Signs Your Gutters are Clogged

Especially now in the lower mainland where we haven’t had any rainfall in over a month, it’s easy to forget about the gutters. Gutters and downspouts are part of the roofing system that protects your home from the elements. Even… Read More »

7 Reasons Homeowners Choose Rain Chains

A rain chain is formed by links or cups linked together intended to slow the speed of rainwater as it flows down the chain. A perfect blend of functionality and beauty, replacing downspouts with rain chains have increased in popularity… Read More »

Ways to Avoid Failing Gutters

For many homeowners, gutters fly beneath their radar – as long as they’re working. But when something goes wrong with the gutter system, it becomes very noticeable pretty quickly. When they become cracked, leaky, or dented, gutters are ineffective and… Read More »

Summer Gutter Problems to Watch Out For

While homeowners are right in thinking that winter is the season to be on the lookout for gutter problems, summer can take its toll on a gutter system in different ways. Regardless of an early spring gutter cleaning, clogged gutters… Read More »

Residential Gutter Cleaning Options

Cleaning the gutters isn’t anyone’s idea of fun. And now that the weather is nicer and the days are longer, who wants to volunteer to spend a weekend day on a ladder scooping out debris. When residential gutters need cleaning… Read More »

7 Steps to Keep Your Gutters Clean

When debris builds up, clogged gutters and downspouts can cause problems for your foundation, siding, and landscaping. Thoroughly cleaning the gutters as part of your regularly scheduled home maintenance routine helps protect your home from the costly effects of water… Read More »

How to Make Your Gutter System Stronger

Your gutter system protects your home’s exterior in a number of significant ways by channeling water away from the foundation and maintaining its structural integrity. Strong, stable gutters are integral to a functional gutter system that works optimally year-round. When… Read More »

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 »