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,
Pests are a nuisance. Eek factor aside, when pests invade a home they can spread disease, contaminate foodstuffs, and cause allergic reactions. You might think there would be fewer creepy crawlies in the winter months, but just like us, when
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
A gutter system doesn’t just have to be functional. A combination of the right colour, gutter material, and gutter profile can put a gutter system in a category all its own. If you want to make a statement, you can
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
Some of us are more reluctant than others to do those home maintenance tasks we know will keep are homes in good shape. But when we neglect regular upkeep, a lot of things can happen even in just few months.
Siding on Lower Mainland homes can take a beating: cold temperature, fluctuating temperatures, high winds, pelting rain. It is designed to protect your home from the elements. However, regardless of the type and its durability – vinyl siding, wood or
Constantly having to repair a roof is one of the biggest warning signs that the roof needs to be replaced. You can hold off only for so long before your home becomes vulnerable to leaks, mold growth, and compromised structural
Dormers add charm, personality, and visual interest to your home’s exterior. There are different types of roof dormers such as hipped, arched top, eyebrow, gabled, and shed. The type of dormer you choose largely depends on the reason or purpose
The most common gutter sizes for homes in the Lower Mainland are 5-inch gutters and 6-inch gutters. A standard 5-inch gutter system is capable of adequately handling the amount of rain that falls in this region for most residential homes.