How to Make Your Roof Last Longer

When it comes to deciding whether to repair the roof or to replace it, often homeowners don’t know what to do. A good rule to keep in mind is the extent the roof is damaged – making a lot of… Read More »

Interesting Facts about Aluminum Gutters

While not always specifically related to buildings, gutters have been around for thousands of years in one form or another. Whatever the application, the principle was the same – to channel water away and to manage its flow and intensity.… Read More »

Decorating Your Home’s Exterior for Halloween

Planning on transforming your house into a vampire’s haunted castle or upping the scare factor with a cluster of Aragogs invading the siding of the garage? A popular time to start decorating is the last two weeks of October –… Read More »

Questions to ask a Gutter Cleaning Service

If you’ve decided to have someone else clean the gutters for you this fall, you want to make sure the gutter cleaning service you hire is trustworthy and qualified. Many gutter installation companies offer gutter cleaning services. Which one should… Read More »

Why Hire a Professional to Clean the Gutters?

Gutters that aren’t well-maintained can cause problems such as basement flooding, roof damage, and stained siding. It’s important that the gutter system is clear of debris and the gutters are in good repair. While the basics of gutter cleaning are… Read More »

Signs Your Gutters Need Cleaning

It can be easy to fall into the “out of sight, out of mind” trap when it comes to your gutter system. If there has been no obvious problem, you could think the gutters are just fine and don’t need… Read More »

Why Damaged Gutters should be Repaired

Gutters are designed to protect your home from water damage. When your gutter system isn’t working optimally, your home is at risk. Identifiable signs of gutter damage include warped gutter sections, sagging, and noticeable dents. A few brackets are broken… Read More »

Mixed Messages about Gutter Guards

Gutter guards do an excellent job of protecting the gutters from debris build-up when meeting certain criteria. If the gutter guard system is chosen to complement the style of the roof and its configuration, and match the home’s climate zone… Read More »

Why Commercial Gutters are Important

While gutters for residential, commercial and light industrial buildings operate in a similar way, there are significant differences regarding the requirements for style, size, and durability of commercial gutter systems. But like residential homes, commercial facilities greatly benefit from curb… Read More »

Garden Hose Tips for Cleaning the Gutters

After the last long weekend of summer, it definitely feels like autumn is on its way. Cleaning the gutters is one of those home maintenance chores you want to get done before the season is over. Who wants to be… Read More »