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 »

April Home Maintenance Checklist

April is the perfect month to get your home’s exterior and yard ready for summer. Before you plan a camping trip or a staycation, don’t forget to start those spring home maintenance chores. Here is our April home maintenance checklist… Read More »

House Hunting – Don’t Buy Me Warning Signs

Buying a house is a big financial commitment. Whether you’ve bought and sold a house before or this is your first time, you don’t want to be trapped in the wrong mortgage or worse, be stuck with a lemon. Yes,… Read More »

Budget Friendly Upgrades for Your Home’s Exterior

While we might be able to travel throughout the province and to other places in Canada in the not-too-distant future, it looks like COVID-19 will keep us close to home for a little while longer. This is a great opportunity… 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 »

Reasons to Install Copper Gutters

Either by design or accident, your gutters are part of the architecture of your home’s exterior. Gutters are functional, protecting the house from water damage, but they also play an integral role in the curb appeal of your property. Gutters… Read More »

Useful Things to Know about Gutter Screens

Gutter guards keep leaves and debris from clogging the gutters. While they don’t eliminate the need for gutter cleaning, they do help reduce the number of times a year you need to maintain them, especially if there are a lot… Read More »