Downspout Extension Ideas for Better Drainage

When it comes to keeping the foundation dry and your home exterior safe from water damage a durable, well-functioning gutter system is your best defense. Gutters collect rainwater from the roof, while downspouts funnel it away from the exterior walls… Read More »

Tiger Striping and what You can Do About It

Have you noticed discoloured stripes on the outside of your gutters? If the answer is “Yes,” the good news is that they won’t do any immediate harm to the gutter system. Since most gutters are neutral or lighter shades, tiger… Read More »

How to Keep Birds Out of Your Gutters

It is quite common to see birds nesting in the trees near your house. They also like to build nests in the hedges growing around your property. The main goal of nest building is inaccessibility to the nest by humans… Read More »

Protect Siding from Water Damage

Siding on Lower Mainland homes can take a beating: cold temperature, fluctuating temperatures, high winds, pelting rain. It is designed to protect your home from the elements. However, regardless of the type and its durability – vinyl siding, wood or… Read More »

Tips to Keep Gutters Clean in the Winter

Even if you did a methodical gutter cleaning in the fall, you might still need to perform some seasonal home maintenance to avoid costly repairs. Vancouver gutters have to deal with rain, snow, and very active windstorms. A lot might… Read More »

Exterior Home Design Trends in 2021

Any choices you make regarding upgrades to your home’s exterior are investments in time and money. You want to the changes you make to age gracefully for as long as possible. Region makes a difference – for example, Pacific west… Read More »

Home Trends of 2021

While home trends are good indicators of what is popular and worthwhile investing time and money in, they can go out of style in one to five years. The endgame is to refresh your home both inside and out while… Read More »

Reasons to Plan ahead for Home Improvement Projects

If you would like to do some home improvement in the New Year, now is a good time to start thinking about what areas of your home you want to concentrate on. Projects such as landscaping, adding a water feature,… Read More »

How to make Your Home Smart

Smart (Self-Monitoring Analysis and Reporting Technology) homes simplify our daily lives, making them more comfortable, convenient, and safer. While they have been around for over two decades, the technology has become more precise and accessible. It is expected that approximately… Read More »