Maintaining your Home in a Rainy Climate

Living in a rainy climate like Vancouver can be challenging when trying to maintain your property. Water is a home’s number one enemy and can result in wood rot, leaks, mold, and basement flooding. Regular maintenance and upkeep are key… Read More »

Why You Need Professional Roof Cleaning

For most homeowners, it’s common knowledge that the gutters need to be cleaned twice a year. The best way to keep them neat and tidy after you’ve gone to all that trouble is to clear the roof off first. A… 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 »

Storing Your Patio Furniture for the Winter

Regardless of how sturdy, even an ironwork patio set or all-weather outdoor furniture will last longer if it is put away after the summer is over. Storing seasonal items is also good for your siding in particular and the backyard… Read More »