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How to Discover Roof Leaks (& What to Do If You Find Them)
The Guns N Hoses team has fixed leaky roofs throughout the Calgary area, so we know all about how to recognize leaks and take effective steps to address them. Learn what you can do by yourself here, and what parts of the job require experienced professional help. […]
The Ultimate Guide to Sun Tunnels (Calgary Edition)
The expert professional roofers at Guns N Hoses have installed sun tunnels in homes throughout Calgary—let us tell you everything you need to know when considering one of these convenient natural light sources for a space in your home! […]
Do Calgary Homes Benefit from Impact-Resistant Shingles?
Your roof keeps out the rain, helps ensure your home’s structural integrity, and is a vital part of your property’s curb appeal—so protecting it from debris and inclement weather is essential for maintaining your investment. Impact-resistant shingles offer more durability than standard varieties—but is Calgary’s weather rough enough that you […]
Skylight Mythbusters: 10 Myths Calgarians Should Stop Believing
Skylights are beautiful, but some Calgarians have concerns about having them installed. That’s because there are plenty of myths circulating about skylights—for example, that they’re expensive, difficult to maintain, or that they leak. Fortunately, none of those things are true if you have your skylight installed properly by qualified professionals. […]
Architectural Controls: What You Need to Know about Changing Your Siding
Putting new siding on your home is one of the best ways to improve its appearance and increase its curb appeal—which can raise its value as well. But before you start slapping brand spanking new siding all over the outside of your home, you’ll need to know something about architectural […]
How Big Should Your Gutters Be?
We often don’t think about our gutters, which means they’re doing their job effectively—but if you’ve noticed they’re getting clogged frequently or are unable to handle the amount of water coming down, it may be time to rethink the size of your gutters. Below, we’ll go over the types and […]
Why is Vinyl Siding Popular in the Calgary Area?
The materials used for your home’s exterior can have a huge impact on its condition and value over time. Carefully choosing high-quality siding and properly maintaining it lets you save on heating and cooling while preventing leaks or moisture from accumulating in your home. Although there are many siding materials […]
7 Ways Your Home’s Exterior Can Improve Energy Efficiency
We all want to improve the energy efficiency of our homes. Energy-conscious living is better for the environment and helps battle the ever-rising costs of gas and electricity. ENERGY STAR appliances and electronics lower consumption inside your home. But your home’s exterior plays a massive part in improving energy efficiency, […]
What is Roof Flashing & Why is it Important?
Roof flashing is vital for maintaining the quality and reliability of your roof. If you haven’t heard of roof flashing before, don’t panic—we’ll go over what it is, how it works, and when yours might need to be replaced. At Guns n Hoses, we don’t only provide roof replacements and […]