Super 5” Gutters for Your Home

It’s no secret! The Lower Mainland receives high levels of precipitation annually. This means anything a Vancouver homeowner can do to protect their property from water damage is a smart choice. Gutter sizing is important when determining what type of… Read More »

Advantages of Using a Splash Block

Splash blocks are designed to direct water away from the foundation of your home. Generally rectangular in shape, a splash block is open at one end, closed at the other end, and has a gentle downward slope. It is often… Read More »

Reasons for Installing 6 Inch Gutters

Proper gutter sizing depends on several factors such as the amount of rainfall, roof configuration, and microclimatic conditions. For most homes in the Vancouver area, standard 5-inch gutters are sufficient protection from potential water damage. But in some specific situations,… Read More »

When Buying Gutters Decision No. 2 – Shape

After selecting the type of material, the second major decision a person buying a gutter system needs to make is the shape or profile the gutters will have. A gutter system adds a finishing touch to the roofing system; the… Read More »

Preventative Measures for Your Home Exterior

Life in general can sneak up on you and all of sudden you’re dealing with overflowing gutters or a leaky roof. Whether you’re living in your forever home or you’re planning on selling in a few years, keeping it well-maintained… Read More »

Warped Gutters or Sagging Gutters?

The difference between warped gutters and sagging gutters might seem like a mute point. They both look unsightly and cause the gutters to work inefficiently. But there is a distinct difference between the two. Knowing why gutters sag or how… Read More »

Splash Block Installation Tips

Splash blocks are designed to direct water exiting from the downspout. Since they are available in a variety of sizes, shapes and styles, a splash block should be selected based on the specific requirements of the existing gutter system. But… Read More »

Do You Need a Splash Block?

Splash blocks, typically rectangular in shape, closed at one end and open at the other, are installed underneath downspouts. They are designed to divert water away from a home’s foundation, preventing water damage that can eventually lead to crumbling, cracking… Read More »

What to Look for When Inspecting a Roof

Inspecting the roof of your home before you clean the gutters will give you a better idea of how well it survived winter and if it’s in need of repairs, minor or otherwise. It can be done from the ground… Read More »

How Important is Downspout Placement?

Downspouts are designed to safely guide water from the gutters to the ground and away from a house’s foundation. A gutter system doesn’t just need downpipes; downspouts should be properly placed in order for the gutters to function optimally. When… Read More »