Summer Gutter Problems to Watch Out For

While homeowners are right in thinking that winter is the season to be on the lookout for gutter problems, summer can take its toll on a gutter system in different ways. Regardless of an early spring gutter cleaning, clogged gutters… Read More »

Residential Gutter Cleaning Options

Cleaning the gutters isn’t anyone’s idea of fun. And now that the weather is nicer and the days are longer, who wants to volunteer to spend a weekend day on a ladder scooping out debris. When residential gutters need cleaning… Read More »

How Often Should I Clean My Gutters?

Spring gutter cleaning is just as important as cleaning the gutters in the fall. It is the perfect time to get your home’s exterior ready for summer and see if the gutters and downspouts need any repairs. Homeowners ignore gutters… Read More »

7 Steps to Keep Your Gutters Clean

When debris builds up, clogged gutters and downspouts can cause problems for your foundation, siding, and landscaping. Thoroughly cleaning the gutters as part of your regularly scheduled home maintenance routine helps protect your home from the costly effects of water… Read More »

Should You Clean Your Own Gutters?

DIY gutter cleaning can save you money. But there are certain situations when it is more economical and safer in the long run to hire a gutter cleaning professional. Some scenarios where it might be better to skip the DIY… Read More »

How to Clean Your Own Gutters

One of the most important spring home maintenance tasks you will be doing this season is cleaning the gutters. Gutter cleaning at this time of year helps to erase all traces of winter and gets the gutter system ready for… Read More »

Shingle Granules and Your Gutters

The most popular roofing material for homes throughout Canada and the US is asphalt shingles because they are relatively easy to install as opposed to other types of roof tiles such as slate, stone, or ceramic. However, when these granules… Read More »

Frequently Asked Questions about Gutter Cleaning

One of the items on your home maintenance list is cleaning the gutters. You’ve maintained the gutter system regularly for 15 years. But things have changed – it’s not as easy as it was to climb the ladder; the gutter… 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 »

Tiger Striping and what You can Do About It

Have you noticed discoloured stripes on the outside of your gutters? If the answer is “Yes,” the good news is that they won’t do any immediate harm to the gutter system. Since most gutters are neutral or lighter shades, tiger… Read More »