Pros and Cons of Screen Gutter Guards

If you are in the habit of cleaning the gutters yourself, you might be looking for a better way to maintain your gutter system. Gutter guards offer an alternative for homeowners who have to clean the gutters two to three… Read More »

When Renting Who Cleans the Gutters?

In today’s Vancouver housing market where prices are high, it makes sense for some families to rent rather than buy a home. Most of the time, it’s safe to assume that the cost of the upkeep and maintenance of a… Read More »

Planning Ahead for Home Exterior Repairs

Home exterior maintenance is an important component in keeping your house protected from the elements, the effects of water damage, and expensive repair costs. Since we’re five weeks away from the beginning of spring, now is a good time to… Read More »

Evaluate the Gutters

No matter how well the gutters are maintained, they are still vulnerable to general wear and tear. When they don’t work efficiently in guiding rainwater from the roof into the gutter system and out through the downspouts, your home can… Read More »

Common Myths about Rain Gutters

One of the most overlooked exterior finishing elements is the gutter system. In order to protect a home from water damage, gutters need to be regularly maintained. But for many homeowners, gutter cleaning falls into the out-of-site-out-of-mind category. Here are… Read More »

Gutters and Insurance

The roof, gutters, siding, and windows are designed to protect any home from the elements. But what happens when your home’s exterior gets thumped by a winter storm? Are broken gutters or dented siding covered by an insurance policy? Insurance… Read More »

Flat Roof Troubleshooting

The appeal of a flat roof for residential structures is that it is less expensive to install than a pitched roof. Sections of a flat roof can often be utilized for other purposes including an entertainment area or a rooftop… Read More »

Benefits of Adding a Skylight

Proper lighting is important to the atmosphere of any home. But it is the amount of natural light that positively affects mood and improves the disposition of the people living inside. A skylight is a window inserted into the roof,… Read More »

What do Your Windows Say about You?

While elements of your home’s exterior improve curb appeal, things like the gutter system, the siding colour, or the roof style also reflect the personality and character of those living inside. Windows are the one home exterior element that is… Read More »

Common Gutter Inspection Mistakes

When there’s a break in the weather like today, this is a good time to check the gutters, just to see how they’re holding up. A quick inspection now might save you time and money later. Here are some ways… Read More »