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Winter Property Maintenance: What You Need To Know

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Winter property maintenance is just as important as maintaining your home in the summer. It helps prevent damage, gutter problems, and leaks while ensuring your home is a safe environment to live in.  While it doesn’t seem like the best time to be cleaning the exterior of your home, it’s a key time to ensure your home is prepared and …

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Gutter Cleaning in Vancouver: What You Need To Know

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Keeping your property maintained is important for safety and to prevent long-lasting damage. Part of maintaining your property is ensuring the outside of your home is well maintained, and in particular, your gutters. Unfortunately, gutter cleaning isn’t a case of ‘out of sight, out of mind’. If your gutter gets blocked, a build-up of water can start to form and …

Spring Exterior and Gutter Cleaning

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Spring cleaning has a broad and impactful role in home and property maintenance, especially in Vancouver. There are several essential actions that homeowners should take to preserve the value of their home and to boost curb appeal. Two important exterior areas that should be regularly cleaned are the gutters and exterior surfaces. Gutter Cleaning – February Gutter cleaning may seem …

8 Benefits of Gutter Cleaning

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You know as well as the Umbrella Property Service team does that Vancouver is a rainy city. Currently, it receives the fourth-largest amount of precipitation (falling as rain or snow) in Canada on an annual basis. While many of us have come to accept the rainy days in exchange for the beautiful mountainside location – it, unfortunately, doesn’t fare well …

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How Gutters Protect Your Home

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How Gutters Protect Your Home Water is life – it is essential for all humans, plants, and animals. It keeps us hydrated and is fun to play with and swim in when it’s hot out. But water can also rust metal, cause wood to swell and split, and suck the minerals out of concrete. All of which is bad news …

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5 Signs That It’s Time To Clean Your Gutters

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5 Key Signs That It’s Time To Clean Your Gutters We know that life can get busy – juggling your time between work, PTA meetings, and everything else that fills our days – things such as gutter cleaning can easily take the back burner. Ideally, gutters should be cleaned annually, or better yet, bi-annually (fall and spring), to keep them …

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Moss & Algae: How to Protect Your Home

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Vancouver has an average of 166 rainy days per year, allowing moss and algae to thrive in our beautiful (but wet) city. While rain is great for our lush environment, it’s not so great for our homes because it causes moss and algae to build up. The main factors of moss and algae growth are moisture, shade, and close proximity to …

3 Things to Look For When Hiring A Pressure Washing Company

3 Things to Look For When Hiring A Pressure Washing Company

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When going about the process of hiring a pressure washing company to clean your home or business, there are 3 very important aspects to consider. Integrity Integrity in any business is very important. It counts especially in the service industry. When trying to choose between different companies in your area, look for the one with the most integrity. Do your …

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Use Your Squeegie Like A Pro

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Most of us would confess that washing our windows is one of those big chores that seem to take a ton of time and even more motivation to get started. But whether we like the job or not, we have to admit that nothing brightens a living space as well as crystal clear, streak free windows. Part of what makes …