Getting Your Gutters Ready for Winter

Now that we’re heading into December, it’s time to get the gutters ready for the winter months ahead. A properly maintained gutter system can provide protection against water damage for as long as you own your home. To ensure your… Read More »

What Should You do When Gutters are Damaged?

Most homeowners know that gutters need scheduled cleanings and inspections to ensure they function properly. Well-maintained gutters can prevent unwanted problems from occurring. But what happens if something goes wrong with your gutter system? When gutters become dysfunctional, the two… Read More »

Things Growing in Gutters

When a gutter system is neglected, it can become cluttered with debris that prevents water flowing to the downspouts. While most homeowners are aware of the importance of gutter cleaning, it’s understandable how easily this unpleasant chore can be put… Read More »

House Exterior Fall Maintenance Tips

Home maintenance might seem like a losing battle. But the alternatives could be expensive – a leaking roof, rotted siding, clogged gutters, or a cracked foundation. Fall is the time most of us start thinking about raking the leaves, caulking… Read More »

When Gutter Pitch is Wrong

It’s a matter of gravity. In order for your gutters to function the way they should, rainwater needs to run “downhill” toward the downspouts. Gutter pitch is the angle the gutter system should be sloped to allow water to flow… Read More »

How to Prevent Gutter Damage

A good gutter system is a homeowner’s number one defense against siding rot, foundation damage, and warped window frames. When inclement weather causes damage to the gutters, they become incapable of collecting water from the roof and guiding it away… Read More »

All about Eaves

Eaves are the edges of the roofline that extend beyond the face of the exterior walls. They have both aesthetic and practical functions. Eaves are designed to project water away from the side of a building, protecting the siding and… Read More »

Why Soffit and Fascia are Important

Many homeowners think of soffit panels and fascia boards as cosmetic features, while some are unaware of exactly what they do. Probably the most overlooked exterior finishing elements, they are as important to a home’s exterior as the roof or… Read More »

7 Reasons not to DIY a Gutter Installation

Many do-it-yourselfers have become home improvement enthusiasts because they enjoy the challenge and the money they save. But installing gutters can test the skills of even the most accomplished DIYer. If something unexpected comes up when installing gutters, will you… Read More »

Flying the Canadian Flag On July 1st

If you’re getting ready to celebrate this Canada Day in style, your backyard décor or front yard decorations will most likely include at least one Canadian flag. After all, it is the main symbol of our country and one that’s… Read More »