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 »

How to Make Your Roof Last Longer

When it comes to deciding whether to repair the roof or to replace it, often homeowners don’t know what to do. A good rule to keep in mind is the extent the roof is damaged – making a lot of… Read More »

Fall Maintenance Window Safety Tips

Windows let in air and light. Sparkling clean panes and well-maintained trim improve a home’s overall appearance. Window safety isn’t just for children; it’s for adults, too. As you’re getting your home ready for winter this fall – cleaning out… Read More »

Installing New Windows in the Winter

Windows that are broken, damaged, or don’t fit right compromise your home’s security and energy-efficiency. A simple way to give your home a facelift without the time commitment and cost of a major renovation is window replacement. If new windows… 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 »

How to Maintain Wood Siding

Wood siding is appealing to many homeowners because of its timeless beauty. Cedar shingles, clapboard siding, and other types of wood cladding are an eco-friendly green option because they can be recycled when the siding eventually needs to be replaced.… 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 »