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 »

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 »

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 »

The Right Soffit and Fascia for Your Home

Soffit and fascia define the function and appearance of your home. The overhang of a house extends the roof out away from exterior walls so that rainwater doesn’t run directly down the siding and windows. Soffit panels enclose the underside… Read More »

Why Commercial Gutters are Important

While gutters for residential, commercial and light industrial buildings operate in a similar way, there are significant differences regarding the requirements for style, size, and durability of commercial gutter systems. But like residential homes, commercial facilities greatly benefit from curb… 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 »

When to Replace an Asphalt Roof

An asphalt roof typically lasts anywhere from 15 to 20 years, depending on climatic conditions such as how much direct sun it receives and the amount of annual rainfall the roofing system is expected to handle. Inspecting the roof is… Read More »