1. All About Curling Asphalt Shingles

    Damaged shingles can spell disaster for your roof. Leaks, pests, and damage to the insulation of your attic can all result from damaged shingles. Hail, wind, and extreme weather all place your asphalt shingles at risk. One of the most easily identifiable signs of damage is curling.   What is Curling? Yes, curling is a fantastic sport, but it’s also an early warning sign of roof damage. When…Read More

  2. Our Favorite Siding Options for Your Airdrie Home

    Crazy winters and wet summers can wreak havoc on your home’s siding, causing damage and warping that weakens the integrity of the material. In a previous blog, we discussed five signs of siding damage to watch for. If you notice any of these signs, it may be time to replace the siding. At Urban Siding, we work with a wide array of siding materials and want to help you make the right choice for y…Read More

  3. The Pros and Cons of Wood Shingles

    Choosing the right type of shingle for your home is an important step in replacing your old or damaged roof. While there are many materials available, each has its own distinct benefits and downsides. Today, we’ll take a look at the pros and cons of wood shingles. The Pros Wood shingles provide a natural roof style with a distinct character unlike more common asphalt shingles. Over time, the col…Read More

  4. Watch for These 5 Signs of Siding Damage

    Your home’s siding is your main protection against the elements. Any weak points in the material allow moisture to become trapped inside the sheetrock and frame, causing damage to your home’s structure and interior. When damage gets too bad, you’ll notice problems inside your home, but how do you recognize the early signs of damage to your siding? Here are six of the most common signs to wat…Read More

  5. Choosing the Right Shingle for Your Roof

    Now that winter has passed, many people in the Calgary area are looking to replace their old or damaged roof. Replacing your roof is not a simple undertaking. Your old roof has to be removed and new material laid down. However, before you get the replacement, you’ll have to pick out the right material for your new roof. While your contractor will be able to offer suggestions based on your budget…Read More

  6. Benefits of Exterior Siding

    Do you know some hidden benefits of exterior siding products? Some common benefits are energy cost savings (insulated siding), a stronger exterior for your home to protect it from damage, and long-lasting beauty. There are many types of siding available, you may choose any of them by knowing the features of protection and whichever best suits your home needs. As more new homes are built and older …Read More

  7. How To Tell If you Need A New Roof

    When to replace your roof in Calgary, AB Are you unsure of what to look for when determining if you are in need of a new roof? Sometimes your roof may be in need of a roof repair but there are factors to look for when deciding when it is time to replace your roof Your roof is generally the most important part of protecting your homes structure. This is why it is crucial to stay on top of any roofi…Read More

  8. Fall To Do List: Outdoor Maintenance

    Fall To-Do List: Outdoor Maintenance (www.doityourself.com) Outdoor Maintenance Tips Always dress properly before beginning any outdoor maintenance. If you will be doing any climbing, be sure that your shoes aren’t slippery and that the laces are snugly tied. Good tread on the bottom of your shoes will make a lot of difference when you are climbing on the roof. Gather your tools, including trash…Read More

  9. Hail Damage?

    Fierce wind, driving rain and hailstones the size of tennis balls damaged homes and vehicles north of Calgary during a Thursday afternoon thunderstorm. No injuries have been reported in connection to the storm. Read more: http://calgary.ctvnews.ca/thunderstorm-slams-airdrie-and-balzac-with-hail-1.1919128#ixzz37qRyitXx…Read More

  10. Carrying Out Roof Renovations? What You Need To Know

    The decision to get a replacement for an old roof in Calgary needs to be made with the best considerations in mind. You should know that not all roofs types are the same as each building is unique in its own way even if they resemble each other. Given the products available in the marketplace, you need to research and find the best product for impressive roof renovations. If you are not sure, it…Read More