Preparing for Fall Storms

The most important reason for fall home maintenance is to get prepared for fall storms and your home’s exterior ready for winter. Since the lower mainland has already experienced its first official storm, it’s a good reminder that there will… Read More »

Before Installing New Gutters

When you’re cleaning the gutters this fall, it’s a great time to assess your gutter system. Aluminum gutters can last up to 40 years depending on climate conditions and how well they have been maintained. If your gutters are 15… Read More »

Consequences of not Cleaning the Gutters

It’s that time of year again when homeowners are encouraged to clean their gutters as part of a regular fall home maintenance to-do list intended to get ready for winter. A gutter system provides the much needed drainage to keep… Read More »

How to Protect Your Aluminum Gutters

In order to keep your home’s exterior safe from insidious water damage, your gutters must be well-maintained. While environmental and climatic factors play a big role in the wear and tear gutters are subjected to, there are ways to protect… Read More »

Cleaning Gutters Safely

Whether you’re planning on cleaning the gutters now while the weather is still somewhat predictable or waiting until the fall, it’s an important home maintenance task that will keep water flowing freely through your gutter system. Since falling off a… Read More »

Summer Roof Care Tips

Checking up on the roof while the weather is still nice is a great way to prepare for winter. Low-maintenance roofing materials such as asphalt roofing, metal roofing, and slate roofing need to be maintained regularly if you want it… Read More »

Aluminum Gutters or Copper Gutters – Which one is Best?

If you are buying a new home or are replacing your existing gutter system, you want the gutters to improve the appearance of your home’s exterior. Particularly when you’re in the process of upgrading, you might be looking at other… Read More »

Signs Your Gutters are Clogged

Especially now in the lower mainland where we haven’t had any rainfall in over a month, it’s easy to forget about the gutters. Gutters and downspouts are part of the roofing system that protects your home from the elements. Even… Read More »

7 Reasons Homeowners Choose Rain Chains

A rain chain is formed by links or cups linked together intended to slow the speed of rainwater as it flows down the chain. A perfect blend of functionality and beauty, replacing downspouts with rain chains have increased in popularity… Read More »