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 »

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 »

Spring Roof Maintenance Tips

Your roof protects you and your home. Maintaining the roof is an important spring home maintenance chore. Use these spring roof maintenance tips to prolong the lifespan of your roofing system. Inspect the Roof Wind storms, snow, heavy rain –… 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 »

Should You Clean Your Own Gutters?

DIY gutter cleaning can save you money. But there are certain situations when it is more economical and safer in the long run to hire a gutter cleaning professional. Some scenarios where it might be better to skip the DIY… Read More »

How to Clean Your Own Gutters

One of the most important spring home maintenance tasks you will be doing this season is cleaning the gutters. Gutter cleaning at this time of year helps to erase all traces of winter and gets the gutter system ready for… Read More »

House Hunting – Don’t Buy Me Warning Signs

Buying a house is a big financial commitment. Whether you’ve bought and sold a house before or this is your first time, you don’t want to be trapped in the wrong mortgage or worse, be stuck with a lemon. Yes,… Read More »

When a Tree Falls on Your House

Windstorms and rainstorms can be very active in Vancouver and around the Lower Mainland. While trees can be a real nuisance to the gutters, they might do even more damage to your roofing system. If the unthinkable happens, and a… Read More »

What to Look for in a Siding Contractor

Installing new cladding or replacing the old siding is a big investment. You have limited resources – mistakes cost money. It’s important to make the right choice so the job is done right. In addition to excellent customer service, a… Read More »

How to Protect Your Home from Wind Damage

High winds, blowing rain, and driving snow can find those places on your home’s exterior that are vulnerable to storm and wind damage. Homeowners sometimes underestimate the power of the wind. While we don’t experience tornadoes or hurricanes in the… Read More »