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Replacing a Roof

Roof Replacement

March 6, 2015 / Author: Thomas Brown The ideal time to install a roof is during mild, dry weather. Shingles are easier to work with and are less likely to be marked during application. The shingles are immediately watertight upon application. Although today’s heavier laminate shingles are naturally wind-resistant, the sealing strip that is activated … Read more

Vinyl Siding Cleaning

Vinyl Siding Cleaning

May 18, 2015 / Author: Steve Gibson Like anything exposed to the elements, vinyl siding will get dirty. However, in most cases, a good rainfall or an ordinary garden hose will do wonders on normal, everyday dirt. If the rain and a hose are not successful, use a soft bristled brush, such as a car … Read more

New Entrance System in Markham: A Great Return on Investment

Entrance Door

June 7, 2015 / Author: Steve Gibson The selection of entrance door systems available in the marketplace can seem both daunting and endless. Choosing among steel, fibreglass or even wood is often a matter of personal taste, as today’s doors are all considerably more durable and energy-efficient than in the past. Regardless of your choice, … Read more

Cost-Effective Windows for Sound Reduction in Markham

New windows for sound reduction

June 8, 2015 / Author: Steve Gibson We recently installed new vinyl windows for a customer in an older home backing onto Highway 7, who was constantly plagued with high-traffic noise. The original windows were inefficient single-pane sliders. We installed double-pane casements with argon gas and 4 mill / 3 mill glass. The argon gas … Read more

7 Steps for Choosing the Right Vinyl Window Installer

March 26, 2016 / Author: Edmunds Home Improvements “Rick, we’ve got to do something about the windows,” Sandy implored her husband. “There’s condensation forming between the panes, so I’m pretty sure all of the seals are broken and not doing much to keep the cold out. And the wood on the inside is starting to … Read more

3 Things to Look for When Shopping for New Vinyl Windows

Large Windows Installed

March 26, 2016 / Author: Edmunds Home Improvements There are few things more annoying than finding yourself freezing in your own home, despite having the heat on full blast. As you may already know, the most likely cause of heat loss is your windows. Unfortunately, it’s often hard, if not impossible, to have old windows … Read more

Counterfeit Shingles in Markham

Shingles

May 12, 2016 / Author: Edmunds Home Improvements The Telltale Sign of Counterfeit Shingles that Every York Region Homeowner Needs to Be Aware Of One of the best parts about having new shingles installed is the comfort afforded by the knowledge that you won’t have to worry about your roof leaking for at least another … Read more

Can I Repair My Broken Windows, or Do I Need to Replace Them?

Foggy window

August 13, 2016 / Author: Colin Gibson From water damage to astronomical heating bills, faulty windows can cause a variety of problems. Given that replacing a house full of windows can cost upwards of $10,000, repairing your existing windows is usually preferable to replacing them, when possible. The following guide will help you to identify … Read more

Why You Can’t Neglect Your Soffit and Fascia

Soffit & Fascia

September 18, 2016 / Author: Colin Gibson Soffit and fascia are similar to eavestrough in that, although they can both add a unique aesthetic accent to your home, for the most part they go unnoticed. That is, until they cause you problems. Your soffit and fascia play an important role in the health of your … Read more