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Avante Concrete

Our concrete specialists offer both residential and commercial property services, including: Placing and Finishing, Forming and Grading, Exposed Aggregate, Stamped Concrete, Retaining Walls, Concrete Staining, Concrete Sealing, Patios, Foundations, Tilt-Up Construction and Slabjacking.
Drainrock Industries

Drainrock Industries is your trusted family owned and operated company that specializes in doing the job RIGHT the first time. Their team can correctly diagnose and repair problem areas such as: flooded homes/basements and crawlspaces, cracked foundations, soggy or wet back yards, settled concrete and water intrusion. They assess the problem area and give a retailed analysis on the root of the problem with the aid of a video inspection camera and hydro f...
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Wood Foundations?

Question from Giselle in Eckville, Alberta -----To Shell,My husband and I are considering buying a 20-year-old home with a wood foundation. Our realtor tells us the builders used...
Life Expectancy of Home Components

How many years of service can a homeowner reasonably expect from a roof, window, furnace or hotwater heater? A 2006 study conducted by the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) provides insight into the life expectancies of a number of products in the home. It takes into account numerous factors that include use, maintenance, climate and advances in technology.
All you need to know about - French Drains

For many of us who aren't familiar with a French Drain, a French Drain is a simple and effective sloping trench dug in the ground, filled in with gravel or rock which will redirect rain water and ground water from one area to another.
How a French Drain Could Address Drainage Issue

Recently on the Home Discovery Show, the topic of The French Drain was raised by a listener. For many of us who aren't familiar with the term; a French Drain is a simple and effective sloping trench dug in the ground, filled in with gravel or rock which will redirect rain water and ground water from one area to another.
CondoSmarts - Strata's Need To Stay Organized

Dear Tony: Our strata council are entirely new as of December 15th. The previous council who have served us well have retired and we had our first council meeting on Saturday January 2nd to start planning for the New Year. As a past chair of foundations and associations, I have to say that I am appalled at the lack of organization and resources our council had to work with. The past president and treasurer came to the meeting to assist with transition but had no records or information...
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.
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.
AskShell.com Podcast - Episode 19

AskShell.com Podcast is a new version of the Home Discovery Radio Show Shell used to do every weekend across Western Canada. In the AskShell.com Podcast, Shell answers YOUR emails, has interviews with guests in the Home Improvement industry and features hard to find, but use-able products.
Surviving a Disaster - Tips In The Event Of An Earthquake, Flood, Forest Fire, Chemical Spill or Any Type of Disaster

Making plans could save your family's lives during a natural disaster. Each week we will add a new tip that involves gathering some household items, doing a bit of maintenance around your home and educating your family about what to do in the event of an emergency.
Flood Prevention and Maintaining Your Homes Drainage System

If there is a catch basin in front of your property that hasn't yet been cleared of snow and ice, please clear it off to help the water run off.Also, to protect your property, make sure that your gutters, drains and any drains serving sunken patios or roof decks are clear. If you're concerned about snow on your roof, please do not clear it off yourself - hire a professional.