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 »

How to Prevent Gutter Damage

A good gutter system is a homeowner’s number one defense against siding rot, foundation damage, and warped window frames. When inclement weather causes damage to the gutters, they become incapable of collecting water from the roof and guiding it away… Read More »

Cleaning Gutters Safely

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.… Read More »

Gutters and Dry Weather

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.… Read More »

Cleaning the Gutters Inside and Out

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… Read More »

Reasons New Gutters can Fail

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,… Read More »

Gutter Cleaning Tips that will Save You Time

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… Read More »

Reasons for Falling off Ladders

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… Read More »