June 10, 2021
When It’s Hot, Should You Leave Your Windows Open or Closed?
Do you close or open your windows when it’s hot? During the summer, the heat can be very intense. But there are benefits to opening your windows. Your windows are responsible for insulating your home as well as helping it with air circulation and ventilation. So, should you do so during summer? Carefully consider your home’s structure, window type and energy consumption.
May 20, 2021
4 Things That Can Void Your Roofing Warranty
As a general rule, you should have your roof inspected at least twice a year. Without routine maintenance, your roof becomes vulnerable to damage, and, in some cases, its warranty may be voided. That’s because infrequent maintenance can void your warranty. Remember: warranties only cover manufacturer defects and installation errors, not damage caused by negligence on the homeowner’s part.
May 13, 2021
How Energy-Efficient Windows Can Save You Money
If your windows are older than 15 years (the average lifespan of standard windows is 15 to 20 years), you might want to consider upgrading to energy-efficient windows. In the long run, an energy-efficient window can save you money.
April 15, 2021
Ask These Questions Before Hiring Your Siding Contractor
When planning out your siding replacement, it helps to be very picky when looking for the right contractor. Even if you have a few in mind, only one contractor can effectively complete your siding project. Here are a few questions you need to ask when choosing your siding contractor. “Can You Provide Proof of Your Business License?” The siding contractor you’re
April 7, 2021
COVID-19 Update: September 2021 We wanted to inform our customers that in an effort to do our part in reducing the transmission of COVID-19, we have decided to temporarily close our showroom. Please contact us by calling (403) 275-4871 if you have any questions on how this impacts your exterior renovation repairs.
April 2, 2021
Understanding SHGC Ratings in Windows
If you’re looking for windows with better energy efficiency, then there are two types of ratings to look out for. One is the U-factor, which is given to estimate the heat loss of a window. Lower values provide greater insulation and heat resistance, which helps keep your interiors within comfortable temperatures without consuming too much energy.
March 24, 2021
3 Exciting Benefits of Sliding Windows
The importance of well-built exterior windows in a house cannot be overstated. From facilitating the entry of copious sunlight and keeping the living space cross-ventilated, there are several functions that make windows an essential part of an airy and comfortable home. On the market, sliding windows, also called slider windows, are among the most popular styles. Here are the benefits of
March 11, 2021
What to Expect From a Roofing Inspection
A strong and efficient roof is an essential part of a home. It is important to keep the roof in tip-top condition in order to create a safe and comfortable haven for the residents. During a roof inspection, a roofer will check for leaks, unusual wear and tear, damage due to harsh weather and more. Here’s what to expect from a
February 17, 2021
3 Common Fiber Cement Siding Myths Debunked
Vinyl and stucco are the most common siding materials in use today. Many homeowners go with vinyl because it is inexpensive, widely available and easy to install. Your choice in siding can have a huge impact on the value of your home. There are other siding materials in the market, such as fiber cement. This type of siding has its
February 4, 2021
3 Big Planning Mistakes To Avoid When Replacing Your Roof
Planning well is half the battle, especially when it comes to roof replacements. Having your roof replaced is a major undertaking. So, even before the first shingle gets nailed down, you want to make sure that all your bases are covered.