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 …

Why Should I Use An Exterior Cleaning Concierge?

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Does the idea of having a stranger come into your home make you feel uncomfortable? It should. While it can be infrequent, at some point we’ve all heard horror stories regarding trades or delivery people in the home of friends or family members. You’ll hear stories conveying the minor things (leaving muddy footprints on the floor) to the major (stolen …

3 Tips on How to Use a Pressure Washer

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3 Tips on How to Use a Pressure Washer Summer is a lovely time to sit out on the back patio and have friends and family over for a nice BBQ. You will probably want to have your deck nice and clean to start your summer off! Pressure washing is an excellent way to clean off the dirt and grime. …

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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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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 …

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 …

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Safety Tip #3 : How to Clean Gutters Safely

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It’s spring (finally) and time to get all those household chores done that you have been putting off….like cleaning those gutters! In this third and final article regarding safety tips, lets take a look at how you can clean your gutters safely. At its best, gutter cleaning is a tedious and unpleasant task. Getting dental work done comes to mind as a …

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Safety Tip #2: 7 Tips Before Using Your Pressure Washer

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Always have a complete understanding of the task at hand and be completely familiar with the tools you will be using. For this article, I am going to take a look at the pressure washer and give you tips before tackling the cleaning of your home’s exterior. Do not be one of the thousands of individuals each year that underestimate the …

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Safety Tip #1: How to Safely Use a Ladder

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Safety first! Sound familiar? This is something we are repeatedly saying to our children, but it is imperative that we keep this in mind when working around the home with the help of a ladder. Ladders have been around a long time, and are common to almost every home and workplace. This, and their simplicity, gives the false impression that …

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April Newsletter

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Check out our latest newsletter featuring Release The Hounds, tips on improving your running, an amazing soup recipe and so much more. Click here–> UPS.Newsletter.14.04 With love, Your customer care whizz PS. No mention of window cleaning, pressure washing, or gutter cleaning in our newsletters.  Just fun!