Why a DIY Roof Might not be a Good Idea

When considering a roof replacement, the first question most homeowners ask themselves is if they will hire a professional roofing contractor or make it a do-it-yourself project. DIYers are known for their willingness to take on new projects – any… Read More »

Smart Ways to Clean the Gutters this Spring

While it’s probably one of the least favourite home maintenance tasks, avoiding cleaning the gutters could end up being a bigger headache. A neglected gutter system can overflow, become a new home for birds or squirrels, or break away from… Read More »

Why Gutter Cleaning is Important

Gutters play an essential role in protecting the structural integrity of your home. A well-maintained gutter system is vitally important in ensuring that rainwater will be effectively drained away from the foundation. While it’s logical to expect water to flow… Read More »

Check Your Siding for Storm Damage

The combination of strong winds, snow, rain-snow mixture, and cold/fluctuating temperatures can take its toll on siding. With all of the rough weather the Lower Mainland has been experiencing these past few weeks and more winter storms heading our way,… Read More »

Deciding on a Gutter System

Deciding on a gutter system for your home begins with the roof. The size of the roof, how much annual rainfall it has to deal with, and what it’s made of are just a few factors that determine the kind… Read More »

Reasons Gutters Sag

While regular maintenance prolongs the lifespan of a good gutter system, over time, gutters will eventually show signs of aging. One of these signs is sagging gutters. There are a number of reasons gutters sag, including rotted fascia, poor quality… Read More »

Ways to Better Protect Your Gutters

Part of the roofing system, gutters provide a valuable layer of protection for your home. They keep water away from the foundation, windows, the basement, and siding where it can collect and cause moisture damage. A functional gutter system also… Read More »

Reasons for Choosing a Certain Type of Siding

When thinking about new siding for your home the choices can seem endless. What if you pick the wrong siding material? Suppose it looks good in the showroom, but the colour looks odd once it’s been installed? You like the… Read More »

Outdoor Living Trends 2019

Updating the landscaping and adding elements to your backyard that transform it into a great place to relax can help make an older home look more modern. Even newer homes benefit from increased functionality and livability. It goes without saying… Read More »

Home Exterior Trends for the New Year 2019

A new year is typically a popular time to consider ways to improve your home’s exterior. From small remodeling projects to major renovations, homeowners want significant ROI (return on investment) in the form of better livability, boosted curb appeal, and… Read More »