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 »

Tiger Striping and what You can Do About It

Have you noticed discoloured stripes on the outside of your gutters? If the answer is “Yes,” the good news is that they won’t do any immediate harm to the gutter system. Since most gutters are neutral or lighter shades, tiger… Read More »

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 »

Maintenance Tips to Keep Gutters Clean

Home maintenance is essential this time of year. For your gutters, it’s even more important. They are the first line of defense against water damage such as basement flooding, a cracked foundation, and mold growth. It’s not just about cleaning… Read More »

Why Aluminum Gutters are So Popular

Because gutters are an important part of your home’s drainage system and a critical component of protecting the building’s structural integrity, it’s important to choose the right gutter system. Gutters should flatter the architectural style of your home; be able… Read More »

Qualities to look for in a Gutter Company

Gutters play an important role in protecting your home from the elements. So, whether you’re replacing your gutter system, looking for a professional to clean the gutters, or want the siding and windows washed, you want to hire a gutter… Read More »

Common Dangers of Gutter Cleaning

Most of us don’t give much thought to potential accidents that might occur while doing home maintenance tasks. While many people are aware that falling off a ladder at home is one of the top five reasons for emergency room… Read More »

Maintenance Projects to help You get ready for Summer

The end of spring is the time many homeowners think about summer, the backyard, and all the summer home maintenance tasks that need to be done both inside and outside. There’s no denying that, while we might not like it,… Read More »

Clean the Roof – But don’t do it Yourself

Owning your own home is a big responsibility and keeping up with all those home maintenance tasks can really eat into your available free time. This year, whenever you’re scheduled to tackle the gutter system, cleaning off the roof first… Read More »

Benefits of Rain Barrels

A rain barrel captures and collects runoff exiting the gutter system through the downpipes. In addition to being a part of eco-friendly gardening practices, rain barrels improve how drainage is managed on a residential property. The benefits of rain barrels… Read More »