The Right Gutter Size for Your Roof20221004045307

The Right Gutter Size for Your Roof

A decent gutter with the right cross-section and slope, should smoothly carry away all but the heaviest deluge of rain. However, if it overflows it ca...
Why Inspect Your Gutters This Fall?20220927005616

Why Inspect Your Gutters This Fall?

Fall is a good time to shin up a ladder, and check the roof and the gutters before the severe winter weather comes. That’s because harsh winds, snow a...
Common Concerns with Vinyl Siding20220920023022

Common Concerns with Vinyl Siding

Vinyl siding has become the colorful, affordable solution for many Canadian homeowners. However, that said most man-made things do eventually begin to...
Are Eavestroughs and Gutters the Same20220913085947

Are Eavestroughs and Gutters the Same

We usually refer to eavestroughing as an entire system, comprising both the gutters and the down pipes draining them. However, we separate our quotes ...
Beware False Promises on Old Gutters20220906085505

Beware False Promises on Old Gutters

Few things last forever in his modern world, although some eavestrough contractors may pretend otherwise.  Various natural forces inevitably take thei...
Problems With Built-In Box Gutters20220824074410

Problems With Built-In Box Gutters

Conventional eavestrough design involves taking rainwater and snow melt from roofs, to where it can safely drain away. Keeping them clear is a wise pr...
Why Are There Different Roof Gutters20220819114658

Why Are There Different Roof Gutters

The history of roof eavestrough systems goes back a way in time. The earliest written records are from the Roman era, when they introduced the technol...
Are Rain Chains Suitable For Calgary?20220809024139

Are Rain Chains Suitable For Calgary?

Rain chains are a popular alternative to traditional eavestrough systems in Japan. They call them kusari-toi or kusari-doi there, which literally tran...
Gutter Splash Guard May Be All You Need20220802014510

Gutter Splash Guard May Be All You Need

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There can be few things more frustrating that moving into a new home, and discovering the eavestroughs overflow in a storm. We see water raining down ...
Sloping the Streams Around Your Roof20220727114300

Sloping the Streams Around Your Roof

All water responds similarly to gravity and slopes. When we think about it, we realise our eavestroughs are like canals around our roofs. The valleys ...
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