When to Replace these Household Items

Sometimes we forget that nothing lasts forever. Or perhaps, as it is often with the gutters or the roof, it’s a case of “out of sight, out of mind.” How long has it been since you checked the fire extinguishers?… Read More »

Are Custom Gutters Right for Your Home?

While gutters play a vital role in protecting your home from water damage, they are probably the least glamorous part of the roofing system. Popular gutter styles of standard gutter systems include K-style, crown mold and half-round. Combined with the… Read More »

New Doors and Windows for Fall

Fall is typically the season homeowners focus on home renovations and DIY projects that prepare a house for winter. Here are several excellent reasons for installing new doors and windows this fall season. Curb Appeal A new entry door and… Read More »

Window Safety

It’s a nice fall day but a little stuffy in the kitchen, so a window is opened to let in some fresh air. But if you have small children, it’s important to recognize that a seemingly harmless open window can… Read More »

7 Reasons not to DIY a Gutter Installation

Many do-it-yourselfers have become home improvement enthusiasts because they enjoy the challenge and the money they save. But installing gutters can test the skills of even the most accomplished DIYer. If something unexpected comes up when installing gutters, will you… Read More »

Signs Downspouts Need Replacing

Downspouts are an important element of your gutter system. They channel water from the gutters to a place on your property where rainwater can be safely deposited. Whatever material downspouts are made of – vinyl, aluminum, copper, or galvanized steel… Read More »

Gutter Cleaning Tips for Spring

Spring gutter cleaning is a rite of passage from cold winter weather to warmer temperatures, a perfect time to get your home’s exterior ready for summer. While cleaning the gutters isn’t the most welcome home maintenance chore, it doesn’t have… Read More »

Are Seamless Gutters worth the Money?

Seamless gutters are made from a number of different materials such as copper, aluminum, and stainless steel. Most seamless gutter systems, regardless of what they are made of, are more expensive than their traditional counterparts. Aluminum seamless gutters are popular… Read More »

When Renting Who Cleans the Gutters?

In today’s Vancouver housing market where prices are high, it makes sense for some families to rent rather than buy a home. Most of the time, it’s safe to assume that the cost of the upkeep and maintenance of a… Read More »