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How Fall Weather Affects Your Roof

Your roof protects you from the elements. Day in, day out, the roofing system works overtime to keep your home’s exterior safe from water damage, maintaining its structural integrity. Sunny for several days in a row, then windy, then lower… Read More »

Tips for Buying Vinyl Siding

Deciding factors for what type of siding material to choose include, amount of annual rainfall, appearance, and price. Vinyl siding is a popular choice for homeowners because it is very budget-friendly, easy to maintain, durable, and well-suited to Vancouver weather.… Read More »

Things Growing in Gutters

When a gutter system is neglected, it can become cluttered with debris that prevents water flowing to the downspouts. While most homeowners are aware of the importance of gutter cleaning, it’s understandable how easily this unpleasant chore can be put… Read More »

Hazards to Look for When Working on the Roof

At some point this fall you will be doing home maintenance that might include cleaning the roof, inspecting roofing shingles, or checking up on the fascia and the gutters. You’re outside, the sun’s shining, there’s fresh air – it might… Read More »

Gutter Cleaning Mistakes Homeowners Make

Nobody likes it when they have to spend their free time doing home maintenance, especially if it involves cleaning the gutters. It can be a very messy and exhausting chore. While gutter cleaning might not be something you want to… Read More »

Do You Know Your Gutters?

Gutters are an important part of your house exterior’s defense against the elements. But for many homeowners gutters are an out-of-sight-out-of-mind issue. As long as they are cleaned and maintained twice a year, there’s not much else that needs to… Read More »

House Exterior Fall Maintenance Tips

Home maintenance might seem like a losing battle. But the alternatives could be expensive – a leaking roof, rotted siding, clogged gutters, or a cracked foundation. Fall is the time most of us start thinking about raking the leaves, caulking… Read More »

When Gutter Pitch is Wrong

It’s a matter of gravity. In order for your gutters to function the way they should, rainwater needs to run “downhill” toward the downspouts. Gutter pitch is the angle the gutter system should be sloped to allow water to flow… Read More »

Energy-Efficient Roofing Materials

Most homeowners, when they have to replace a roof, choose the same type of roofing system as the old one. It’s not as unreasonable as it might first seem – you already know that it suits the style of your… Read More »