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5 Ways of Preparing for a House Valuation

5 Ways of Preparing for a House Valuation

January 9th, 2019

There are lots of reasons for getting a property valuation. These include knowing what a residential property is worth for purposes of pricing it in a sale and helping you get a larger home loan or mortgage. Just like you wouldn’t leave your car dirty and full of your things if you wanted to sell… Read More

How to Get Rid of a Wasp Nest in the Roof

How to Get Rid of a Wasp Nest in the Roof

December 19th, 2018

It can be a very scary moment. There you are, enjoying an early summer’s afternoon on your deck and suddenly you notice worker wasps flying into and out of your roof’s eaves. The scary part? Unlike with ground nesting wasps, this means the pests are actually living in your house! You better find out how… Read More

How to Remove Moss from the Roof of Your Home

How to Remove Moss from the Roof of Your Home

December 5th, 2018

It’s such a lovely shade of green. But the damage it can do to your roof isn’t lovely at all. As soon as you spot it, you need to remove moss from the roof of your home. Not only will moss growth reduce the life of your asphalt roof, but it can also cause your… Read More

The Benefits of a Modified Bitumen Flat Roof

The Benefits of a Modified Bitumen Flat Roof

July 12th, 2018

Flat roofs are most often used in commercial and industrials buildings. They are gaining in popularity for residential applications too. And, in all cases, a modified bitumen flat roof offers many advantages. A modern take on the old built-up roofing (BUR) system, modified bitumen flat roofing is a single ply system made of asphalt bitumen,… Read More

Get to Know Your Roofing System

Get to Know Your Roofing System

March 31st, 2018

Your home doesn’t just have a roof, it has an entire roofing system. Spring, summer and fall are the times when you inspect your roof, do roof repairs and install a new roof if needed. As we head into spring, before you do anything with your roof, it will help to get more acquainted with… Read More

3 Signs That a Flat Roof Might Need Maintenance & Repair

3 Signs That a Flat Roof Might Need Maintenance & Repair

March 16th, 2018

Despite how amazing they are for reducing energy costs, offering alternatives for your home, like rooftop gardens and decks, and being less costly to install, flat roofs still need maintenance and repair like any other roof. If there is a downside to flat roofs, it is that it’s not as easy to spot the signs… Read More

How to Perform a Spring Checkup on Your Eavestroughs, Fascia & Siding

How to Perform a Spring Checkup on Your Eavestroughs, Fascia & Siding

February 28th, 2018

Maybe we’re a little too excited about seeing the end of the chilling winter we’ve had here in and around Toronto this year, but the recent thaw got us thinking about any damage the freezing temperatures, snow and ice may have done to the eavestroughs, fascia and siding around a home. Regardless of how severe… Read More

5 answers to “how long will my roof last?”

5 answers to “how long will my roof last?”

February 22nd, 2018

One of the most common questions we get is: “ how long will my roof last ? ” We wish we could tell people exactly when they will need a new roof, but the only answer we can give is: “it depends”. While you can start with the warranty rating of your roofing material as… Read More

Why You Should Check All Around Your House After a January Thaw

Why You Should Check All Around Your House After a January Thaw

January 30th, 2018

The City of Toronto’s Mandatory Downspout Disconnection Bylaw, which went through it’s final phase in December 2016, has added at least one task to homeowners’ list of things to do around the house. While one of the bylaw’s main purposes was to reduce basements flooded due to overloaded storm sewers during heavy rainfall and snow… Read More

3 Ways to Battle Ice Dams on Your Roof

3 Ways to Battle Ice Dams on Your Roof

January 24th, 2018

With the amount of snow we’ve suffered through so far this year in Toronto and the GTA, it’s setting up to be a really good winter for ice dams. Unfortunately, that makes it a potentially bad winter for your roof and eavestroughs. What are Ice Dams? Ice dams often form around the outside edge of… Read More

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