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When a Tree Falls on Your House

Windstorms and rainstorms can be very active in Vancouver and around the Lower Mainland. While trees can be a real nuisance to the gutters, they might do even more damage to your roofing system. If the unthinkable happens, and a… Read More »

Maintenance Tips to Keep Gutters Clean

Home maintenance is essential this time of year. For your gutters, it’s even more important. They are the first line of defense against water damage such as basement flooding, a cracked foundation, and mold growth. It’s not just about cleaning… Read More »

What to Look for in a Siding Contractor

Installing new cladding or replacing the old siding is a big investment. You have limited resources – mistakes cost money. It’s important to make the right choice so the job is done right. In addition to excellent customer service, a… Read More »

How to Protect Your Home from Wind Damage

High winds, blowing rain, and driving snow can find those places on your home’s exterior that are vulnerable to storm and wind damage. Homeowners sometimes underestimate the power of the wind. While we don’t experience tornadoes or hurricanes in the… Read More »

What to Know before Buying a Historic Home

Heritage homes are sought after by homebuyers for a number of reasons including serious curb appeal, unique designs, and keeping history alive in the community. Older houses can be an excellent investment – as rental properties for those who find… Read More »

Signs Your Soffit and Fascia need Replacing

As fundamental parts of the roofing system, soffit and fascia seal off the overhang of a roof and the ends of the rafters from the elements, preventing rain, wind, and snow entering your home. They are exterior finishing elements that… Read More »

Home Maintenance Chores to do Before the End of Fall

Heavy rainfalls, wind storms, and colder temperatures can really do a number on your home’s exterior. Now is the time to think about preparing your home for the winter months ahead. Things to do before the end of fall include… Read More »

Ways to make the Most out of a Backyard Shed

A garden shed or a workshop is a useful outbuilding to have on your property. Perhaps it’s just sitting there, sticking out like a sore thumb. Or did you buy the shed for a dual purpose workshop and storage only… Read More »

Why Cleaning Gutters by Hand is the Best Method

You want your home to be fully protected when winter comes, so cleaning your gutter system this fall is a priority. While the attraction of gutter cleaning gadgets is expediency, it is the experience of many gutter cleaning professionals that… Read More »

Dos and Don’ts of Gutters and Downspouts

Vancouver gutters and downspouts have a tough job in keeping your home exterior safe from water damage. The gutter system is an integral part of the roof, first-line defense in protecting from basement flooding, soil erosion, and siding damage. Here… Read More »