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Shell Buseys Home Improvements And Renovations - Windows

Shell Busey’s Home Improvements and Renovations can upgrade your old windows to much more energy efficient windows. SBHI&R also installs Patio Doors and French Doors. Call today to receive a FREE estimate at 604.542.2236 Below is a video of Shell i...
21st Century Roofers Ltd.

In greater Vancouver, 21st Century Roofers certified to install the finest of asphalt fiberglass laminate shingles. They also provide Cedar Conversions and the SBS Torch On Roof System, a modern alternative to old fashioned Tar and Gravel. Exceptional warranty options best suited for your needs.
Top 5 Article Search Results for keyword(s): Skylights

Solar Control Fabric For Existing Skylights

Q: Our 14-years-old rancher has two skylights in the kitchen that are approximately 2' x 4'. Every summer this area gets so warm that it becomes very uncomfortable. I am looking for a type of solar control product that could be installed on the glass to help keep the heat out but allow some light into the house. In a few years we would like to replace the skylights with more energy efficient ones but in the meantime we would like something to get us through the next few summers.
How can I get rid of mold?

Dear Shell,My house is 12 years old, it has 3 skylights (one in the bathroom) and baseboard heating. There isn't a lot of air circulation. Around my windows and in the skylights is a lot...
CondoSmarts - Alterations and Information Management

Dear Tony: Our strata council has discovered a serious problem in how we manage our information. In 2002, one of our townhouse owners requested permission to install 3 skylights into her unit. The strata consented on the condition that she agreed in writing to be responsible for the maintenance and repair and any future costs related to the damages.
When It's Time for a New Roof

All roofers are not created equal. Some are not committed to quality roofing, some are willing to cut corners to get the job done quickly; others just might be lacking experience. Defective roofing costs homeowners millions of dollars every year for whatever reason. HouseSmart Home Services Network Roofers are on roofs every day that have serious damage due to inferior roofing practice. They have provided this article to inform homeowners of what they need to know to avoid roofing mistakes that
AskShell.com Podcast - Episode 8

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.
Make Sure a Retrofit Does Not Cause New Problems While Treating Old Ones

I have received a lot of feedback on my previous column on "prioritizing" work on your home to get the best quality of life, comfort and savings from your energy-efficiency upgrades.
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:
Cut costs with new thermostat

One of the least expensive ways to lower your home heating bill is to install a programmable thermostat. They are inexpensive, priced between $25 and $100 and you can save three to four percent on your heating costs by turning your thermostat down 3 Celsius for at least eight hours every day.
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.
CondoSmarts - Before Alterations Go Off The Rails

Dear Tony: We live in a 26 unit townhouse complex in the tri cities. Unlike conventional side by side townhouses, we have one of top of the other. 13 enter their units from the lower road to a garage, and 13 enter through the upper road into a garage. One owner on the lower level has requested permission for a makeover of their unit that would include the removal of the interior walls creating a large open concept area. They claim it would have no impact on any other strata lot. The neighbours
Installing a Programmable Thermostat

One of the least expensive ways to lower your home heating bill is to install a programmable thermostat. Priced between $30 and $100, they are inexpensive, and you can save three to four per cent on your heating costs by turning your thermostat down 3 C for at least eight hours every day.
CondoSmarts - Conflict Of Interest

Dear Tony: Our strata is approving a special levy in June for the amount of $550,000 for the roofing, skylights and gutter replacement in our townhouse complex. The owners have been circulating a petition about the project and claiming the strata council president should be not be permitted at the meeting because the company is owned by his brother.
Save energy, money with kitchen renos

Remodeling your kitchen to be more eco friendly and energy efficient doesn’t mean sacrificing budget and style. Many manufacturers of kitchen flooring, countertops, appliances and other accessories have created products that not only save you energy dollars and make your space more comfortable but also add a whole new look to your space. It goes without saying that a kitchen remodeling project starts with a well designed layout taking everything into consideration including your lifestyle, bud
Tips to Beat the Heat This Summer

With summer on the way, here are a few simple tips you can follow to stay comfortable, being as energy efficient as possible.
Renovations on a Budget

For the majority of homeowners, renovating entails balancing what you want and the financial resources you have available. Professional renovators suggest a number of approaches that can help to stretch your budget.
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.
StrataSmart Living

More and more often owners are requesting permission to alter their strata lot or the common property. Alterations can range from installing skylights, closing in decks, to opening the attic in order to create another room. The standard bylaws of the Strata Property Act require the owner to obtain the written permission of the Strata Corporation before commencing the alteration.
Check Before You Renovate Your Strata Lot

More and more often owners are requesting permission to alter their strata lot or the common property. Alterations can range from installing skylights, closing in decks, to opening the attic in order to create another room. The standard bylaws of the Strata Property Act require the owner to obtain the written permission of the Strata Corporation before commencing the alteration.
What Homebuyers Want Today

According to a new survey, today's homebuyers want:
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.