Common Gutter Problems and How to Fix Them

Whether you’ve already cleaned the gutters this fall or you have scheduled your gutter cleaning for later in the season, they should be inspected for damage. After the damaged areas have been identified, make repairs as soon as possible to… Read More »

Fundamentals of Successful Gutter Cleaning

Let’s face it – cleaning the gutters is a chore. But gutter cleaning is an essential part of good home maintenance. Properly working gutters help protect your roof, siding, entry doors, and windows from weather damage. Most homeowners have their… Read More »

Maintaining your Home in a Rainy Climate

Living in a rainy climate like Vancouver can be challenging when trying to maintain your property. Water is a home’s number one enemy and can result in wood rot, leaks, mold, and basement flooding. Regular maintenance and upkeep are key… Read More »

Fall Maintenance Window Safety Tips

Windows let in air and light. Sparkling clean panes and well-maintained trim improve a home’s overall appearance. Window safety isn’t just for children; it’s for adults, too. As you’re getting your home ready for winter this fall – cleaning out… Read More »

Protect your Windows

Windows let in the natural light that improves our physical health and mental well-being. When windows are selected for both practicality and aesthetics, it makes your home’s exterior more functional while boosting curb appeal. But high winds and constant heavy… Read More »

Ways to Prevent Heat Loss

An energy-efficient home is not only good for the environment, it is good for your wallet, too. Anything you can do to save energy and make your home more energy-efficient can also result in side benefits such as reduced noise… Read More »

Interesting Facts about Aluminum Gutters

While not always specifically related to buildings, gutters have been around for thousands of years in one form or another. Whatever the application, the principle was the same – to channel water away and to manage its flow and intensity.… Read More »

How to Maintain Wood Siding

Wood siding is appealing to many homeowners because of its timeless beauty. Cedar shingles, clapboard siding, and other types of wood cladding are an eco-friendly green option because they can be recycled when the siding eventually needs to be replaced.… Read More »

Decorating Your Home’s Exterior for Halloween

Planning on transforming your house into a vampire’s haunted castle or upping the scare factor with a cluster of Aragogs invading the siding of the garage? A popular time to start decorating is the last two weeks of October –… Read More »

Tips for a More Secure Front Door

Intended to welcome family and friends when they come to visit, you chose your front door for its beauty, style, and curb appeal. But did you know that a large percentage of intruders prefer to enter by the front door… Read More »