Plan a Backyard Staycation this Summer

In the wake of COVID-19, even though the province is slowly opening up, we’re being advised to stay close to home this summer, whether it’s a long weekend or a week’s vacation with the kids. Camping, visits to the beach,… Read More »

Maintenance Projects to help You get ready for Summer

The end of spring is the time many homeowners think about summer, the backyard, and all the summer home maintenance tasks that need to be done both inside and outside. There’s no denying that, while we might not like it,… Read More »

Clean the Roof – But don’t do it Yourself

Owning your own home is a big responsibility and keeping up with all those home maintenance tasks can really eat into your available free time. This year, whenever you’re scheduled to tackle the gutter system, cleaning off the roof first… Read More »

Add a Gazebo to Your Backyard

Adding a gazebo to your backyard this summer is one of many home improvements that can increase the enjoyment of your outdoor spaces and your property’s resale value. It’s a great alternative for homeowners who would like a deck but… Read More »

Advantages and Disadvantages of Re-Roofing

Constantly having to repair a roof is one of the biggest warning signs that the roof needs to be replaced. You can hold off only for so long before your home becomes vulnerable to leaks, mold growth, and compromised structural… Read More »

Things to Consider before Choosing a Roofing Material

A roofing system is a big investment. It protects your home from the elements and preserves its structural integrity. Of course, you want something that is budget-friendly. However, to get the most out of your curb appeal cost shouldn’t be… Read More »

Finding Exterior Damage after Winter

Winter can be hard on your home’s exterior. Now that temperatures are warming up and the rain is taking a break, inspect the outside of your house. Spring is the perfect time to inspect the roof, gutters, and siding. Finding… Read More »

Controlling Moisture in Your Basement

Moisture that hangs around in your basement is never a good thing. Damp air in a dark space provides the perfect conditions for mold growth or rodent nesting. Unaddressed moisture issues can also cause musty odours, perpetually damp air, or… Read More »

Curb Appeal Tips for Spring

As the days get longer and a little warmer and signs of spring appear – yes, those are cherry blossoms you are seeing – it’s time to leave winter behind. Spring is the perfect time to clean up after winter… Read More »

Should You add Roof Dormers to Your Home?

Dormers add charm, personality, and visual interest to your home’s exterior. There are different types of roof dormers such as hipped, arched top, eyebrow, gabled, and shed. The type of dormer you choose largely depends on the reason or purpose… Read More »