Hazards of Clogged Gutters

Cleaning the gutters in spring is necessary for several reasons including protecting the roof, the siding, and the structural integrity of your home. When gutter cleaning is neglected, debris buildup can lead to a number of serous problems that could… Read More »

Do Your Gutters Need Help?

As a homeowner, you want to be on top of your spring home maintenance checklist. Most of us are aware of the importance of gutter cleaning especially in the lower mainland where Vancouver gutters can be overworked. It doesn’t help… Read More »

Consequences of a Leaking Roof

Water damage can have a serious impact on your home, its structure, and the health of you and your family. One of the main sources of leaks, aside from obvious plumbing issues, is the roof. To complicate matters, roof leaks… Read More »

Should You Walk on Your Roof

A person might want to walk on the roof of their house for several reasons. While it appears to be the most efficient way to hang holiday lights or fix a leak or clear debris off the roof shingles so… Read More »

Safe Halloween for Homeowners

You’ve already decorated your home for Halloween tomorrow. But it won’t hurt to do a last-minute check to see that the pumpkin lights are still attached to the gutters and the skeletons and ghosts are firmly dancing on the siding.… Read More »

Regular Quarterly Home Maintenance Checklist

For many owners, fall home maintenance springs to mind as soon as temperatures do their seasonal dip. No one wants to deal with overflowing gutters, a temperamental heating system, or a roof with missing shingles after winter arrives. But to… Read More »

How to Locate Roof Leaks

Keeping the roof in good shape is a cost-effective way to increase its lifespan and avoid other ways water damage can impact your home. Since even the smallest roof leak might cause extensive damage if left undiscovered, it’s important, when… Read More »

Useful Things to Know about Gutter Screens

Gutter guards keep leaves and debris from clogging the gutters. While they don’t eliminate the need for gutter cleaning, they do help reduce the number of times a year you need to maintain them, especially if there are a lot… Read More »

Does Your Home have a Properly Functioning Roof?

The roof protects your home from the elements every day, year-round, including all of the other systems that make up the home’s exterior. While roofing shingles are the most visible, other parts of the roof such as the underlayment, sheathing,… Read More »

Home Exterior Problems You Need to Address ASAP

When a homeowner discovers a small dent in a downspout or a hairline crack in a windowpane, it’s tempting to dismiss it as not a big deal. In these high-stress economic times fixing every little symptom of normal wear and… Read More »