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 …

Umbrella Property Services - Washing Windows in the Rain

Washing Windows in the Rain: Exposing the Myth

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Thinking to have your windows cleaned but you hear that there is rain in the forecast?  Well here in Vancouver, you might wait a long time if you believe that rain will undo the time and effort, not to mention the expense of having your windows properly cleaned.  You can quickly tell the professional window cleaners from the amateurs by …

Umbrella Property Services - Overlooked Home Maintenance Tasks

Overlooked Home Maintenance Tasks

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Here is a list of things around the home that are often overlooked, leading to greater expense and headache.  Taking the time to tackle these items can save you in a huge way in the long run.  Check for Roof Damage By the time you notice a problem, it’s already too late. Get up onto your roof at least twice …

What To Do With Your Old Windows

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We are in the business of cleaning your windows.  But just as an aside, let’s talk about something completely different while still keeping with the “window” theme.  I have seen a lot of DIY ideas lately when it comes to taking something old and turning it into a very unique treasure. Do you have some windows that are just too old …

Gutter Shining

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Here at Umbrella Property Services, we not only clean the inside of your gutters, we leave the outside clean and looking new!   When it comes to removing those nasty black streaks that gutters get over time, we have a special  cleaning agent that does a wonderful job at restoring the original appearance of the gutters. Regular house wash solution …

How Often Should You Clean Your Gutters?

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If you haven’t had your gutter system cleaned and checked in the past 6 – 12 months, now is the time to get that looked after! When it’s one of those rainy days Vancouver is famous for, you should be able to spot some of the more obvious gutter problems such as leaks which can be repaired by professionals. It …

Moss On Your Roof?

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Algae and lichen are much less destructive to roofs than moss and for the most part, it is usually unnecessary to remove them other than for cosmetic reasons. Moss is the real enemy. Moss holds moisture and roofs with moss on them dry out slower which in turn speeds up the wear and tear effect on the roof. Another reason …

Importance Of Repairing Leaking Gutter Corners

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The easiest way to tell is you have any leaks in your gutter corners is to take a look at them shortly after a good rain shower.  This way you won’t confuse the dripping with rain drops coming down the outside of the corner. If the corner sealant has failed, you will see dripping from the faulty corner. Some other …

Umbrella Property Services - Are Gutter Guards Worth the Investment

Are Gutter Guards Worth The Investment?

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Gutter guards sound like the perfect solution to the dreaded job of cleaning out your gutters. They are advertised as being able to prevent your gutters from clogging with leaves and debris. Many of the companies that sell them boast that you will never have to clean your gutters again. When it sounds too good to be true, chances are …