Reasons for Spring Gutter Cleaning

Gutters are an important part of your home’s exterior. They protect its structural integrity from being compromised by excess moisture and the damage it can cause. Keeping the gutter system well-maintained is essential to the health of your home. While… Read More »

Home Repairs You Should Hire a Pro to Do

It goes without saying that any home improvement project you would like to tackle costs money. If you like to DIY, it makes sense to stretch the household budget by doing the projects and home maintenance yourself. While some tasks… Read More »

Why Gutters Leak

Well-maintained gutters are an important part of your roofing system that keeps your home dry and safe from the elements. Troubleshooting gutters is important: when you can quickly identify what’s wrong with the gutter system and fix the issue as… Read More »

Choosing Seamless Gutters for Your Home

Seamless gutters are an effective and affordable choice for homeowners in the market for a new gutter system. They are more aesthetically pleasing than standard sectional gutters because they have fewer seams and give a home’s exterior a smooth, sleek… Read More »

Reasons Gutters and Downspouts are Noisy

The sound of gentle rain falling on the roof can be very soothing, so relaxing it can help you fall asleep. But when the sound of water dripping from the gutters and downspouts during a rainfall and then continues after… Read More »

When Should You Install Larger Gutters?

The most common gutter sizes for homes in the Lower Mainland are 5-inch gutters and 6-inch gutters. A standard 5-inch gutter system is capable of adequately handling the amount of rain that falls in this region for most residential homes.… Read More »

How Downspouts Work

Downspouts are an important part of a gutter system. Typically a metal or vinyl tube that is attached to the gutter trough it allows rainwater to exit from the gutters through the downspouts and into the ground. When gutters aren’t… Read More »

What is the Purpose of Gutters?

While there are several good reasons to install a gutter system, the main purpose of gutters is to safely transfer runoff (rain and melting snow) from the roof to the ground, far enough away from the foundation of your home… Read More »

Best Gutters for Heavy Rainfall

Heavy precipitation can severely damage a roofing system. After several days of continuous rain, gutters that don’t function well or don’t perform as expected can overflow. Overflowing gutters often lead to flooded basements or shifting foundations due to the oversaturation… Read More »

Snow Accumulation and Your Roof

When winter storms hit the Lower Mainland, commercial and residential roofs bear the brunt of active weather systems. With all this snow sticking around, how does a homeowner know when to do something or just let it melt? Snow piled… Read More »