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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 »

Why New Windows and Doors are the Ideal Home Improvement Project

The right windows and doors can instantly update your home’s exterior and make the interior warm and cozy. If you live in an older house where the windows steam up, the entry door sticks, or the hallway near the backdoor… Read More »

Why Gutter Cleaning is a Necessary Fall Chore

Cleaning the gutters in the fall is an important autumn home maintenance chore. An optimally working gutter system completely free of debris ensures that water can easily flow through the gutter channels and exit the downspouts. Gutter cleaning is a… Read More »

The Most Efficient way to Clean the Gutters

Gutters that are clogged can’t do the job they are designed for – protecting your home from serious water damage. It’s important for the gutter system to be debris-free. To ensure that they are working properly and will continue to… Read More »

Your Roof Protects Your Home

Most homeowners know that the roof protects their home from the evils of water damage. But are you aware of how the roofing system protects all of the other systems that keep your home’s exterior safe from stormy weather, pests,… Read More »