The 6 Most Common Types Of Insulation Mistakes

The 6 Most Common Types Of Insulation Mistakes

When it comes to the most crucial aspect of your home, some important ways you can take care of it include your windows being airtight, drywall being safe from water damage, and the roof of your home being secure from the elements.

Another integral — yet often overlooked — part of maintaining a home is proper insulation.

Many people simply don’t realize just how vital insulation is when it comes to keeping your home comfortable and heating and cooling it efficiently.

Homeowners make several common mistakes when it comes to insulating their homes, which results in poor insulation. In this post, we’ll look at some of the most common mistakes that you can avoid.

Roof Insulation

Why Your Roof Is Leaking in the Winter (And How to Prevent It)

It’s wintertime, and the temperatures are dropping rapidly.

In addition to drafty rooms, slick driveways and bursting pipes, you also have another issue to contend with: a wet roof.

You want to think that your shingles will hold up against ice, sleet, and snow. However, the reality is that even the most well-built roofs can fall victim to the damage that extreme winter weather can hurl at our properties.

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Attic Insulation

Effects Of A Poorly Insulated Attic

Your attic is one of the most important parts of your home when it comes to insulation.

If it is not well insulated, you could be in for a number of issues that pop up throughout the year as the temperature and weather changes. In this blog post, we will discuss the different reasons why a well-insulated attic is important for your home.

We will also cover the effects of a poorly insulated attic and how you can prevent this from happening!

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DIY Roof Inspections

8 Simple Tips for Seasonal DIY Roof Inspections (3 Bonus Points Included!)

We all know that regardless of how much we’d like them to, roofs just do not last forever. There comes a time when replacement or repair is necessary, but with that being said, there are ways to ensure you are protecting your residential roof and taking proper care of your shingles in order to extend the life of your home’s roof as long as possible. After all, your roof is your home’s first line of defense against the outdoor elements!

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Prepare Your Roof For Winter

7 Ways to Prepare Your Roof for the Harsh Canadian Winter

As we conclude 2020 with the last few months of the year, many Canadian homeowners are slowly preparing their properties for the winter months ahead.

From packing up patio sets to clearing out quarantine gardens, there is certainly a lot to manage!

Unfortunately, the hustle and bustle can often cause homeowners to overlook the most important defense against the harsh Canadian winter – the quality and performance of their roof.

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Protect Your Roof

15 Top Ways to Protect Your Roof from Rainwater

You can’t control the weather, but you can take steps to protect your roof from heavy rain and water damage. Rain water damage can be a stressful issue for homeowners that many may not be aware of until it becomes a bigger, more daunting problem.

Moisture from rain water has the potential to damage your home’s structural integrity with mold, rotting, and even cracks, so it’s important to stay on top of any issues in order to keep moisture under control. Using gutters and downspouts to drain water from the roof and replacing the roofing on time can prevent permanent roof rain damage, and can save you up to $8,000 by avoiding expensive emergency repairs.

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