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 »

Getting Your Gutters Ready for Winter

Now that we’re heading into December, it’s time to get the gutters ready for the winter months ahead. A properly maintained gutter system can provide protection against water damage for as long as you own your home. To ensure your… 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 »

What Should You do When Gutters are Damaged?

Most homeowners know that gutters need scheduled cleanings and inspections to ensure they function properly. Well-maintained gutters can prevent unwanted problems from occurring. But what happens if something goes wrong with your gutter system? When gutters become dysfunctional, the two… 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 »

Tips to Avoid Improper Caulking

Most homeowners know that their home’s exterior needs to be maintained regularly to prevent any unwanted problems from occurring. At the change of each season, walk around the exterior of your home to identify areas that need waterproofing attention. When… Read More »

How Fall Weather Affects Your Roof

Your roof protects you from the elements. Day in, day out, the roofing system works overtime to keep your home’s exterior safe from water damage, maintaining its structural integrity. Sunny for several days in a row, then windy, then lower… Read More »

Tips for Buying Vinyl Siding

Deciding factors for what type of siding material to choose include, amount of annual rainfall, appearance, and price. Vinyl siding is a popular choice for homeowners because it is very budget-friendly, easy to maintain, durable, and well-suited to Vancouver weather.… Read More »

Things Growing in Gutters

When a gutter system is neglected, it can become cluttered with debris that prevents water flowing to the downspouts. While most homeowners are aware of the importance of gutter cleaning, it’s understandable how easily this unpleasant chore can be put… Read More »

Hazards to Look for When Working on the Roof

At some point this fall you will be doing home maintenance that might include cleaning the roof, inspecting roofing shingles, or checking up on the fascia and the gutters. You’re outside, the sun’s shining, there’s fresh air – it might… Read More »