Exterior Home Maintenance for Seniors

Independence is important to seniors and retirees. Living independently can be challenging for those 65 and older. But many feel it’s worth the effort if it means they can remain in the place where they raised their children; babysit their… 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 to Install Aluminum Gutters

Aluminum gutters still remain the most popular choice for homeowners in North America. An aluminum gutter system is relatively straightforward to have installed, available in a variety of colours, and easy to maintain. While durability and rust resistance are major… Read More »

How to Hire a Gutter Contractor

If you are planning to replace your gutters in the New Year, you’re most likely aware that you’ll need a gutter system that looks good and is made of quality materials. But how the gutters are installed is probably more… Read More »

Gutter Problems You need to Prevent

Gutters are way up on the roof and the foundation is way down on the ground. What could one possibly have to do with the other? But if not maintained or overlooked, gutters can cause major structural damage to your… Read More »

Mold and Mildew on Your Home’s Exterior

Whether the style of your siding is formal, minimalist, complex or simple, a clean house exterior enhances curb appeal and increases property value. Unfortunately, the flipside is also true – unsightly stains on siding or water-damaged siding panels can make… Read More »

Siding Choices for our Lower Mainland Climate

Weather patterns play an important role in the selection of the right type of siding for your home. When local climate is taken into consideration, siding can improve the appearance of your home’s exterior and extend its lifespan. Siding acts… Read More »

Are Half-Round Gutters Right for Your Home?

If new gutters are one of your New Year home renovation resolutions, consider a half-round gutter system. The most common gutter profile in North America is K-style, so investing in half-round gutters will help make a home stand out. Half-round… Read More »

Home Maintenance Ideas for the Holidays

We always want to show off the home we love to its best advantage, but never as much during the holiday season. When we celebrate the day, we’re also celebrating those we love. To welcome family and friends into our… Read More »

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 »