When a Roof is Missing Shingles

If it’s just a few blown off roof tiles, it might not seem worth the effort of replacing them, especially if you have to call a roofing contractor. But when a roof is missing shingles, it can have long-term consequences… Read More »

The Real Impact of Overflowing Gutters

Maintaining the gutter system regularly prevents evil things from happening such as overflowing due to clogs. When they overflow occasionally, cleaning the gutters will most likely fix the problem. But when gutters consistently overflow, ignoring the issue can negatively impact… Read More »

Protecting Your Gutters Year-Round

Maintaining the gutters might seem like a thankless, never-ending chore. But to keep water flowing smoothly from the roof to the ground, the gutter system must be in tip-top shape. Using a seasonal approach will allow you to create a… Read More »

Signs Your Home Needs New Siding

Constant exposure to harsh elements can make your home’s exterior look shabby, downgrading your curb appeal. Is it time to replace its current cladding? Here are some common signs your home needs new siding. Drab Appearance When siding becomes dull,… Read More »

Effects of Snow on Gutters and Downspouts

Snow in the lower mainland tends to bring everything to a standstill. But what is it doing to your gutters and downspouts? When the gutter system experiences winter weather, the real danger is when the snow begins to melt and… Read More »

Pros and Cons of Screen Gutter Guards

If you are in the habit of cleaning the gutters yourself, you might be looking for a better way to maintain your gutter system. Gutter guards offer an alternative for homeowners who have to clean the gutters two to three… Read More »

When Renting Who Cleans the Gutters?

In today’s Vancouver housing market where prices are high, it makes sense for some families to rent rather than buy a home. Most of the time, it’s safe to assume that the cost of the upkeep and maintenance of a… Read More »

Planning Ahead for Home Exterior Repairs

Home exterior maintenance is an important component in keeping your house protected from the elements, the effects of water damage, and expensive repair costs. Since we’re five weeks away from the beginning of spring, now is a good time to… Read More »

Downspouts are Part of the Gutter System Too

While gutters often get overlooked until they start to overflow, downspouts might arguably be the most neglected part of the gutter system. But downpipes play an important role in providing adequate drainage for the roofing system and protecting a home… Read More »

Evaluate the Gutters

No matter how well the gutters are maintained, they are still vulnerable to general wear and tear. When they don’t work efficiently in guiding rainwater from the roof into the gutter system and out through the downspouts, your home can… Read More »