By June 09, 2013

I have recently come across an issue that affects many homeowners. Ice Dams. Now I know what you’re thinking…its pretty much summer! In my opinion, a good contractor will be able to spot problems related to all seasons, no matter what time of year the work is being done. In this particular instance I was


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By October 06, 2012

Good day All, Today I will be extolling the virtues of soffit, and fascia. A great percentage of homeowners have heard these terms before, but to my surprise, not many people seem to know what they are, and what purpose they actually serve. If you are among the few who do know, then reading this


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By August 03, 2012

  Good Day, In my many years of installing seamless eaves troughs, there is one common truth that exists. You either care, or don’t care about your eaves. What do I mean by this? If you care about your eaves troughs, you undoubtedly realize that they are an integral part of carrying water away from


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By July 31, 2012

Hello Homeowners! I have touched briefly in previous posts regarding the cost of materials vs the cost of installation. Sometimes there is a large gap between the two.; for instance; vinyl siding. This is the type of product that costs very little to make and is relatively inexpensive to purchase from a supplier. The biggest


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By July 28, 2012

Good Morning Everyone, So you’ve taken the first step to doing some renovation work to your home. This process can be very exciting and potentially prosperous for you. There is nothing more exhilarating than “making over” your home. The prospect of redoing some portion of your home can feel like being in a completely new


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By July 18, 2012

Good Day readers, On most days I am glad to be self employed. It really does afford me certain luxuries that do not come with a steady 9-5 job. I am able to make my own hours, work at my own pace, leave early, and have the flexibility I need to reduce stress if I


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By July 12, 2012

Here are some before pics of a small eavestrough job I did in Goderich


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By July 10, 2012

Interested in renovation do’s and don’t’s? Stay in touch with me (Gary) at Select Renovations here at my blog. I will be posting new and relevant material that I come across in my home improvement journey. Both good and bad! If you don’t see a topic, just ask, and i will post on it for


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