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Eavestroughs and rain water management blog

Replacing your roof: 3 clues that don’t lie

Purchasing a home comes with many aspects, which is why it is important to plan for and prepare for possible problems. As is the case with home foundations, the roofing structure is key in preserving your home. Vigilance is crucial in this case if you wish to prevent water infiltration and mold, which could spread to the attic and the structure of the house. Avoiding these inconveniences means avoiding staggering costs, hence the importance of knowing when to replace your roof.

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What is the difference between gutter, soffit and fascia?

Québec’s changing weather requires specific and durable installations. Without a gutter, your residence runs the risk of dealing with water infiltration problems. Without soffit and a fascia board, mold can grow in the attic. It is therefore important to distinguish these three elements if you wish to integrate them properly into your home.

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4 different types of fireplace: which one to choose?

Nothing is more comforting than the heat and crackling of a fireplace when the cold sets in. Although wood fireplaces are fun to enjoy at home, they still come with their share of drawbacks such as transporting the cords of wood, cutting the wood, scraps, soot, ashes, etc. Several other options are available as well: gas, pellet, electric and ethanol fireplaces. Each has its upsides and downsides; which to choose?

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One click away from finding the right contractor for your renovation projects

Renovation projects are sometimes key to ensuring the sustainability of your home. However, they all come with their fair share of stress. Furthermore, redoing the bathroom, planning for a new kitchen or putting in a new roof requires a major investment. So many contractors offering the same kind of services, yet such a huge discrepancy in the prices they give you. Where to start? Who to call? Be that as it may, there are actually brokers now who can help you make an informed decision, free of charge. To that end, several websites will guide you through the bids submitted so that you can have peace of mind.

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