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 »

Make Your Landscaping Environmentally Friendly

Landscaping that harmonizes your home’s exterior creates timeless and elegant curb appeal. A yard that is mindfully landscaped to be environmentally friendly is attractive to homebuyers if and when you sell your home. What types of plants and shrubs do… Read More »

The Difference between Leaf Screens and Leaf Catchers

Leaf protection offers homeowners another level of reassurance that the gutters will continue to work no matter what the weather throws at them. Choosing the right kind of leaf protection system can be a little intimidating. It can also be… Read More »

Downspouts Play an Important Role

The gutter system captures rainwater that runs down the roof and directs it away from the foundation. It is your home’s best defense against water damage. Downspouts play an important role in a gutter system, ensuring that the gutters operate… Read More »

Reasons to Bury a Downspout

Your gutter system plays a crucial role in protecting your home from water damage. Part of that system is the downspouts. They are designed to carry rainwater from the roof to the ground and deposit it far enough away from… Read More »

Reasons Gutters and Downspouts are Noisy

The sound of gentle rain falling on the roof can be very soothing, so relaxing it can help you fall asleep. But when the sound of water dripping from the gutters and downspouts during a rainfall and then continues after… Read More »

How Downspouts Work

Downspouts are an important part of a gutter system. Typically a metal or vinyl tube that is attached to the gutter trough it allows rainwater to exit from the gutters through the downspouts and into the ground. When gutters aren’t… Read More »

Common Gutter Problems and How to Fix Them

Whether you’ve already cleaned the gutters this fall or you have scheduled your gutter cleaning for later in the season, they should be inspected for damage. After the damaged areas have been identified, make repairs as soon as possible to… Read More »

Garden Hose Tips for Cleaning the Gutters

After the last long weekend of summer, it definitely feels like autumn is on its way. Cleaning the gutters is one of those home maintenance chores you want to get done before the season is over. Who wants to be… Read More »