Finding Exterior Damage after Winter

Winter can be hard on your home’s exterior. Now that temperatures are warming up and the rain is taking a break, inspect the outside of your house. Spring is the perfect time to inspect the roof, gutters, and siding. Finding… 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 »

Curb Appeal Tips for Spring

As the days get longer and a little warmer and signs of spring appear – yes, those are cherry blossoms you are seeing – it’s time to leave winter behind. Spring is the perfect time to clean up after winter… Read More »

Should You add Roof Dormers to Your Home?

Dormers add charm, personality, and visual interest to your home’s exterior. There are different types of roof dormers such as hipped, arched top, eyebrow, gabled, and shed. The type of dormer you choose largely depends on the reason or purpose… Read More »

Home Repairs You Should Hire a Pro to Do

It goes without saying that any home improvement project you would like to tackle costs money. If you like to DIY, it makes sense to stretch the household budget by doing the projects and home maintenance yourself. While some tasks… Read More »

DIY Garden Cleanup

Late winter, early spring is an ideal time to get a head start on cleaning up the yard in preparation for spring. Whenever there is a break in the rainy weather, milder temperatures can be a welcome invitation to get… Read More »

When Should You Install Larger Gutters?

The most common gutter sizes for homes in the Lower Mainland are 5-inch gutters and 6-inch gutters. A standard 5-inch gutter system is capable of adequately handling the amount of rain that falls in this region for most residential homes.… Read More »

How Downspouts Work

Downspouts are an important part of a gutter system. Typically a metal or vinyl tube that is attached to the gutter trough it allows rainwater to exit from the gutters through the downspouts and into the ground. When gutters aren’t… Read More »

Best Gutters for Heavy Rainfall

Heavy precipitation can severely damage a roofing system. After several days of continuous rain, gutters that don’t function well or don’t perform as expected can overflow. Overflowing gutters often lead to flooded basements or shifting foundations due to the oversaturation… Read More »

When Should You Call a Professional Gutter Company?

Gutters protect your home from water damage. When they aren’t working properly, your home becomes vulnerable to leaks, mold growth, damaged siding, and oversaturated landscaping. If you’re comfortable making repairs yourself or if you’re a homeowner that doesn’t mind hiring… Read More »