How Weather Conditions Can Affect Your Roof

In Ottawa, summers are warm and sunny and winters are brutal. This constant change in outdoor temperature not only affects your personal ventures, but most importantly the condition of the roof—your home’s main defense system against harsh weather elements. 

Everything You Need to Know About House Wraps

During the siding replacement process, you’ve likely heard your contractor use the term “house wrap”. The house wrap is a component that you can add to your home in order to prevent moisture, mold growth and drafts. Despite its benefits, however, some homeowners wonder if they really need to have it installed on their homes. […]

3 Reasons to Have Your Roof Replaced This Spring

Replacing your home’s roofing system is a home improvement task that can be done at any time of the year. For instance, some homeowners tend to wait until the summer, while some wait for winter and fall to arrive before they get it done. While you are more than free to replace your roof any […]

Why You Should Use Asphalt Shingles on a Commercial Roof

Like residential roofs, when you’re replacing your commercial roofing system, you’ll learn from your roofer that you have a wide variety of material options, such as EPDM, BUR or TPO roofing membranes. What some building owners fail to realize, however, is that these aren’t your only commercial roof material options. In fact, according to experts, […]

4 Advantages of Metal Siding

When you’re planning to have your old siding replaced, you’ll be pleased to learn from your siding installation expert that you have a wide range of options when it comes to materials. When choosing your siding, you can pick between vinyl, fiber cement or even stucco siding for your home. While these are all materials […]

Winter Siding Damage to Watch Out For

Siding is responsible for protecting homes from the elements. It’s designed to be weather through a variety of outdoor threats, but it does have to work harder than ever when conditions are harsh, such as during winter. In case you are dealing with damage, you want to be ready for it so it pays to […]

Why Work With a Roofer Offering Financing Options?

When you embark on any kind of roofing project, especially a replacement, you can expect to make a significant investment. For a lot of homeowners, this means seeking out financing options they can work with to help them better manage their expenses. What many don’t realize, however, is that they don’t have to look far […]

4 Benefits Seamless Gutters Have to Offer

Investing in gutters ensures that water from your roof is properly directed away from your property, preventing issues that can be detrimental to your home. But what type of gutter system should you choose? Expert gutter and roofing contractor Century Roofing and Siding recommends seamless gutters, thanks to the benefits they offer.

Is Frost on My Roof a Bad Thing?

It’s normal for a homeowner to want to make sure that their property is in top shape at all times. After all, your home is one of the most significant investments you’ll ever make. As such, making the most of your investment means taking care of your property. And when it’s winter, this can mean […]

Mixed Texture Siding: Here’s How It Can Work

In siding installation, it’s general knowledge that it would be far easier to simply choose one material for the entire thing. Plus, the advantage is that the design would be uniform throughout, contributing to visual consistency. That said, some adventurous homeowners use multiple textures in siding. The question is—is this really advisable?