Tips to Keep Gutters Clean in the Winter

Even if you did a methodical gutter cleaning in the fall, you might still need to perform some seasonal home maintenance to avoid costly repairs. Vancouver gutters have to deal with rain, snow, and very active windstorms. A lot might… Read More »

How to make Your Home Smart

Smart (Self-Monitoring Analysis and Reporting Technology) homes simplify our daily lives, making them more comfortable, convenient, and safer. While they have been around for over two decades, the technology has become more precise and accessible. It is expected that approximately… Read More »

Money-Saving Tips for Your Home’s Exterior

Maintenance projects and renovations improve the look and feel of your home exterior. Seasonal repairs and inspections to the roof, gutters, and siding help protect your home from wood rot and other types of water damage. However, regular maintenance and… Read More »

What to Know before Buying a Historic Home

Heritage homes are sought after by homebuyers for a number of reasons including serious curb appeal, unique designs, and keeping history alive in the community. Older houses can be an excellent investment – as rental properties for those who find… Read More »

Ways to make the Most out of a Backyard Shed

A garden shed or a workshop is a useful outbuilding to have on your property. Perhaps it’s just sitting there, sticking out like a sore thumb. Or did you buy the shed for a dual purpose workshop and storage only… Read More »

Why New Windows and Doors are the Ideal Home Improvement Project

The right windows and doors can instantly update your home’s exterior and make the interior warm and cozy. If you live in an older house where the windows steam up, the entry door sticks, or the hallway near the backdoor… Read More »

Choosing the Perfect Exterior Doors for Your Home

Are the exterior doors to your house visually outdated, worse for wear, or potentially attractive to burglars? Especially if you and your family noticed a significant drop in temperature in the hallway near the front door or back door this… Read More »

What is the Best Material for Soffit?

If improving your home’s exterior is a home improvement you plan on doing before the fall, soffits are an important part of the roofing system. They provide protection from the elements, prevent little critters from accessing the attic, and allow… Read More »

Should You add Roof Dormers to Your Home?

Dormers add charm, personality, and visual interest to your home’s exterior. There are different types of roof dormers such as hipped, arched top, eyebrow, gabled, and shed. The type of dormer you choose largely depends on the reason or purpose… Read More »