Do You Know How to Clean Gutters?

Now that spring is a month away, as a homeowner, you should be thinking about cleaning the gutters. While it still is technically winter, our Pacific Northwest climate isn’t so cold or extreme. Anytime the temperatures are above zero, the… Read More »

Reasons for Spring Gutter Cleaning

Gutters are an important part of your home’s exterior. They protect its structural integrity from being compromised by excess moisture and the damage it can cause. Keeping the gutter system well-maintained is essential to the health of your home. While… Read More »

Why Gutters Leak

Well-maintained gutters are an important part of your roofing system that keeps your home dry and safe from the elements. Troubleshooting gutters is important: when you can quickly identify what’s wrong with the gutter system and fix the issue as… Read More »

How Downspouts Work

Downspouts are an important part of a gutter system. Typically a metal or vinyl tube that is attached to the gutter trough it allows rainwater to exit from the gutters through the downspouts and into the ground. When gutters aren’t… Read More »

What is the Purpose of Gutters?

While there are several good reasons to install a gutter system, the main purpose of gutters is to safely transfer runoff (rain and melting snow) from the roof to the ground, far enough away from the foundation of your home… Read More »

Best Gutters for Heavy Rainfall

Heavy precipitation can severely damage a roofing system. After several days of continuous rain, gutters that don’t function well or don’t perform as expected can overflow. Overflowing gutters often lead to flooded basements or shifting foundations due to the oversaturation… Read More »

Snow Accumulation and Your Roof

When winter storms hit the Lower Mainland, commercial and residential roofs bear the brunt of active weather systems. With all this snow sticking around, how does a homeowner know when to do something or just let it melt? Snow piled… Read More »

How to Protect Your Home from Melting Snow

A lot of snow piled up on the roof and around a home can be cause for concern for many homeowners. Particularly when the snow starts to melt but then the temperature falls again and the water freezes, ice damage… Read More »

When Should You Call a Professional Gutter Company?

Gutters protect your home from water damage. When they aren’t working properly, your home becomes vulnerable to leaks, mold growth, damaged siding, and oversaturated landscaping. If you’re comfortable making repairs yourself or if you’re a homeowner that doesn’t mind hiring… Read More »

Best Roofing Materials for Vancouver’s Climate

Homeowners know how important a roofing system is. If you need a new roof, there are many things to consider, including your budget, style, and colour. When the roof is selected with the elements of the home’s exterior in mind,… Read More »