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Common Reasons Residential Roofs Leak

Taking care of your roof is the best way to ensure that your roof will take care of you and your family. Regular home maintenance helps prevent your home from becoming vulnerable to leaks and other moisture-related issues such as… Read More »

When Downspouts become Blocked

Fall is here and the leaves are changing colour. Sooner or later they will land on the roof and in the gutters. A clogged gutter system as the result of a bird’s nest, wet leaves, or clumps of dirt can… Read More »

Ways to Prevent Green Roof Failure

A green roof or a living roof is an earth-friendly roofing alternative to traditional roofing systems. Standard roofing materials are replaced by native grasses, plants, shrubs, and trees. A waterproof membrane between the structure and the soil protects the roof… Read More »

New Roofs Need Maintenance Too

Your roof is out there every day, exposed to wind, rain, sun, cold, and temperature fluctuations. But this fall, you won’t have to worry about the newly installed roof, because, well, it’s new. The bottom line is new roofs need… Read More »

Factors that Influence the Cost of Gutter Cleaning

You’ve been busy this summer. Now it’s fall and you’re even busier, you don’t know when you’ll get around to cleaning the gutters. Since they haven’t been done in a while, you’re really not looking forward to it! Perhaps you’re… Read More »

Signs it’s Time to Clean the Gutters

One of the most important fall home maintenance tasks is gutter cleaning. They are probably the least glamorous part of a home’s exterior, but gutters protect everything that’s important to you. When a gutter system works as it should, you… Read More »

Homemade Gutter Cleaning Solutions

You use vinegar to wash the windows, polish mirrors, and descale the coffee maker. But will it really remove stains from the gutters? You don’t just want to do away with leaves, twigs, seed pods, and other types of organic… Read More »

Low-Maintenance Siding Materials for Your Home

When investing in new siding for your home, there are many things to consider such as your budget, the type of siding material, and your location (near a body of water or a busy road). Bottom line is you want… Read More »

Reasons to Choose a Glass Front Door

The right entry door complements your home’s exterior and creates a welcoming atmosphere for friends and family alike. Doors come in a variety of styles, materials, and colours, so finding the one that will set the tone for your entire… Read More »

Keep Your Home Exterior in Good Shape

Soon summer will be over, but before it is there are some home maintenance tasks that are just easier to accomplish when the weather is nicer. DIY projects such as repainting window trim, replacing windows, and repairing existing gutters or… Read More »