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 »

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 »

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 »

How to Clean Gutters from the Ground

Do you experience dizziness on a ladder or have mobility issues? While cleaning the gutters is an important part for maintaining your home’s exterior, you might be reluctant to climb that ladder for whatever reason. Most gutter cleaning tools used… 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 »

Consequences of not Cleaning the Gutters

It’s that time of year again when homeowners are encouraged to clean their gutters as part of a regular fall home maintenance to-do list intended to get ready for winter. A gutter system provides the much needed drainage to keep… Read More »

How to Protect Your Aluminum Gutters

In order to keep your home’s exterior safe from insidious water damage, your gutters must be well-maintained. While environmental and climatic factors play a big role in the wear and tear gutters are subjected to, there are ways to protect… 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 »

Summer Roof Care Tips

Checking up on the roof while the weather is still nice is a great way to prepare for winter. Low-maintenance roofing materials such as asphalt roofing, metal roofing, and slate roofing need to be maintained regularly if you want it… Read More »