How to Repair a Leaking Gutter


Probably one of the most neglected aspects of a home, gutters actually provide an important service. They keep water from building up and settling around your foundation, which can cause problems. But like anything else, gutters need regular maintenance and even then,

What to Look for in a Home Improvement Contractor


Our homes sometimes require repair and improvement work, especially as the seasons change. If you're looking for local home improvement contractors, you're probably realizing there are a lot. It can be difficult to narrow it down and find the best ones. How

6 Tips to Prevent Pipes from Freezing


Old Man Winter isn't going away any time soon—in fact, we have some extremely cold weather ahead of us. Upstate New York residents are no stranger to brutal temperatures and the problems that they can cause. One of the worst is frozen

What Are Ice Dams & Can They Be Prevented?


Winters here in Upstate New York are no joke—not only are they bitterly cold, but snow, hail and high winds can wreak havoc on your home’s exterior. Often, because of their exposure, the roof and gutters see the most damage. Ice dams

Which Gutters Are Best?


Gutters are one of the most important parts of a roofing system. But they tend to be forgotten until something goes wrong. If you’ve lived in your home for 10 years and have never touched your gutters, or your current ones have

Tips for Helping Prevent Clogged Gutters


While the autumn means a lot of fun activities for the whole family, from apple picking to pumpkin patch trips, this season is one of the worst for your gutters and home exterior. Your gutters are actually the most prone to clogging

What Does Insulation Look Like?


Does your home have enough insulation? While many homeowners understand (at least to a degree) the benefits insulation offers, they aren't quite as sure what it looks like or where it is in their home. In addition to the attic, your walls