Roof repair / Discussions

How do I get rid of carpenter ants?

...roof was redone 10 years ago and found the roof structure was damaged by ants. We saw them a lot back then but we didn’t see any inside again until just two wee...

Posted by Shawn B Nov. 14, 2017, 10:27 a.m. Pest control 1 Responses

Should I replace my skylights with solar tubes?

...repair skylights? As a rule, we like to ‘repair’ rather than ‘replace’ if possible, but in the case of skylights and windows that depends on the extent of dam...

Posted by Elizabeth Brown Nov. 30, 2018, 9:32 p.m. Windows and doors 1 Responses

Is There a Difference Between an Air Barrier and vapor barrier?

Hi, I have an open beam house (no attic access) built in 1962. I live in cold, dry Edmonton Alberta. My low slope roof doesn't leak, however about once a year ...

Posted by Sherri Mccormick Aug. 17, 2018, 3:24 p.m. Roof assemblies - renovation 3 Responses

Should I replace my geothermal system with a gas boiler?

...roof, infloor heating in basement, geothermal heating (closed loop, 6 wells 200 ft deep), triple E argon windows, R50 attic insulation, etc. However, the coax...

Posted by Lawrence Brusnyk Oct. 31, 2018, 8:07 p.m. Heat pumps, geothermal and AC 1 Responses