Is Your Roof In Trouble?

Is Your Roof In Trouble? A solid roof above your head is pretty crucial if you enjoy having a warm, cozy, and leak-free home. In the wake of the extreme weather we’ve had this past year (those summer storms can do a number on your roof) here are some things you should keep an eye…

FAQ: Driveway Sealing

FAQ: Driveway Sealing Just like your house, car, or yard, your driveway needs occasional maintenance to keep it in good working order and ensure that it lasts for a long time. A good sealer will keep your driveway looking great for many years, or rejuvenate an existing surface. A sealer will improve your driveway’s appearance,…

Happy Labour Day!

Happy Labour Day! Labour Day belongs to all of us, and no one deserves a break more than you do. And aside from BBQs and an early farewell to summer, Labour Day is when we celebrate the economic and social contributions of workers across Canada. This year we’d like to acknowledge the efforts of all…

9 Fabulous Fake Plants With Big Impact

9 Fabulous Fakes While it’s easier than ever to buy live plants online, sometimes, despite our best intentions, those live plants become, well, dead plants. Artificial plants — fake plants, silk plants, faux foliage, or whatever you want to call them — offer a simple solution. They’ll never outgrow their pots, the leaves will never…

6 Signs You Have a Leak

6 Signs of a Leak It’s a scene you’re probably familiar with from movies and tv — the hero is lying in bed, tossing and turning, a steady drip from a faucet keeping him from catching the Z’s he needs. This scene is played for laughs, but a leak is no laughing matter—and it can…

A COVID Free Canada Day

A COVID Free Canada Day The List This year, your Canada Day gathering will feel a little more… exclusive. Just embrace that angle and dive headfirst into the VIP theme by inviting only those in your immediate household and others who have already confirmed they’re part of your extended “social bubble.” Rules and regulations around…

What Is Tuckpointing?

What Is Tuckpointing? If you own a brick home, as you probably know, you have a beautiful design feature which increases the value and appeal of your home.  But did you know that all masonry needs repair at some point? Mortar joints can become damaged over time due to harsh weather conditions, particularly excessive amounts…

Exterior Painting Trends

Exterior Painting Trends Unless you’ve been driving around with blinders on you’re sure to have noticed the prevalence of very dark exterior colours on homes by now. Exterior paint colour trends for 2020 practically starts and ends with black, charcoal, navy and other very dark hues. These Darker homes started showing up in about 2014…