8 Important Roof and Gutter Maintenance Tasks for Winter

You’ve probably heard us recommend you get your roof inspected and gutters cleaned twice per year — once in the spring and once in the fall.  But it’s important to know that maintaining your roofs and gutters is a year round task — one that protects your investment, saves you money, and dodges headaches later down the road.  We’ve gathered a list of important roof maintenance and gutter tasks to complete to help you avoid disrepair and damage during the winter.   ☐ Inspect your attic and ventilation Before you head outside, pay a visit to your attic or [...]

By |February 3rd, 2021|Categories: Gutters, Home maintenance, Roof|0 Comments

A New Homeowner’s Guide to Gutter Maintenance

You recently bought a home — congratulations!  Being a new homeowner comes with its own set of excitement and challenges. It’s a constant balance of wanting to protect your investment — it’s likely one of the biggest investments you’ll ever make, after all — and spending money for maintenance and upgrades at the right time.  But when you need to consider things like your roof, gutters, landscaping, electrical, plumbing, and everything in between, it can be hard to know where to start.  In today’s blog post, we’ll get you started with a getting-start guide to taking care of your [...]

By |January 12th, 2021|Categories: Gutters, Home maintenance|0 Comments

Questions to Ask Your Gutter Cleaners

It’s official: the rainy season is upon us here in the Pacific Northwest. That means a couple of things: it’s time to break out the rain boots, stock up on Vitamin D, and if you haven’t had your gutters cleaned in a little while, it’s time.  But when it comes to choosing a great gutter cleaning company, it isn’t as simple as a Google search. Consider what’s important to you about a gutter cleaning company. Do you need them to be available within the same week? Are you concerned about how environmentally friendly they are? What about their pricing?  [...]

By |November 20th, 2020|Categories: Home maintenance|0 Comments

What to Do if Your Roof is Leaking

It’s Sunday afternoon and you’ve had a busy day already of preparing for the week ahead and running errands. Unsurprisingly, it starts raining just as you’re getting home. Then, the clouds really unleash and it starts downpouring. And suddenly, you hear a sound dreaded by all homeowners: a drip drip drip coming not from the leaky faucet in your kitchen but… from your living room.  This might sound like a scary story to many homeowners out there, and for good reason — roof leaks can cause serious damage to your home if not addressed quickly. But handling an unexpected [...]

By |November 6th, 2020|Categories: Home maintenance, Roof|Comments Off on What to Do if Your Roof is Leaking

7 Common Gutter & Roof Cleaning Mistakes

Maybe you’ve just noticed some moss growing on your roof. Or perhaps you’ve had the unfortunate experience of your gutters backing up during a downpour. You’re considering grabbing your ladder and solving the problem. How hard can it be, right?  As it turns out, it can be pretty hard. Safely and correctly cleaning roofs and gutters requires skill and the correct equipment.  Let’s take a look at 7 common mistakes people make when they try to clean their roofs and gutters, and how All Around Maintenance can help.    Mistake #1: Not cleaning your gutters regularly No homeowner wants [...]

By |September 28th, 2020|Categories: Roof|Comments Off on 7 Common Gutter & Roof Cleaning Mistakes

Home Maintenance Tasks You Should Never Do Yourself

Most of us are stuck at home more than normal these days. This has given us plenty of time to binge watch our favorite home renovation or DIY shows, and carve out a stacked to-do list of home maintenance projects.  While the shows might make it look easy, there are simply some home maintenance tasks you just shouldn’t do yourself because they are dangerous or just too time-consuming. Today, we’ll review some common home maintenance tasks everyone should know — and those that are better left to the pros.    Basic home maintenance everyone should know Whether you own [...]

By |August 31st, 2020|Categories: Home maintenance|Comments Off on Home Maintenance Tasks You Should Never Do Yourself