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 »

Things to Remember when Installing Gutters

One of the biggest investments a person will make is purchasing their own home. If you have found a way to invest in your forever home, even in these tough economic times, you want to do all you can to… Read More »

When Gutters need to be cleaned by a Pro

When you do home maintenance tasks yourself, you generally save money. And if you’re a dedicated do-it-yourselfer, you also enjoy the challenge of doing small repairs to the siding or cleaning the gutters. However, if you don’t really like to… Read More »

Benefits of Half-Round Gutters

Without a gutter system that efficiently manages rainwater and snow melt, your home’s exterior is vulnerable to serious water damage. When purchasing new gutters, there are many gutter profiles to choose from. Since the majority of residential gutters in North… Read More »

Before Installing New Gutters

When you’re cleaning the gutters this fall, it’s a great time to assess your gutter system. Aluminum gutters can last up to 40 years depending on climate conditions and how well they have been maintained. If your gutters are 15… Read More »

Consequences of not Cleaning the Gutters

It’s that time of year again when homeowners are encouraged to clean their gutters as part of a regular fall home maintenance to-do list intended to get ready for winter. A gutter system provides the much needed drainage to keep… Read More »