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 »

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 »

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 »

Gutter Cleaning Mistakes Homeowners Make

Nobody likes it when they have to spend their free time doing home maintenance, especially if it involves cleaning the gutters. It can be a very messy and exhausting chore. While gutter cleaning might not be something you want to… Read More »

When Gutter Pitch is Wrong

It’s a matter of gravity. In order for your gutters to function the way they should, rainwater needs to run “downhill” toward the downspouts. Gutter pitch is the angle the gutter system should be sloped to allow water to flow… Read More »

All about Eaves

Eaves are the edges of the roofline that extend beyond the face of the exterior walls. They have both aesthetic and practical functions. Eaves are designed to project water away from the side of a building, protecting the siding and… Read More »

Home Inspection before Selling

It makes sense to invest in a home inspection when buying a house, but opting to have a pre-inspection after listing a home for sale is a smart move. While it might seem like you’re borrowing trouble, knowing if there… Read More »

Why Soffit and Fascia are Important

Many homeowners think of soffit panels and fascia boards as cosmetic features, while some are unaware of exactly what they do. Probably the most overlooked exterior finishing elements, they are as important to a home’s exterior as the roof or… Read More »