When a Tree Falls on Your House

Windstorms and rainstorms can be very active in Vancouver and around the Lower Mainland. While trees can be a real nuisance to the gutters, they might do even more damage to your roofing system. If the unthinkable happens, and a… Read More »

How to Protect Your Home from Wind Damage

High winds, blowing rain, and driving snow can find those places on your home’s exterior that are vulnerable to storm and wind damage. Homeowners sometimes underestimate the power of the wind. While we don’t experience tornadoes or hurricanes in the… Read More »

What to Know before Buying a Historic Home

Heritage homes are sought after by homebuyers for a number of reasons including serious curb appeal, unique designs, and keeping history alive in the community. Older houses can be an excellent investment – as rental properties for those who find… Read More »

Home Maintenance Chores to do Before the End of Fall

Heavy rainfalls, wind storms, and colder temperatures can really do a number on your home’s exterior. Now is the time to think about preparing your home for the winter months ahead. Things to do before the end of fall include… Read More »

Ways to make the Most out of a Backyard Shed

A garden shed or a workshop is a useful outbuilding to have on your property. Perhaps it’s just sitting there, sticking out like a sore thumb. Or did you buy the shed for a dual purpose workshop and storage only… Read More »

Why New Windows and Doors are the Ideal Home Improvement Project

The right windows and doors can instantly update your home’s exterior and make the interior warm and cozy. If you live in an older house where the windows steam up, the entry door sticks, or the hallway near the backdoor… Read More »

Your Roof Protects Your Home

Most homeowners know that the roof protects their home from the evils of water damage. But are you aware of how the roofing system protects all of the other systems that keep your home’s exterior safe from stormy weather, pests,… Read More »

Does Your Home have a Properly Functioning Roof?

The roof protects your home from the elements every day, year-round, including all of the other systems that make up the home’s exterior. While roofing shingles are the most visible, other parts of the roof such as the underlayment, sheathing,… Read More »

Eco Friendly Materials for your Home’s Exterior

If you’re currently living in a home that hasn’t been built within the past 20 years, you know it probably isn’t anywhere close to being zero net. If you want to find ways to make your home more sustainable, you… Read More »

Tips for Easy Deck Maintenance

A deck transforms your backyard into a comfortable place to entertain, relax, or spend some quality time with the family. It’s like adding another room to your home. Use these tips for easy deck maintenance that will keep it in… Read More »