Common Gutter Problems and How to Fix Them

Whether you’ve already cleaned the gutters this fall or you have scheduled your gutter cleaning for later in the season, they should be inspected for damage. After the damaged areas have been identified, make repairs as soon as possible to… Read More »

When You have to Replace the Gutters

The gutters play a significant role in protecting your home’s exterior from weather damage and moisture infiltration. When they become broken or damaged beyond reasonable repair, they have to be replaced. But where do you start? Some things to consider… Read More »

Fundamentals of Successful Gutter Cleaning

Let’s face it – cleaning the gutters is a chore. But gutter cleaning is an essential part of good home maintenance. Properly working gutters help protect your roof, siding, entry doors, and windows from weather damage. Most homeowners have their… Read More »

Maintaining your Home in a Rainy Climate

Living in a rainy climate like Vancouver can be challenging when trying to maintain your property. Water is a home’s number one enemy and can result in wood rot, leaks, mold, and basement flooding. Regular maintenance and upkeep are key… Read More »

Why You Need Professional Roof Cleaning

For most homeowners, it’s common knowledge that the gutters need to be cleaned twice a year. The best way to keep them neat and tidy after you’ve gone to all that trouble is to clear the roof off first. A… Read More »

Fall Maintenance Window Safety Tips

Windows let in air and light. Sparkling clean panes and well-maintained trim improve a home’s overall appearance. Window safety isn’t just for children; it’s for adults, too. As you’re getting your home ready for winter this fall – cleaning out… Read More »

Installing New Windows in the Winter

Windows that are broken, damaged, or don’t fit right compromise your home’s security and energy-efficiency. A simple way to give your home a facelift without the time commitment and cost of a major renovation is window replacement. If new windows… Read More »

Flat Roof Maintenance Tips for Your Home

Homeowners might think flat roofs are just for commercial buildings. But flat roofs for residential applications are becoming more common because they increase living space, they are faster to build, and are very cost-effective. Residential flat roofs are often associated… Read More »

Ways to Prevent Heat Loss

An energy-efficient home is not only good for the environment, it is good for your wallet, too. Anything you can do to save energy and make your home more energy-efficient can also result in side benefits such as reduced noise… Read More »

How to Maintain Wood Siding

Wood siding is appealing to many homeowners because of its timeless beauty. Cedar shingles, clapboard siding, and other types of wood cladding are an eco-friendly green option because they can be recycled when the siding eventually needs to be replaced.… Read More »