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Dunbar Masonry & Construction Ltd.

Dunbar Masonry is a family owned and operated company that has been serving Vancouver since 1955. They specialize in quality new construction, heritage restoration, and masonry repair and maintenance. Dunbar Masonry and Construction Ltd. contractors and employees are certified bricklayers and masons, which have been trained by master masons. They are members of the Canadian Masonry Contractors Association and the Masonry Institute of British Columbia. ...
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Maintaining Chimneys

Ensuring that your Chimney is well maintained will help you get the most out of your fireplace during the heating season. Here are some maintenance tips that will prove helpful for anyone operating their fireplace:
Make Sure You Are Prepared For Winter

Our Canadian winters can be unpredictable and when temperatures dip below freezing, it can cause countless problems for homeowners if you neglect some winter chores. Unfortunately, many homeowners wait until snow hits the ground before they take preventative steps to winterize their home.
Chimney Repointing

Chimneys are being converting to metal insulated type of chimneys rather than the old flue-liner type with solid brick /block chimney chases. The reason for this change is the devices being used in the chimneys are also changing.
Do Not Let Winter Catch You Unprepared

West Coast winters can be unpredictable and when temperatures dip below freezing, it can cause countless problems for homeowners if you neglect some winter chores. Unfortunately, many homeowners wait until snow hits the ground before they take preventative steps to winterize their home.
Bats in Attic

Q: We have had problems with bats in our attic ever since two barns were torn down near our home. We have been told by a pest control company that they can't be removed until the fall. Any suggestions?
The Importance of Wood Burning Fireplace/Stove Cleaning and Chimney Maintenance

Ensuring that your Chimney is well maintained will help you get the most out of your fireplace during the heating season. Here are some maintenance tips that will prove helpful for anyone operating their fireplace:
Play smart with fireplaces

Ensuring that your Chimney is well maintained will help you get the most out of your fireplace during the heating season. Here are some maintenance tips that will prove helpful for anyone operating their fireplace:
Planning on Re-Roofing?

Some roofing contractors and roofing manufactures suggest that new roofing membrane can be installed over the old. This is a "No No!" In my opinion it must all come off including the flashing around chimneys, vent flashings as well as replacing all roof vents.
Ask Questions Before Hiring Roofing Contractor

When the time comes to time re-roof your home you should research your options carefully - this is a long-term investment that will affect the value of your home and your curb appeal. I cannot stress the importance of hiring a qualified roofing contractor. Asking the right questions is the key to selecting the right roofing contractor:
Preventing curling asphalt shingles

Roof ventilation the cause of curling asphalt shingles. Are your asphalt shingles showing signs of curling as well as discolouring around the flashings of chimneys and along the soffit lines?
Fire Prevention Month - Ten Winter Safety Tips

Insulation: In this age of high energy costs, adding insulation to your house can save you energy, but it could also lead to a fire. Have your home electrical system checked and have deficiencies...
October is Fire Prevention Month

Ten Steps to Make Your Home Safe for the Winter
Routine Home Maintenance

Preventative maintenance now can save a lot of time and money later. Here is a handy routine maintenance check list that is ideal to keep on hand.
When It's Time for a New Roof

When the time comes to re-roof your home you should research your options carefully - this is a long-term investment that will affect the value of your home and your curb appeal. Most people think of a new roof as just banging up some shingles. But savvy homeowners know better! Today, effective roofing relies on advanced material technology and an integrated systems approach to protect your biggest asset, your home. There are some points to consider when making an informed decision.
Closing Up Cottage or RV For Winter

Q: Every fall we debate back and forth as to the best method of closing up our cottage for the winter months. Do you have some guidelines that we might follow.
When Its Time For a New Roof

When the time comes to time re-roof your home you should research your options carefully - this is a long-term investment that will affect the value of your home and your curb appeal. Most people think of a new roof as just banging up some shingles. But savvy homeowners know better! Today, effective roofing relies on advanced material technology and an integrated systems approach to protect your biggest asset, your home.
Prevent Carbon Monoxide From Taking Over Your Home

Follow these easy steps to keep your family safe from carbon monoxide:
Take preventive steps to save costs later on

Now that the Christmas and new year celebrations are over, my guess is we can sit back and see what surprises may pop up. I am not talking about your credit card statement, although I am sure many people would like to forget about that one. What I am thinking about is your biggest investment: Your home.
Take time and care when shutting down family's summer place

It’s hard to believe it, but fall has arrived, so summer is officially over. Whatever you call your getaway home — cabin or cottage — the question remains: What to do when closing up for fall or winter? Depending on the type of property you have, there are specific tasks to keep in mind.
Fall Maintenance For The Home

Fall is here and it's the time of year when we inspect our homes, finish off those exterior maintenance chores and ensure our homes' heating systems are in fine working order. While the timing of the seasons varies across the country, this maintenance list is a general guide for you to follow.