to you, but the same is not tru...
Leaves the Silent Enemies of Eavestroughs20191022224029

Leaves the Silent Enemies of Eavestroughs

Doctors told us elbows were the smallest things to put into our ears when we are kids. Likewise, leaves should never enter eavestroughs and down-pipes...
Warning Signs Your Asphalt Roof May Need Replacing20181107014812

Warning Signs Your Asphalt Roof May Need Replacing

  Asphalt is a naturally occurring residue formed from remains of microscopic algae, and other once-living things. Canada has one of the largest ...
Visible Cues That Siding Needs Replacing Before Winter20180711055812

Visible Cues That Siding Needs Replacing Before Winter

Chilly winters, snow, and biting winds return in Calgary winters. Therefore, it is a wise decision to repair or replace damaged and aging siding befor...
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