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Best Type of Downspout Extension for Your Home

Downspouts are an integral part of the gutter system; they direct rainwater away from your home’s foundation. When runoff drains too close to the house, it can create a number of serious problems such as a shifting foundation, a flooded… Read More »

Reasons Gutters Sag

While regular maintenance prolongs the lifespan of a good gutter system, over time, gutters will eventually show signs of aging. One of these signs is sagging gutters. There are a number of reasons gutters sag, including rotted fascia, poor quality… Read More »

Ways to Better Protect Your Gutters

Part of the roofing system, gutters provide a valuable layer of protection for your home. They keep water away from the foundation, windows, the basement, and siding where it can collect and cause moisture damage. A functional gutter system also… Read More »

Common Roofing Problems in Vancouver

All of a roofing system’s components – visible (roofing shingles, the gutters) and not visible to the eye (the underlayment, decking, flashings) – work together to keep water out and guard against moisture buildup. With all of the unsettled winter… Read More »

Do You Need a Carbon Monoxide Detector?

With the recent news reports about a Vancouver household suffering from carbon monoxide poisoning, you might be wondering if you need a carbon monoxide detector. Because you can’t hear it, see it, or smell it, when this gas builds up… Read More »

Reasons for Choosing a Certain Type of Siding

When thinking about new siding for your home the choices can seem endless. What if you pick the wrong siding material? Suppose it looks good in the showroom, but the colour looks odd once it’s been installed? You like the… Read More »

Making Your Home Greener in 2019

Open the door to the cabinet underneath your kitchen sink. How many different types of cleaning solutions and products are there? Finding ways to make our homes greener such as using fewer products containing toxins and reducing the amount of… Read More »

Reasons to Install Aluminum Gutters

Aluminum gutters still remain the most popular choice for homeowners in North America. An aluminum gutter system is relatively straightforward to have installed, available in a variety of colours, and easy to maintain. While durability and rust resistance are major… Read More »

How to Hire a Gutter Contractor

If you are planning to replace your gutters in the New Year, you’re most likely aware that you’ll need a gutter system that looks good and is made of quality materials. But how the gutters are installed is probably more… Read More »

Outdoor Living Trends 2019

Updating the landscaping and adding elements to your backyard that transform it into a great place to relax can help make an older home look more modern. Even newer homes benefit from increased functionality and livability. It goes without saying… Read More »