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 »

How to Keep Birds Out of Your Gutters

It is quite common to see birds nesting in the trees near your house. They also like to build nests in the hedges growing around your property. The main goal of nest building is inaccessibility to the nest by humans… Read More »

Maintenance Tips to Keep Gutters Clean

Home maintenance is essential this time of year. For your gutters, it’s even more important. They are the first line of defense against water damage such as basement flooding, a cracked foundation, and mold growth. It’s not just about cleaning… Read More »

Why Cleaning Gutters by Hand is the Best Method

You want your home to be fully protected when winter comes, so cleaning your gutter system this fall is a priority. While the attraction of gutter cleaning gadgets is expediency, it is the experience of many gutter cleaning professionals that… Read More »

Dos and Don’ts of Gutters and Downspouts

Vancouver gutters and downspouts have a tough job in keeping your home exterior safe from water damage. The gutter system is an integral part of the roof, first-line defense in protecting from basement flooding, soil erosion, and siding damage. Here… Read More »