Regular gutter system maintenance ensures that rainwater is directed toward the downspouts and then drains safely away from the foundation of your home. But sometimes the downpipes need a little help. When runoff regularly pools beneath the downspouts or a
While the weather has mostly been kind to us here in Metro Vancouver, the reality is we are heading into winter. Investing some time and energy now in your home’s exterior will help ward off any potential disasters during the
When it comes to making exterior upgrades, many homeowners are of the mindset that they will have to wait until the weather is more user-friendly. But having renovations done during the winter can save you money on home exterior projects.
Cleaning the gutters regularly and making any necessary repairs is vital to a home maintenance plan designed to protect your house from water damage. So, this fall as you were cleaning the gutters, you noticed a small smattering of red
Cleaning the gutters in the fall is a good home maintenance strategy that will protect your home’s exterior throughout the winter and spring months. Cleaning gutters and doing any needed repairs yourself can save you money. But there are risks
The vivid reds, bright oranges, golden browns, and sunny yellows of fall are pretty to look at while they’re hanging from trees. But once they land on your roof, they can cause trouble in a number of ways. Find out
Winter can be really rough on gutters so a top priority on your fall home maintenance list should be a thorough gutter cleaning. Fallen leaves, bits of twigs, and little surprises the wind brings can collect in the gutters, forming
Green roofs can be traced back thousands of years, the modern version of sustainable roofing emerging in the 1960s. Over the past six decades, green roofs for both residential and commercial buildings have gained popularity in Europe and North America.
The main purpose of gutters is to manage runoff from the roof. While a 5-inch gutter system is adequate for many households, there are certain circumstances where a larger gutter size might be the ideal solution for your home’s exterior.
Gutters and downspouts are designed to direct rainwater away from your home. Good home maintenance habits help keep them working efficiently. But other areas of your home and home’s exterior also contribute to successfully remaining safe and dry. Ways to