• Calculating The Cost Of Replacing A Furnace

    4 February 2015

    When you have to pay a high cost for heating bills, it can make surviving the winter a real challenge. If you have an older furnace in your home, chances are that it was not designed to maximize efficiency. Thus, even though a new furnace represents an added cost, you can typically decrease your costs by buying a highly efficient furnace for your home.  A Tale of Inefficiency: How an Older Furnace Contributes to High Heating Costs

  • 4 Tips For Keeping Your Concrete Mixer Clean

    2 February 2015

    Concrete mixers are important for anyone who regularly pours concrete, but this critical piece of equipment has a really dirty job. Keeping your concrete mixer clean is imperative if you want to get the best mixes of concrete and if you want to maintain your equipment for as long as possible, and luckily, it's easier than you think. Remember these tips when working with your concrete mixer, and you can help keep it shiny and clean, no matter how much work you put it through.

  • The Four Different Garage Door Materials To Choose From

    27 January 2015

    When you are considering installing a new garage door for your home, you want to be sure that you are aware of all your options. There are pros and cons to all options, which is why comparing all options is important. Here are the four material choices you have for overhead doors: Steel: Steel is the most popular garage door material to choose from. This is probably because it is the most affordable and has a number of pros behind it.

  • Beautiful Burrowers: Landscaping To Attract Burrowing Owls

    27 January 2015

    Canada boasts some of the most amazing scenery anywhere in the world, but the breathtaking beauty of the countryside often overshadows some of the ecological disasters occurring right under the noses of the very people who live there. One species in particular, the Burrowing Owl, is disappearing at an alarming rate. The Committee on the Status of Endangered Wildlife listed the Burrowing Owl as endangered in 1995, and that status was re-confirmed both in 2000 and in 2006.

  • Chasing Unwanted Vermin From Your Roof: How Roofing Companies Can Pest-Proof Your Home

    22 January 2015

    In Canada, it is common to have squirrels, racoons, mice and birds trying to get in and roost in homes over the winter. Sometimes you might even have an unwanted opossum or feral cat trying to make your home theirs. Their favorite access points are always near the roof of your home. If you want to discourage Canada's many furry inhabitants from moving in, here are a few things you can do.