Gutter Cleaning

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Gutter Cleaning Tips for the Motivated Home Owner

 

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 […]

When Was the Last Time You Cleaned the Gutters?

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 […]

How to Repair Gutter Downspouts

The downspouts on your home’s (or commercial property’s) gutter system are the enclosed pipe (or pipe-like) extensions of rain gutters that run vertically down from the roof, extending to the ground level and traditionally pointing away from the foundation. The water runoff captured by the gutter system enters the downspout and is expelled far enough from the base of your home to protect it from water damage. Because downspouts run down the exterior of a home and point outwards (to jettison the runoff) they are more susceptible to breakage from elements that range from harsh weather to family bouts of backyard soccer. Live in your home long enough and you will eventually have to repair a damaged downspout or two. Follow the five steps below when the time comes.
5 Steps to Repairing the Downspouts on Your Home’s Gutter System
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March 6th, 2015|Categories: Gutter Repair|Tags: , , |

How to Repair a Leaky Gutter – A DYI Beginner’s Guide

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
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February 14th, 2015|Categories: General, Gutter Repair|Tags: , , |