Eavestroughs on Turrets and Curves20191126040739

Eavestroughs on Turrets and Curves

The word ‘turret’ came down to us from the Italian ‘toretta’ meaning a little tower on a castle. These protruded from straight walls providing a prote...
Gutters, Grading and Water Management20191120032001

Gutters, Grading and Water Management

Precipitation pools and soaks away on level ground, because it is spread over an area. If the terrain slopes, then it flows away along established rou...
Winter Time Can Be Good for Exterior Work20191112223512

Winter Time Can Be Good for Exterior Work

Winter can be a good time to get your eavestroughs, siding and soffit repairs done. However, many clients are unaware of the benefits, although others...
Roof Types and Challenges for Gutters20191105213131

Roof Types and Challenges for Gutters

There are many different roof types in the world, although some are more popular in Calgary. Sometimes these are a matter of personal preference. On o...
Thermal Expansion Factors in Guttering20191030004729

Thermal Expansion Factors in Guttering

Metals vary their shape, area and volume when their temperature rises. This phenomenon is due to kinetic energy agitating their molecules more, and th...
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...
Why We Use K-Style Profile Gutters on Our Jobs20181219044042

Why We Use K-Style Profile Gutters on Our Jobs

A gutter is a conduit for conveying water away. The word comes from the Roman ‘gutta’ meaning a ‘drop, spot, or mark’. Gutters have various names incl...
You Can’t Beat Experience in Our Part of the Industry20181031004401

You Can’t Beat Experience in Our Part of the Industry

There’s definitely more to exterior renovations than first appears, even though sidings, soffits, fascias, eaves trough gutters, and down pipes all pl...
Why Winter Is a Good Time to Have Your Siding Done20181012055921

Why Winter Is a Good Time to Have Your Siding Done

Clients sometimes wonder how we keep going successfully all year round, given we work on the outside of homes in Calgary, southern Alberta. While we d...
Things You May Not Know About Aluminum Metal20180801065006

Things You May Not Know About Aluminum Metal

Aluminum comprises around 8% of Earth’s crust, making it the third most abundant element after oxygen and silicon. However, we seldom find it in raw f...
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