How to Prep Your Home For a Severe Winter Storm

Front view of a house covered in very heavy snow

We’re fortunate to live in a region where we don’t have brutally cold winters with constant snow for months. However, we have our fair share of winter weather, from temperatures that dip below freezing to ice and snow storms. Now that winter is just days away, the chance for winter weather gets more likely as […]

Gutter Maintenance: A Comparison Between Gutter Systems

Cleaning Out Dead Leaves From Clogged Gutter

It’s that time of year when our gutters need to be cleaned to remove debris like falling leaves and pine needles. These pesky objects make their way into half-round gutter systems, often causing them to clog and overflow, forcing water to spill over the side of the gutter. If your home is surrounded by trees […]

These Are The 4 Most Common Gutter Issues – And Here’s How You Can Avoid Them

Broken House Gutter

Gutter systems exist to collect and carry water away from the roof and drain it from a home’s foundation. Gutter systems usually work well to protect our homes without any issues. However, they can malfunction, especially if it’s an open-top gutter system or if the gutters have screens or filters. Continue reading to learn about […]

4 Common Gutter Issues Solved

Have you ever noticed water spilling over your gutters? What about sagging gutters? If your home has a traditional open-top gutter system or half-round gutters then it’s prone to many issues if it’s not taken care of. Even if you do clean your gutter system regularly, issues can still occur.  If you’ve noticed an issue […]

How to Deal with Leaves this Fall

Fall is just weeks away which means Chiefs games, apple cinnamon scents filling the air, and chillier weather are around the corner. Fall is stunning, bringing beautiful fall foliage, turning leaves bright oranges and darker reds. Fall foliage is especially beautiful here in The Heartland where we have hot sunny days and cooler, drier nights […]

What You Need to Know About Roof Algae

roof algae

A home could be stunning on the outside and elegant on the inside but if it has algae on the roof then it can be an eyesore, especially to potential homebuyers. Roof algae is a common roof problem most homeowners face if they live in humid climates like The Heartland. If you’re unsure whether or […]

These Pests Are Creeping & Crawling in Your Gutter System

Mosquitoes, worms, centipedes – these creepy and crawly things are often feared or disliked by most people. While just the mention of them can make your skin crawl, did you know that creepy and crawly critters and pests can call your gutter system home? It’s true – gutter systems are often a hotspot for critters […]

5 Common Roof Problems & How to Fix Them

Can you imagine living in a home without a roof? Not only would we have no protection from things like pests and debris entering our homes but we wouldn’t be kept dry, our homes would be much louder, and rain and snow would be able to enter our homes in addition to many other issues. […]

When & How Often Should I Clean My Gutters?

What’s one household chore that’s often dreaded? If you have open-top gutters then cleaning them is usually at the top of every homeowner’s “dreaded chores” list. Not only is it time-consuming but it’s also dangerous since the use of a ladder is required. We guarantee you’re not overjoyed when you realize it’s time to clean […]