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 »

Start Planning Your Home Renovations Now

If you made some home improvement resolutions for the New Year, January is a great time to start planning. When renovating a house, there is a lot to consider. You want to add a deck to the backyard and redo… Read More »

Ways to Improve Your Home in the New Year

These days “spare change” is hard to find for pretty much anything, but budgeting for home improvements can be especially difficult. When you do have to spend money on renovations, you want to make sure it will be money well… Read More »

What to Expect for Exterior Home Trends in 2020

For homeowners, curb appeal will always be an ongoing trend. Small changes can have a big impact. Improving your home’s exterior and finding ways to make it blend in while standing out is always a good return on investment. From… Read More »

How to Keep Your Home Safe during the Holidays

Curtains are open wide to show off the twinkling tree and the presents underneath it. Deliveries are left on the front porch when someone’s not there to accept the packages. Not to be a holiday killjoy, but the reality is… Read More »