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 »

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 »

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 »

How to Protect Your Home from Melting Snow

A lot of snow piled up on the roof and around a home can be cause for concern for many homeowners. Particularly when the snow starts to melt but then the temperature falls again and the water freezes, ice damage… 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 »

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 »

What You should know about Roof Inspections

Now that we’re heading into fall and winter is waiting for us, fall home maintenance should soon be in full swing. If you’re planning to clean the gutters and downspouts, why not include some roof maintenance? Especially if the roof… 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 »

Best time to inspect the Gutters for Problems

Most homeowners remember to clean the gutters at least once a year. But things can happen in between one annual gutter cleaning and another. Periodic inspections are key to maintaining your gutter system. But did you know that the best… Read More »

Things You Should know about a Gutters Warranty

They appear regularly on buyer-beware segments of the evening news, homeowners that have had something go wrong with their gutters but when they go to make a claim on the warranty they find that their particular situation isn’t covered. Most… Read More »