Safely Removing Load-Bearing Walls

Load-Bearing Wall

Since the 1990s, open floor plans have dominated architectural designs for new residential construction and have been the inspiration for many home remodeling projects in older homes. In order to achieve this design concept, the walls separating the kitchen from the dining room and living room often need to be removed. In some cases, the […]

The Pros & Cons of Metal Roofs

Once relegated to commercial or utility buildings, metal roofing has made real gains in popularity for North American residential buildings in recent years. By some estimates, the market for residential metal roofing has more than quadrupled over the past decade. This trend is expected to continue, with demand for metal roofing increasing as much as […]

How Roof Pitch Impacts Your Roofing Material Choices

Roofing Pitch and Material Choices. Man on Unfinished Roof

  When it comes to selecting materials for your building’s new roof, it may seem like you have an infinite number of choices at your disposal. Asphalt, metal, wood, clay, and even rubber. Many home and business owners mistakenly believe that the roofing material is purely aesthetic and that any option will work for any […]

The Ugly Side of DIY Exterior Home Renovations

DIY Roofing

Whether it’s to save some money, take ownership of their homes, or simply have a fun adventure, many homeowners attempt to tackle significant exterior home renovations on their own. While we understand the appeal, there are sometimes costly and even dangerous downsides to DIY exterior home renovations that you may not have considered. Read on […]

Common Issues with Skylights & How to Avoid Them


Skylights offer the gorgeous benefit of bathing a space in natural light during the day and providing a glorious view of the stars at night. Unfortunately, skylights bring with them a host of potential problems that can lead to significant damage to your home. Read on to learn about some of the most common issues […]