Best Exterior Insulation Practice in Calgary20230918090827
Fitting Rigid Insulation Under Siding20210608020823
Proper Airflow With Attic Insulation Baffles20210316055654
Metal Gutter Guards and Ice Buildup20201005033722
October 5, 2020attic, calgary, eavestroughs, guards, gutter, gutters, ice dams, insulation, leaf, roof, roof experts, ventilation0 comments
Metal gutter guards and ice buildup can be a regular problem, especially with poorly managed attics during cold winters in Calgary. This problem begin...
Signs of Failing Attic Insulation20191204014533
December 4, 2019attic, dripping, energy bills, ice dams, insulation, rodents, roof, sheathing, tips, warning signs0 comments
Warm air rises. That’s why we need attic insulation to keep our houses snug inside. Warm, moist air condenses when it meets cooler air. That’s why the...
Why Are My Windows Becoming Foggy20190724040038
July 24, 2019abuse, argon, cause, failed, fogging, gas, insulated, insulation, krypton, reasons, repair, replace, seal, why, windows0 comments
It was quite common to see windows becoming foggy on the inside in days of single glass panes. That was because high indoor humidity condensed, and fo...
Roof Sheathing And Replacement Costs20190424012640
April 24, 2019insulation, osb, plywood, replacement cost, roof sheathing, shingles, strand board, synthetic, tiles, timber, underlay, waterproofing0 comments
A roof stripped down to the very basics comprises a frame resting on walls, and a covering over it to complete the building envelope. There are many d...
Introduction to Window Types Available in Canada20190220001059
February 20, 2019awning, calgary, canada, casement, glass, glazing, hung, insulation, sliding, tilt, types, window, zone0 comments
The first windows were holes in walls that people closed by stuffing vegetation in to keep the wind out. Later, someone had the bright idea of using w...
Why Rain Screen Siding is a Good, Green Idea20190116031821
January 16, 2019calgary, frame, insulation, new, rain, replacement, screen, siding, spruce, ventilation, wood0 comments
Siding’s main purpose is to protect the inner wall of a building from rain, snow, wind and sunlight. Canadians have also turned siding into a craft, w...
Benefits of Rigid Exterior Insulation Sheets20180328085933
March 28, 2018built out, calgary, cladding, doors, eliminate, energy shield, exterior, insulation, low carbon, prevent, rigid, siding, windows0 comments
The rising cost of energy, and the burden of global warming are putting pressure on Canadians to insulate their homes wisely. However, at the same tim...