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DISCLAIMER: shingling a roof can be a dangerous and intensive project. It’s highly recommended that you contact a roofing professional to talk about your project beforehand and utilize their services if necessary. Re-roofing your house can be one of the most daunting DIY activities, especially if you are tackling the project alone.  Many people decide…

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The siding material you use for your home has an impact on the curb appeal of your home, as well as protecting your home from extreme weather conditions such as wind, rain, and hail. Depending on the location of your residence, you should be considering what the best option is for your home to keep…

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Rubber roofing materials are a modern, durable solution for your roof that can give it a longer-lasting life while staying relatively low in cost. Compared to other roofing materials, it stands out because of its relatively low cost and high strength. In this article, we will go over some of the different types of rubber…

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Rooftop Solar Panels – Are They Right For Your Home Year after year we hear about the benefits of solar panels and how they can help save you money and make the earth a cleaner place to live. Solar panels can effectively cut down your electricity bills, as well as cut down on carbon emissions.…

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Replacing Your Roof In The Winter Calgary during the winter months can reach freezing temperatures. Many homeowners have asked whether or not replacing a roof during the winter is viable due to the extreme temperatures that Calgary and Alberta are prone to experiencing. The answer to this question varies. Especially, when it comes to the…

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It seems to be the big debate- should I just patch the weak spot in my roof or replace the whole thing? Some would think that repairing a roof is more cost-effective. However, in the long term, continuously repairing the problems in your roof can add up and can actually result in far more money…

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Everyone loves soaking in the sun and enjoying the refreshment of the great outdoors. However, when you live in a cold-weather climate, like in Calgary, it becomes harder to enjoy being outside for long periods of time.  Fortunately, adding an enclosure patio or sunroom to your home can help you enjoy the beauty of nature…

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The roof is the armor of a home. It’s the home’s first defense against the wear and tear weather can inflict. Maintaining your roof not only helps to prolong the life of your roof but also helps maintain the integrity of your home as well. The benefits of a well-maintained roof keep you safe from…

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When the last of summer’s heat fades and you find yourself pulling out hoodies more than shorts, it may be time to tackle a few simple home inspections as well.  It’s best to be proactive on prepping your home for the harsh winter months, or else you may find some unwanted surprises next spring. Here…

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What You Need to Know About Siding Repair in Calgary House siding maintenance is just as important as roof repairs and replacement. Most homeowners don’t realize that damaged siding even if minor can cause major impairment to the structural integrity of a home and can result in costly fixes.  Read more about how to spot…

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