For the average residential home replacing a hidden gutter system can start at over $5000. Gutter repairs, on the other hand, are fast and cost 80-90% less than replacement. Our team will do our best to identify common problem areas and retro-fit the system so that it can continue to do its job, resulting in thousands of dollars in savings. Trying hidden gutter repair is usually the right […]
Surrey’s heavy rains could lead to a build-up of gunk inside your gutter systems. Gutter gunk is a sloppy mess of mud, leaves, pine needles, moss, dirt and stagnant water and as this mess builds up inside your rain gutters and weighs them down, that weight can cause the gutter to pull away from the home. Loose and damaged gutters lead to bigger problems down the line when the protective […]
Just when you thought you knew everything about the bad things that happen when you don’t repair your gutters…along comes the ant parade.
Carpenter ants come in a variety of shapes sizes and features and are attracted to wet, damaged areas of houses.
Red Flag #1: Big Ants – Sometimes with Wings
A quarter-inch to half an inch long these Carpenter ants can vary in colour, from black to brown even red, […]
In the last 5 years Home Builders have noticed a growing trend in factors that affect purchase decisions among new home buyers. In less than 12 seconds a home’s curb appeal can make or break a decision on whether a buyer wants to even view the house let alone buy it. According to a Harris Interactive Study 78% of Buyers felt that the look of the home’s exterior was “Extremely” […]
Regular gutter cleaning is an important aspect to maintaining and protecting your Vancouver area home or building from water damage that can occur when all that water isn’t able to properly flow away from the house. But if you don’t know what you’re doing this project can be more dangerous than many people realize. Each year, a significant number of homeowners are injured trying to clean out their gutters and […]
Let’s be honest. Cleaning the gutters is probably not one of those chores that has you so excited you’re leaping out of bed on a Saturday morning. Ignorance is bliss? I’ll get to it next year? Sound familiar?
Unfortunately this is one of those instances when procrastination can lead to far bigger problems down the road. There are three distinct ways that gutters can contribute to the rapid deterioration of your […]
Moss is one of the biggest threats to your gutter system. Not only does it weigh down your gutters and create an unsightly scene, it clogs your gutters, resulting in rainwater overflow which will damage your home exterior and interior. Thankfully, this natural growth phenomenon can be identified with ease, and attended to before your gutter system and home sustains significant damage.
5 Tips to Keep Moss from Growing in Your Home’s Gutters
If you have searched and found this article online chances are that you’ve noticed (or suspect) that there is a leak in your home’s gutter system. On the other side of the coin you may be taking proactive steps to ensure that if/when the time comes that you are well-prepared to act quickly (kudos on the forward thinking!). Whichever the case, today’s post dives into the gutter leak repair process, for those of you that do not yet have a PhD in DIY fixes for the roof of your home.
5 Do-It-Yourself Steps to Repairing a Leaky Gutter System
How do you know it’s time to replace your gutters? Rain gutters are one of those items that are not always top of mind for home owners and property managers, yet they play such a vital role in protecting your home, strata or business complex from water damage. Depending on where you live in metro Vancouver, you have different environmental factors that play into the life and maintenance of your gutter […]