Cleaning the gutters regularly, inspecting them for damage, and doing repairs as soon as possible are smart ways to maintain your gutter system. While most are preventable, the number one cause of home maintenance accidents is falling off a ladder.
While our sunny (and hot) Metro Vancouver weather has been great for residents, business travelers and visitors on holiday, it does have a downside. In addition to health-related issues, dry weather can also have an adverse effect on your gutters.
After the gunk has been cleared out of the gutter troughs, it’s customary to rinse the inside and outside of the gutters to finish the job. Sometimes, however, your gutter system needs a more thorough scrubbing than rinsing alone can
It’s perfectly reasonable to assume that when you replace the old gutters of your home that the new ones will last for a long time. But whether you decide to buy medium priced aluminum gutters or high-end half-round copper gutters,
Spring is advancing, blossoms are falling, it’s definitely time to start thinking about cleaning the gutters. If it seems harder than the year before to get motivated, you’re not alone. It’s a messy chore – who wants to be up
If you plan to clean the gutters, chances are you will most likely be using a ladder. While it might not seem like a very dangerous undertaking, ladder accidents are more common than you might expect. And a small percentage
Spring gutter cleaning is a rite of passage from cold winter weather to warmer temperatures, a perfect time to get your home’s exterior ready for summer. While cleaning the gutters isn’t the most welcome home maintenance chore, it doesn’t have
Maintaining the gutter system regularly prevents evil things from happening such as overflowing due to clogs. When they overflow occasionally, cleaning the gutters will most likely fix the problem. But when gutters consistently overflow, ignoring the issue can negatively impact
Maintaining the gutters might seem like a thankless, never-ending chore. But to keep water flowing smoothly from the roof to the ground, the gutter system must be in tip-top shape. Using a seasonal approach will allow you to create a
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