Pest Proof Your House this Winter

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… Read More »

Gutters can be Stylish

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… Read More »

When Should You Install Larger Gutters?

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.… Read More »

What to Expect for Exterior Home Trends in 2020

For homeowners, curb appeal will always be an ongoing trend. Small changes can have a big impact. Improving your home’s exterior and finding ways to make it blend in while standing out is always a good return on investment. From… Read More »

When to Replace an Asphalt Roof

An asphalt roof typically lasts anywhere from 15 to 20 years, depending on climatic conditions such as how much direct sun it receives and the amount of annual rainfall the roofing system is expected to handle. Inspecting the roof is… Read More »

How Fall Weather Affects Your Roof

Your roof protects you from the elements. Day in, day out, the roofing system works overtime to keep your home’s exterior safe from water damage, maintaining its structural integrity. Sunny for several days in a row, then windy, then lower… Read More »

Things Growing in Gutters

When a gutter system is neglected, it can become cluttered with debris that prevents water flowing to the downspouts. While most homeowners are aware of the importance of gutter cleaning, it’s understandable how easily this unpleasant chore can be put… Read More »

Hazards to Look for When Working on the Roof

At some point this fall you will be doing home maintenance that might include cleaning the roof, inspecting roofing shingles, or checking up on the fascia and the gutters. You’re outside, the sun’s shining, there’s fresh air – it might… Read More »

Energy-Efficient Roofing Materials

Most homeowners, when they have to replace a roof, choose the same type of roofing system as the old one. It’s not as unreasonable as it might first seem – you already know that it suits the style of your… Read More »

All about Eaves

Eaves are the edges of the roofline that extend beyond the face of the exterior walls. They have both aesthetic and practical functions. Eaves are designed to project water away from the side of a building, protecting the siding and… Read More »