Common Siding Stains and How to Remove Them

Siding covers a large portion of your home’s exterior. So when black streaks or yellow blotches appear, they can make the siding look grubby and your home uncared for. Most often the colour of the stain will be a good… Read More »

How to Match New Gutters to a Roofing System

Gutters contribute to a home’s character, often in subtle ways. While K-style aluminum gutters are installed on the majority of homes in North America, more homeowners today are paying attention to how well a gutter system works with their current… Read More »

Ways to avoid Injury while Cleaning the Gutters

When cleaning the gutters this spring or working on the roof in the summer, it is necessary to be safe. Accident prevention is simple. Ways to avoid personal injury and potential harm to others include using a ladder safely, wearing… Read More »

Before starting DIY Exterior Projects

Do-it-yourselfers like the challenge of new home improvement projects. DIY saves time because you’re on your own schedule and money because you don’t have to pay a professional contractor. However, no matter what your skill level, before starting DIY exterior… Read More »

Why Downspouts Stop Working

When downspouts are properly attached, don’t have any dents, and rainwater seems to flow away from the foundation as it should, it might seem you don’t have anything to worry about. However, most downspout problems can take time to become… Read More »

When to Replace Your Garage Door

When garage doors are used regularly they are subject to wear and tear – rollers, springs, worn hardware, or damaged panels. An old garage door looks bad and can detract from your home’s curb appeal, even when the rest of… 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 »

Gutter Material Choices that are Eco-Friendly

If you are looking to replace the gutters or need a new gutter system for your home or commercial property, consider gutter material choices that are eco-friendly. Many of us hear “eco-friendly” or “sustainable” and think “expensive.” But when you… 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 »

Residential Gutters vs. Commercial Gutters

Gutters for a residence or commercial building function in the same way – water drains off the roof, flowing into the gutter channel, and then into the downpipes, where it is deposited away from the house or business. If asked… Read More »