Controlling Moisture in Your Basement

Moisture that hangs around in your basement is never a good thing. Damp air in a dark space provides the perfect conditions for mold growth or rodent nesting. Unaddressed moisture issues can also cause musty odours, perpetually damp air, or… Read More »

Downspouts Play an Important Role

The gutter system captures rainwater that runs down the roof and directs it away from the foundation. It is your home’s best defense against water damage. Downspouts play an important role in a gutter system, ensuring that the gutters operate… Read More »

Reasons to Bury a Downspout

Your gutter system plays a crucial role in protecting your home from water damage. Part of that system is the downspouts. They are designed to carry rainwater from the roof to the ground and deposit it far enough away from… Read More »

Common Gutter Problems and How to Fix Them

Whether you’ve already cleaned the gutters this fall or you have scheduled your gutter cleaning for later in the season, they should be inspected for damage. After the damaged areas have been identified, make repairs as soon as possible to… Read More »

How to Solve Uncommon Gutter Problems

Many homeowners know how vital a role gutters play in protecting their home from water damage and the common problems a gutter system can experience. These include leaks, overflowing gutters, and blocked downspouts. If your gutter system isn’t really functioning… Read More »

Preparing Your Roof and Gutters for Spring

Spring can be a temperamental season, seesawing back and forth from sunshine, steady rain, and overcast days with cooler temperature. Before you bravely take on the task of cleaning the gutters, take the time to find out how well the… Read More »

Spring Maintenance for Downspout

While homeowners might remember to clean the gutters, often the downspouts, an important part of the gutter system, are overlooked. Just like the gutters, downpipes need to be free of debris, dirt, and other types of matter that can form… Read More »

Flood-Proofing Your Basement

A flooded basement can be a homeowner’s nightmare. Potential problems range from loss of household goods to ongoing structural issues to other effects of water damage including mold growth. Whether a home is near a body of water or uphill… Read More »

Best Type of Downspout Extension for Your Home

Downspouts are an integral part of the gutter system; they direct rainwater away from your home’s foundation. When runoff drains too close to the house, it can create a number of serious problems such as a shifting foundation, a flooded… Read More »

Ways to Better Protect Your Gutters

Part of the roofing system, gutters provide a valuable layer of protection for your home. They keep water away from the foundation, windows, the basement, and siding where it can collect and cause moisture damage. A functional gutter system also… Read More »