Finding Exterior Damage after Winter

Winter can be hard on your home’s exterior. Now that temperatures are warming up and the rain is taking a break, inspect the outside of your house. Spring is the perfect time to inspect the roof, gutters, and siding. Finding… Read More »

Controlling Moisture in Your Basement

Moisture that hangs around in your basement is never a good thing. Damp air in a dark space provides the perfect conditions for mold growth or rodent nesting. Unaddressed moisture issues can also cause musty odours, perpetually damp air, or… Read More »

Downspouts Play an Important Role

The gutter system captures rainwater that runs down the roof and directs it away from the foundation. It is your home’s best defense against water damage. Downspouts play an important role in a gutter system, ensuring that the gutters operate… Read More »

Siding for Condominiums

If you are a property manager, developer, or owner of a condominium, apartment complex, or any other kind of commercial-residential building, it can be daunting to make decisions about siding. You will want the siding material to be durable, eco-friendly,… Read More »

Curb Appeal Tips for Spring

As the days get longer and a little warmer and signs of spring appear – yes, those are cherry blossoms you are seeing – it’s time to leave winter behind. Spring is the perfect time to clean up after winter… Read More »

What is the Best Material for Soffit?

If improving your home’s exterior is a home improvement you plan on doing before the fall, soffits are an important part of the roofing system. They provide protection from the elements, prevent little critters from accessing the attic, and allow… Read More »

Reasons to Bury a Downspout

Your gutter system plays a crucial role in protecting your home from water damage. Part of that system is the downspouts. They are designed to carry rainwater from the roof to the ground and deposit it far enough away from… Read More »

Should You add Roof Dormers to Your Home?

Dormers add charm, personality, and visual interest to your home’s exterior. There are different types of roof dormers such as hipped, arched top, eyebrow, gabled, and shed. The type of dormer you choose largely depends on the reason or purpose… Read More »

Do You Know How to Clean Gutters?

Now that spring is a month away, as a homeowner, you should be thinking about cleaning the gutters. While it still is technically winter, our Pacific Northwest climate isn’t so cold or extreme. Anytime the temperatures are above zero, the… Read More »

Reasons for Spring Gutter Cleaning

Gutters are an important part of your home’s exterior. They protect its structural integrity from being compromised by excess moisture and the damage it can cause. Keeping the gutter system well-maintained is essential to the health of your home. While… Read More »