Finding Exterior Damage after Winter

Winter can be hard on your home’s exterior. Now that temperatures are warming up and the rain is taking a break, inspect the outside of your house. Spring is the perfect time to inspect the roof, gutters, and siding. Finding… Read More »

What is the Best Material for Soffit?

If improving your home’s exterior is a home improvement you plan on doing before the fall, soffits are an important part of the roofing system. They provide protection from the elements, prevent little critters from accessing the attic, and allow… Read More »

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 »

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 »

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 »

Things Homeowners should do Once a Year

Taking care of a home is a lot of work. To prevent damage that is costly to repair or avoid having to completely replace an entire system it’s vital to maintain your home regularly. Sometimes it can be easier to… 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 »

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 »

Common Causes of Damage to Soffit

A roof overhang typically extends the roof approximately two feet out and away from exterior walls. This is to ensure that the gutters attached to the fascia can catch the water as it drains off the roofing shingles without running… Read More »