Advantages of Maintaining Your Gutters

Neglected gutters can cause unwanted problems. Most homeowners know that gutters need to be cleaned at least twice a year (spring and fall). It’s a chore no one really wants to do. So, as we head further into gutter cleaning… Read More »

How Healthy are Your Gutters?

You know you should maintain your gutter system to prevent any potential problems. But even if you do clean the gutters regularly, there are a number of factors that can impact their functionality and durability. How healthy are your gutters?… Read More »

How Gutters Protect Your Home

A gutter system is designed to do one thing – collect rainwater from the roof and drain it somewhere it won’t do any damage. In rainy weather, without gutters a visitor approaching your front door will get drenched; water pools… Read More »

How to Prevent Ice Dams

Lots of rain, a little snow, a sunny day but cold temperatures, then more snow – yes, it definitely feels like winter has arrived. While icicles and ice end up on the gutters, contrary to popular belief, a debris-filled gutter… Read More »

Spring Gutter Cleaning Tips

It’s time to think about spring cleaning the gutters. While it’s survived the winter, your gutter system is most likely filled with decayed leaf sediment, pine needles, twigs and other miscellaneous bits and pieces. But before tackling the real work… Read More »

Reasons Downspouts Don’t Work Properly

Downspouts direct water away from the foundation of your home. Their importance is often downplayed, and they are frequently overlooked when the gutters are being maintained. Here are some reasons downspouts don’t work properly. Not Free of Debris Reason: When… Read More »

Fall Outdoor Home Maintenance Chores

Leaves are turning red, yellow and orange. The air is crisper. Kids are thinking about Halloween costumes and planning parties. Autumn is definitely here! This is also the time homeowners start thinking about getting their homes ready for the colder… Read More »

All about Downpipes

Downpipes are an integral part of your gutter system, designed to channel water from the gutters into the ground. They are often overlooked and added as an afterthought. But with careful planning and some practical knowledge, downpipes can improve the… Read More »

Preventing Gutters from Overflowing

Overflowing gutters can cause a homeowner major problems that might be expensive to fix. If you’ve been dealing with water spilling out of the gutter channel for a while, it’s time to take action. Stopping them now or preventing gutters… Read More »