Why Keep Trees Away From The House20220621064842

Why Keep Trees Away From The House

Shady trees around a home provides much-needed coolness at the height of summer, and re-ignites happy childhood memories. However, in those halcyon da...
My Eavestroughs Are Raining Water – Why?20220614040120

My Eavestroughs Are Raining Water – Why?

An overflowing gutter system is more than an annoying irritation splashing windows, and saturating the garden. That’s because the pooling water sinks ...
Roof Edges and Poor Eaves Trough Overhangs20220516060826

Roof Edges and Poor Eaves Trough Overhangs

(Image Copyright May Only Be Reused With Permission from Valiant Exteriors) We completed an eaves trough job the other day where the roof overhang was...
Debris in Eaves Troughs and Down Spouts20220322020946

Debris in Eaves Troughs and Down Spouts

Debris in eaves troughs and down spouts can be a real pain, especially when they are up there out of easy reach. A call-out to clear them can turn out...
Strong Winds Are Not Gutters Friends20220207052303

Strong Winds Are Not Gutters Friends

We are fresh from a job repairing wind damage to eaves troughs which included metals hangars being torn away in a gust. The best counter for this is s...
Best Gutters for Cold Climates20210824062023

Best Gutters for Cold Climates

That grand old American statesman, Benjamin Franklin, said the bitterness of poor quality remains long after the sweetness of low price is forgotten. ...
When Gutters Catch More Than Rainwater20210810015256

When Gutters Catch More Than Rainwater

Eaves and down pipes make a great team for managing rain and melt. They carry the water along the roof edge, and down pipes to the storm water system ...
Gutters Are the ‘Foundations’ of Good Homes20210330024742

Gutters Are the ‘Foundations’ of Good Homes

While we might view our home’s foundations as solid structures the walls rest on, they too need a solid sub base to depend on. Many of us were raised ...
Hand-Tabbed Gutter Miters Look Good Too20210209054649

Hand-Tabbed Gutter Miters Look Good Too

When new clients ask us why their eavestroughs leak at corners, we often say it’s because the water wants to flow straight on, and not around the bend...
The Best Time for Leak Spotting Gutters20210202063055

The Best Time for Leak Spotting Gutters

A leaking gutter may appear to be little more than an irritating drip down the back of our collar. However, it can create an off-putting impression if...
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