When Gutters need to be cleaned by a Pro

When you do home maintenance tasks yourself, you generally save money. And if you’re a dedicated do-it-yourselfer, you also enjoy the challenge of doing small repairs to the siding or cleaning the gutters. However, if you don’t really like to… Read More »

Home Maintenance Tasks to Do Before Winter

The days are getting shorter and temperatures have recently dropped to freezing overnight. Icy winds, heavy rainfall, and even snow will soon find us. Putting these simple chores on your home maintenance checklist will help you get your home ready… Read More »

Why Gutter Cleaning in the Fall is Important

Cleaning the gutters at least twice a year is an integral part of a home maintenance routine designed to protect your home from the elements. While cleaning the gutters in the spring removes blossoms, twigs, and leaves from the gutters,… Read More »

Safe Halloween for Homeowners

You’ve already decorated your home for Halloween tomorrow. But it won’t hurt to do a last-minute check to see that the pumpkin lights are still attached to the gutters and the skeletons and ghosts are firmly dancing on the siding.… Read More »

Perform Your Own Home Inspection

Hiring a home inspector before purchasing your dream home, putting your house up for sale, or before embarking on major renovations is a smart way to protect your investment. What if you used a typical home inspection checklist to identify… Read More »

Regular Quarterly Home Maintenance Checklist

For many owners, fall home maintenance springs to mind as soon as temperatures do their seasonal dip. No one wants to deal with overflowing gutters, a temperamental heating system, or a roof with missing shingles after winter arrives. But to… Read More »

Top 7 Gutter Cleaning Tools

Cleaning the gutters is a necessary task, but like any other fall home maintenance chore, it can be made easier if you have the right tools. Yes, we here at MHC Gutters do use a few select power tools, but… Read More »

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 »

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 »