How to Properly Inspect Your Gutters

Your gutters keep your home protected from the elements by directing water from the roof into the gutter system. But in order for them to do that, they must be well-maintained. Home maintenance that includes regular gutter cleaning and a… Read More »

Fall Curb Appeal Just in time for Thanksgiving

While we’re just into our second week of fall, Thanksgiving will be here before we know it. Crisp air, leaves falling from the trees, shorter days: little clues that tell us autumn is here. If you will have family and… Read More »

Safely Clean the Gutters this Fall

A gutter system protects all the important parts of your home’s exterior, from its foundation to the roof. Cleaning the gutters in the fall is vital to keeping them working throughout winter when the weather can deliver active winds, constant… Read More »

Things that Shorten the Life of Your Roof

Like the gutters, the roof works around the clock to keep a home’s exterior safe from the elements and the harmful effects of water damage. Wind, heavy rains, pollutants, and the sun can adversely impact a roofing system. But it’s… Read More »

Exterior Home Maintenance for Fall

Even though autumn hasn’t officially arrived trees are changing colour, there are already leaves on the ground, morning air feels a little cooler, and the sun sets earlier. Exterior home maintenance is important to ensure your home is ready for… Read More »

How Wind Damages Your Gutters

While everything is calm and sunny, those of us living in the lower mainland can (conveniently) forget that early fall can bring rain and lots of it. Combine a rainstorm with some lively winds, weather conditions might cause homeowners some… Read More »

Budget-Friendly Front Yard Landscaping Ideas

Landscaping for the front yard is different from a landscape design for the backyard of your home. The backyard is a place to relax, entertain, and kick around a ball. The front yard is a place to show off –… Read More »

Common Siding Problems to Look For

Summer is the time homeowners schedule home maintenance chores. But often the focus is on the yard, the landscaping, mending fences, staining and sealing the deck, and taking care of the pool. It’s easy to understand why. However, your home… Read More »

Summer Yard Maintenance Tips

Summer maintenance chores are a popular excuse for getting outside and enjoying working in the garden. You might also be motivated to have your backyard looking its best when hosting a barbecue or having friends over to chill by the… Read More »

Signs it’s Time to Replace Your Front Door

You usually use the backdoor when leaving and entering home – the only time you really use the front door is when you have guests over. But the last time you mowed the lawn you got a good look at… Read More »