Eavestroughs Are Not Responsible for Ice Dams20201215074757

Eavestroughs Are Not Responsible for Ice Dams

Look up at your eavestroughs in winter, and you may see icicles hanging over them like a partly frozen waterfall. However, you can’t blame your gutter...
Which Is Best Steel or Aluminum Gutters?20201201031410

Which Is Best Steel or Aluminum Gutters?

Gutters have been on houses for as long as our ancestors knew they needed to drain rainwater away from their foundations. The earliest solution may ha...
Why We Use K-Style Gutter Profiles20201124051242

Why We Use K-Style Gutter Profiles

The eavestrough gutters that flow around the lower perimeter of our roofs have a most important task. This is to catch the moisture flowing down, and ...
Thinking of Open-Faced Downspouts?20201027042056

Thinking of Open-Faced Downspouts?

Traditional guttering systems use open-faced eavestroughs to receive water from the roof, and fully-enclosed down pipes to deliver it to the drainage ...
Metal Gutter Guards and Ice Buildup20201005033722

Metal Gutter Guards and Ice Buildup

Metal gutter guards and ice buildup can be a regular problem, especially with poorly managed attics during cold winters in Calgary. This problem begin...
Set Policies and Procedures Matter for Clients20200728031315

Set Policies and Procedures Matter for Clients

COVID-19 reminds us all how important it is to adhere to practical policies like masking, and distancing. It’s amazing when we consider how essential ...
New Gutters Do Not Repair Poor Roofs20191218053201

New Gutters Do Not Repair Poor Roofs

Roofs are there to receive precipitation, and manage the moisture so it does not penetrate the roof space, and the living space below. A gutter needs ...
Eavestroughs on Turrets and Curves20191126040739

Eavestroughs on Turrets and Curves

The word ‘turret’ came down to us from the Italian ‘toretta’ meaning a little tower on a castle. These protruded from straight walls providing a prote...
Winter Time Can Be Good for Exterior Work20191112223512

Winter Time Can Be Good for Exterior Work

Winter can be a good time to get your eavestroughs, siding and soffit repairs done. However, many clients are unaware of the benefits, although others...
Roof Types and Challenges for Gutters20191105213131

Roof Types and Challenges for Gutters

There are many different roof types in the world, although some are more popular in Calgary. Sometimes these are a matter of personal preference. On o...
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