Solutions to Four Common Gutter Problems

When the gutters are cleaned regularly, a gutter system that isn’t working the way it should can be a bit of a mystery. This can be frustrating for homeowners who take home maintenance seriously and pride themselves on their home’s… Read More »

Tips to Prevent Basement Flooding

Gutters and downspouts are designed to direct rainwater away from your home. Good home maintenance habits help keep them working efficiently. But other areas of your home and home’s exterior also contribute to successfully remaining safe and dry. Ways to… Read More »

Downspout Clogs: The Causes and Solutions

Gutters collect rainwater that runs down the roof and directs it to the downpipes, expelling it from the gutter system a safe distance from a house. When downspouts work properly, they prevent increased moisture levels in the soil, damage to… Read More »

What You Need to Know about Downspouts

As part of the roofing system, the gutters and downspouts are often overlooked, especially the downspouts. But a downspout plays a very important role in protecting your home from water damage. Downpipes carry water from the roof to the ground,… Read More »

Pest Proof Your House this Winter

Pests are a nuisance. Eek factor aside, when pests invade a home they can spread disease, contaminate foodstuffs, and cause allergic reactions. You might think there would be fewer creepy crawlies in the winter months, but just like us, when… Read More »

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 »

Your Roof Protects Your Home

Most homeowners know that the roof protects their home from the evils of water damage. But are you aware of how the roofing system protects all of the other systems that keep your home’s exterior safe from stormy weather, pests,… Read More »

Debris and what it can tell You about Your Gutters

Clean gutters are critical in protecting your home’s exterior from water damage. A neglected gutter system can cause a lot of problems for your roof, siding, fascia, and foundation. Gutter cleaning removes twigs, leaves, and other kinds of material, preventing… Read More »

Finding Exterior Damage after Winter

Winter can be hard on your home’s exterior. Now that temperatures are warming up and the rain is taking a break, inspect the outside of your house. Spring is the perfect time to inspect the roof, gutters, and siding. Finding… Read More »

Controlling Moisture in Your Basement

Moisture that hangs around in your basement is never a good thing. Damp air in a dark space provides the perfect conditions for mold growth or rodent nesting. Unaddressed moisture issues can also cause musty odours, perpetually damp air, or… Read More »