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 »

Keep Your Home Looking good during Fall and Winter

The sun might be sticking around during the day but there’s no denying that the temperatures are becoming colder and the days are getting shorter. Fall is here! And winter is just around the corner. Lower Mainland weather, especially during… Read More »

Ways to Prevent Heat Loss

An energy-efficient home is not only good for the environment, it is good for your wallet, too. Anything you can do to save energy and make your home more energy-efficient can also result in side benefits such as reduced noise… 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 »

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 »

Is Your Home Suffering from Heat Loss?

Fall is typically the season we prepare ourselves for winter – cups of hot chocolate, a pot of homemade soup on the stove, a fire in the fireplace on movie night. We turn on the heat to keep us cozy… Read More »