How to Prevent Gutters from Clogging

Regular gutter cleaning is an excellent home maintenance approach that protects your home from water damage. Most problems gutters are prone to can be prevented. In addition to regular cleanings, being aware of the actionable steps you can take is… Read More »

Downspout Clogs: The Causes and Solutions

Gutters collect rainwater that runs down the roof and directs it to the downpipes, expelling it from the gutter system a safe distance from a house. When downspouts work properly, they prevent increased moisture levels in the soil, damage to… Read More »

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 »

DIY or Hire a Pro for New Gutters for Your Home

When it comes to renovations that boost curb appeal, installing new gutters is a good choice. It can improve the resale value of your house should you be selling in the future. In the present, upgrading the gutter system enhances… Read More »

Common Gutter Cleaning Dangers

Dirty gutters can have a negative impact on your home and its curb appeal. You don’t really want to clean the gutters, but doing the job yourself saves money. And wherever you can save, every bit helps. However, there are… Read More »

How to Care for Copper Gutters

Copper gutters add the ideal finishing touch to your home’s exterior. While treated copper gutters will retain their warm metal colour, untreated copper gutters develop a patina over time that turns the bright copper metal (oxidization process) to gray, silver,… Read More »

Do I Need to Clean My Gutters if I don’t have Trees?

As a homeowner, you know that many gutter professionals recommend that you clean the gutters twice a year. You might ask yourself, do the gutters really need to be cleaned at all if there are no trees growing close to… Read More »

Clogged Gutters and Your Ceiling

Gutters protect our homes from water damage. But when cleaning the gutters isn’t part of a regular home maintenance routine, they can become clogged and cause trouble. One of the most common problems that are a result of blockages in… Read More »

Splash Blocks: Add them to a Gutter System

A splash block is designed to direct water away from the foundation of your home, especially in situations where the downspouts drain too close to the foundation or on to the property next door. Splash blocks are used as part… Read More »

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 »