Causes of Basement Flooding

Cleaning the gutters is a good flood-proofing strategy. When gutters are free of debris, it reduces the chances of a blocked gutter system and the terrible water damage clogs can create. Homeowners often overlook the fact that most of the… Read More »

Before You Build a Fence

There are many reasons why a homeowner would want to build a fence. No matter what kind of fence you build, planning and designing a fence is one of those DIY projects that might seem straightforward, but can have a… Read More »

Why Exterior Doors are Important

The right front door boosts curb appeal; sets a welcoming tone for all who enter; and emphasizes the unique aspects of your home’s architectural style. The back door (and any other secondary entrances) is just as important. It provides air… Read More »

Exterior Home Design Trends in 2021

Any choices you make regarding upgrades to your home’s exterior are investments in time and money. You want to the changes you make to age gracefully for as long as possible. Region makes a difference – for example, Pacific west… Read More »

Reasons to Plan ahead for Home Improvement Projects

If you would like to do some home improvement in the New Year, now is a good time to start thinking about what areas of your home you want to concentrate on. Projects such as landscaping, adding a water feature,… Read More »

How to make Your Home Smart

Smart (Self-Monitoring Analysis and Reporting Technology) homes simplify our daily lives, making them more comfortable, convenient, and safer. While they have been around for over two decades, the technology has become more precise and accessible. It is expected that approximately… Read More »

Money-Saving Tips for Your Home’s Exterior

Maintenance projects and renovations improve the look and feel of your home exterior. Seasonal repairs and inspections to the roof, gutters, and siding help protect your home from wood rot and other types of water damage. However, regular maintenance and… Read More »

When a Tree Falls on Your House

Windstorms and rainstorms can be very active in Vancouver and around the Lower Mainland. While trees can be a real nuisance to the gutters, they might do even more damage to your roofing system. If the unthinkable happens, and a… Read More »