Gutter cleaning battle: Hand vs Vacuum?

Gutter cleaning isn’t rocket science, all you need is a ladder, a bucket, a pair of gloves, and a comfortability with heights, right?  The truth is a the outset, gutter cleaning does appear to be quite simple. One doesn’t need a specialized set of skills such as plumbing or electrical, however gutter cleaning is one […]

Gutter Guards: Do they work?

Don’t get caught up in the hype before you read this important article. Gutter cleaning is my favourite task, said no-one, ever. So it comes as no surprise that a host of solutions in the form of guards and screens are advertised to prevent your gutters from clogging and save you from what could be […]

Gutter cleaning: DIY Tips

Use this checklist before you tackle your DIY gutter cleaning. At its best, gutter cleaning is a tedious and dirty task. At worst it can be downright dangerous. A slight misstep or over-reach and you could end up with more than a bruised ego. Consider that falls are among the leading causes of unintentional home […]

Dryer vents: Problems with vent covers

Save money and possibly your home with this quick fix.  Dryer vents are a fire hazard, and can be a real maintenance issue and if you’ve read our previous article you should have a good understanding on the importance of regularly scheduled dryer vent cleaning. If one of your buildings is having an ongoing issue, we […]

CURB APPEAL: Roof Cleaning

Protect your investment with an essential cleaning service, or get the competitive edge in a buyers market. There is a war happening right now on your roof, and your roof is losing. Enemy camps of black algae known as Gloeocapsa magma have infiltrated. They are building in numbers and soon your roof will be over-run. […]

Why gutter vacuuming?

THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN HAND-CLEANING AND VACUUMING As a preface to this article, a more detailed description of why gutter cleaning is important can be found here. When selecting cleaning contractors and reviewing quotes its important to know upfront how they plan to access your gutters and perform the work. There are a variety of methods […]