Consequences of not Cleaning the Gutters

It’s that time of year again when homeowners are encouraged to clean their gutters as part of a regular fall home maintenance to-do list intended to get ready for winter. A gutter system provides the much needed drainage to keep… Read More »

Aluminum Siding – Should You Replace It?

Aluminum siding, in many ways, is one of the most suitable siding materials for our Pacific Northwest climate. Very versatile and durable, it is rust-resistant, fire-resistant, and cost-effective because it lasts longer than vinyl siding. However, when aluminum cladding becomes… Read More »

Sustainable Siding for You and the Environment

Today’s savvy homeowner looks for ways to reduce their family’s carbon footprint, invests in eco-friendly products, and observes earth-friendly home maintenance guidelines. Sustainable siding is a smart choice for homeowners because it is durable, long-lasting, easy to maintain, and cost-effective.… Read More »

Why Siding Maintenance is Important

Siding keeps your home’s exterior protected and safe from the elements. Sun, wind, toxins, humidity, and water will impact any type of siding materials It’s vital to safeguarding structural integrity. Regularly maintaining siding will ensure the safety of you and… Read More »

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 »

What Causes Cedar Siding to Warp?

Cedar is one of the most beautiful siding materials you can use to clad your home’s exterior. It is naturally resilient, aesthetically pleasing to look at, and very compatible with our Pacific Northwest climate. Cedar siding, either cedar shingles or… Read More »

Summer Home Maintenance Tasks

It’s getting warmer and everyone will want to spend more time in the backyard. The kids are thinking about cooling off under the sprinkler or swimming in the pool with friends. You intend on firing up the grill and having… Read More »

Common Aluminum Siding Issues

There are a lot of good things that can be said about aluminum siding. It is very budget friendly; light weight yet durable; doesn’t rust; and can be recycled when it needs to be replaced. However, before deciding to invest… Read More »

Have a Safe Grilling Season this Summer

June is the month that welcomes the official start of summer. Barbecues get fired up; sprinklers water kids on a hot day; the pool is the place to be on a Saturday afternoon. If you are a backyard chef that… Read More »

Improve your Curb Appeal in Time for Summer

Sprucing up your home’s exterior is a part of many homeowners’ home maintenance routine. Adding a seasonal flair to your home’s exterior is a great way to make a good first impression, whether you’re selling your home, or welcoming family… Read More »