Tips for Buying Vinyl Siding

Deciding factors for what type of siding material to choose include, amount of annual rainfall, appearance, and price. Vinyl siding is a popular choice for homeowners because it is very budget-friendly, easy to maintain, durable, and well-suited to Vancouver weather.… Read More »

Things Growing in Gutters

When a gutter system is neglected, it can become cluttered with debris that prevents water flowing to the downspouts. While most homeowners are aware of the importance of gutter cleaning, it’s understandable how easily this unpleasant chore can be put… 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 »

House Exterior Fall Maintenance Tips

Home maintenance might seem like a losing battle. But the alternatives could be expensive – a leaking roof, rotted siding, clogged gutters, or a cracked foundation. Fall is the time most of us start thinking about raking the leaves, caulking… 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 »

Home Exterior Decorating ideas for Fall

We want to hang onto summer for as long as possible, but after Labour Day most of us can’t help but think of fall. You can still enjoy outdoor spaces until it starts to rain for real. Swap out the… Read More »

How to Prevent Gutter Damage

A good gutter system is a homeowner’s number one defense against siding rot, foundation damage, and warped window frames. When inclement weather causes damage to the gutters, they become incapable of collecting water from the roof and guiding it away… 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 »

Types of Wood Siding for Your Home

The right siding can dramatically improve a home’s appearance and boost curb appeal. Consider cladding your house exterior with wood. While wood is no longer the main construction material for residential siding, it remains a popular siding choice in North… Read More »