Does Aluminum Rust Like Metal?20221206104751

Does Aluminum Rust Like Metal?

Rust is the colloquial term for a coating that occurs on the surface of iron, and many of its alloys. This happens as a response to the presence of ox...
What Is the Rake of a Gable Roof?20221130014742

What Is the Rake of a Gable Roof?

The rake of a gable roof can be quite confusing, because a roof rake is a handy device for removing snow from the surface.  Especially as that term us...
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How Gutter Corner Joints Can Leak

Seamless, aluminum gutter corner joints can leak, whether they are on inside or outside angles, for a variety of reasons. We discuss ways to avoid thi...
Snow Drifts Could Cause ‘Gutter Leaks’20221115040508

Snow Drifts Could Cause ‘Gutter Leaks’

We quite often get calls after snowstorms from people who think their new eavestroughs are leaking. However, it’s almost invariably the accumula...
You Can’t Always Trust Leaf Guards20221108011655

You Can’t Always Trust Leaf Guards

There are a variety of different leaf guard designs on the market in Calgary. However they all have the same purpose, and that is to help prevent the ...
It Pays to Have Eavestroughs in Calgary20221101082042

It Pays to Have Eavestroughs in Calgary

Roof gutters are essential in regions where rain falls regularly in significant amounts. Although you could probably do without them if you lived in a...
The Water From Your Downspouts20221026034535

The Water From Your Downspouts

The job is not done when you have your new eavestroughs up, and running smoothly. That’s because you can’t afford to do nothing about the water tumbli...
Ice Dams Do Not Need Eavestroughs20221018054241

Ice Dams Do Not Need Eavestroughs

Ice dams may depend on eavestroughs in the sense of hanging over them, but they sure don’t cause icycles. However, it’s still easy to get angry with t...
How to Evaluate Quality Rainware20221011054747

How to Evaluate Quality Rainware

We get what we pay for in a highly competitive world. There’s usually a good reason why some products cost more than others. No company can survive lo...
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...
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