5 Ways Your Gutters can save You Money

As a homeowner, you want to save as much money as possible on home maintenance. Most of us are aware of the importance of gutter cleaning and might think it’s something we can do ourselves. But if you are one… Read More »

Basic Gutter Cleaning Tools You Need this Spring

To protect your home, gutters should be cleaned regularly to prevent them from becoming damaged due to a clogged gutter system. When cleaning the gutters this spring the tools you use to get the job done can make your spring… Read More »

Controlling Moisture in Your Basement

Moisture that hangs around in your basement is never a good thing. Damp air in a dark space provides the perfect conditions for mold growth or rodent nesting. Unaddressed moisture issues can also cause musty odours, perpetually damp air, or… Read More »

Preparing Your Roof and Gutters for Spring

Spring can be a temperamental season, seesawing back and forth from sunshine, steady rain, and overcast days with cooler temperature. Before you bravely take on the task of cleaning the gutters, take the time to find out how well the… Read More »

Smart Ways to Clean the Gutters this Spring

While it’s probably one of the least favourite home maintenance tasks, avoiding cleaning the gutters could end up being a bigger headache. A neglected gutter system can overflow, become a new home for birds or squirrels, or break away from… Read More »

Flood-Proofing Your Basement

A flooded basement can be a homeowner’s nightmare. Potential problems range from loss of household goods to ongoing structural issues to other effects of water damage including mold growth. Whether a home is near a body of water or uphill… Read More »

Planning Ahead for Home Exterior Repairs

Home exterior maintenance is an important component in keeping your house protected from the elements, the effects of water damage, and expensive repair costs. Since we’re five weeks away from the beginning of spring, now is a good time to… Read More »

How to Clean Gutters with Gutter Guards

Homeowners purchase a gutter guard or leaf protection system to keep debris out, cutting down on time spent on maintenance. Unfortunately, the prevailing myth is that gutters with gutter guards never have to be cleaned again. But no matter how… Read More »

Should You Hire Someone to Clean the Gutters?

When gutters aren’t cleaned regularly, it can lead to major problems such as a flooded basement, damaged siding, or water-stained interior walls. While the main reason for cleaning the gutters yourself is to save money, there are several other very… Read More »

Tips to Make Gutter Cleaning Easier

Cleaning the gutters is probably no one’s favourite chore. Yeah, that old joke…it’s a dirty job but somebody has to do it. But the longer debris sits in the gutter channel, decomposition reduces materials to a fine silt (or wet… Read More »