Wondering whether gutter screens, filters and covers actually work is a common question for anyone who regularly cleans or hires someone to clean their gutters. The ultimate best answer to this question will depend on the asker’s expectations and perception of what a gutter protection system should accomplish. To fully answer the question and show the reasons why different expectations might result in different answers, we will first do a quick review of the various types of gutter protection (screens, filters and covers.) Roll mesh screen
If you are going to go the effort of doing or hiring out some major outdoor cleaning jobs, you might as well do them at the right time of the year, and Spring certainly is the best. The first rule of thumb for outdoor cleaning is that you always want to start from top down. It can be quite defeating to get a particular area looking great, just to have debris and grime from a surface above come down on in when it is subsequently cleaned.
Spring Deck Cleaning & Maintenance Helps Your Deck Extend it’s Life Decks are one of the best areas of your home. They get you outside more often. Whether morning, mid-day or evening, decks can offer a nice spot to relax. With the 2013 average cost of a deck addition in the western states being
We bath ourselves, wash our cars and pets, and vacuum our carpets frequently. Yet sometimes, we forget about cleaning the largest item most of us own – our house, specifically, it’s exterior. Pressure washing is an excellent method for cleaning many of the surfaces around our home. Most exterior surfaces around your home respond well to being power washed. With water commonly being shot out at between 1000 to 4000 psi, this type of washing offers a unique opportunity to clean deeper than simple hosing or manual brushing. Pressured washed fence – before and after
This weekend, we in the Pacific Northwest are are experiencing one of the heaviest rain storms of both recent and even “not so recent” memory. It is not often that words like “typhoon” get used in the same sentence as Portland or Oregon.
Metal roofs are by far the least common roof type in the Portland Metro area. That being said, they still require cleaning like all other types. While metal roofs have their own strong advantages, they also have their own unique set of difficulties and disadvantages.
Customer reviews can help local businesses in a variety of ways including bringing in new customers, helping build trust with potential clients, and also helping business owners identify possible problems within their business. Reviews also help businesses know what they’re doing right so that they can keep customers happy. All of these things can help business owners grow their business and improve day to day operations giving customers a more satisfactory experience on a consistent basis and insuring the longevity of the business.
There is an old saying; “Out of sight, out of mind”. This is all well and good, but not when it comes to a roof. A roof that is well maintained can add years to the life of the shingles, shakes or tiles, and prevent massive damage to the interior, exterior, and structure of the house.
The roof provides us, and our families with shelter from the elements. While everyone knows this, few people take the time to really consider it, and what would happen if something happened to the roof. Roof cleaning is one of the most important steps you can take to prevent damage to not only the roof, but the interior and exterior of your home.
The answer is Yes, if it hasn’t been done in the last 6-8 months. But that would, however, make for a very short post, so here is more information, because we are helpful that way. Seriously though, most people ignore this important step in roof maintenance, which can mean a lot of expenses and headaches in the future.