Category: Roofing

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Home Insulation: Don’t DIY, Hire a Pro

There are many benefits of good home insulation: It will lower your heating and air conditioning costs, minimize temperature fluctuations, prevent mould growth, buffer outside noise and reduce your home’s environmental impact. Although you may be tempted to DIY, hiring an insulation professional will payoff in how they assess your home upfront...

/ November 10, 2016

Top 10 Gutter And Eavestrough Questions

Gutters (also known as eavestroughs) are long, narrow tubes that are attached to the fascia of your home and are used to reroute rain. Downspouts attached to the gutters then funnel water to the ground where ideally, it’s directed away from the foundation of the home. Proper irrigation that takes...

/ October 14, 2016
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Five Common Roof Problems And How to Solve Them

Spring and early Summer is the perfect time to get that home maintenance ‘to-do’ list complete – especially with larger outdoor projects. Every Spring we see an increase in reviews about roofing companies and searches for ‘roof’ on our site, which can only mean one thing – this is the season for...

/ June 16, 2016
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Roofing replacement and maintenance projects – what will you pay?

As with many things in your home, roofs require regular maintenance and at times, a total replacement. A leaky roof, ponding water, poor installation or a myriad of other problems can cause a cascade of issues that can have very serious consequences for other areas of your home. The most...

/ June 9, 2016
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2016 Best Of HomeStars Award Winners – Roofers

Roofs, like the rest of your home, require regular maintenance and/or replacement to ensure they are providing the comfort and function your home requires. Delaying repair on your roofing system can have both short and long-term effects that many building owners often don’t consider or don’t think are serious. The short-term effects...

/ May 31, 2016
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HomeStars announces Giving Back Award winners

HomeStars created the Giving Back Awards to recognize companies that have done significant charitable work in their community in 2015. We received over 200 entries and selected the 78 most deserving companies listed below, who went ‘above and beyond’ in giving back to their communities. The winning companies listed below...

/ February 16, 2016
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GBA Winner: The Crack Specialists

HomeStars would like to congratulate The Crack Specialists for winning a Giving Back Award.  In the words of owner Lorrie Martin, “For the fifth year, The Crack Specialists sponsored the Kid’s Ability Radio-A-Thon, “Every Child deserves a “SOLID FOUNDATION”! We also provided complimentary Foundation Waterproofing for Kitchener/Waterloo Habitat for Humanity...

/ February 16, 2016

GBA Winner: JMT Roofing and Painting Inc.

HomeStars created the Giving Back Awards (GBA) to recognize companies that have done significant charitable work in their community in 2015.  HomeStars would like to congratulate JMT Roofing and Painting for winning a Giving Back Award.  In the words of owner John Jaswal, “At the Food Bank, we sort, repack...

/ February 16, 2016

GBA Winner: Millwall Roofing

HomeStars created the Giving Back Awards (GBA) to recognize companies that have done significant charitable work in their community in 2015.  HomeStars would like to congratulate Millwall Roofing for winning a Giving Back Award.  In the words of owner Darrell Macdonald, “Millwall Roofing has a history of sponsoring fundraising events...

/ February 16, 2016

GBA Winner: Calgary Elite Roofing Inc

HomeStars created the Giving Back Awards (GBA) to recognize companies that have done significant charitable work in their community in 2015.  HomeStars would like to congratulate Calgary Elite Roofing for winning a Giving Back Award.  In the words of Robert LaPierre, “We donated free material to Boys Scouts Canada. Free...

/ February 16, 2016