Fall Curb Appeal Just in time for Thanksgiving

While we’re just into our second week of fall, Thanksgiving will be here before we know it. Crisp air, leaves falling from the trees, shorter days: little clues that tell us autumn is here. If you will have family and… Read More »

Safely Clean the Gutters this Fall

A gutter system protects all the important parts of your home’s exterior, from its foundation to the roof. Cleaning the gutters in the fall is vital to keeping them working throughout winter when the weather can deliver active winds, constant… Read More »

Give Your Patio a Fall Makeover

Many of us in the lower mainland think that fall is the best season of the year – from mid-September to the end of October temperatures are warm and rainfall is minimal. Many of us associate patio living exclusively with… Read More »

Exterior Home Maintenance for Fall

Even though autumn hasn’t officially arrived trees are changing colour, there are already leaves on the ground, morning air feels a little cooler, and the sun sets earlier. Exterior home maintenance is important to ensure your home is ready for… Read More »

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 »