Category Archives: Home Maintenance

Hidden Gutter Cleaning Langley

Stages of Gutter Vacuuming
Stages of Gutter Vacuuming

Stages of Gutter Vacuuming

1. Pull debris toward you with a plastic gutter scoop

2.  Vacuum debris up out of gutter

3. Repeat

Seems pretty easy to clean gutters huh?  Well it is not.  It’s a lot of hard, awkward work since you will have to use a ladder to reach your gutters.

We always recommend hiring a professional who has many years experience with working on ladders.  Ladder work is not for the faint of heart.  You can injure yourself if you were to fall, so please be extremely cautious and take your time if you plan on cleaning your own gutters.

Of course, you can always request a free estimate here if you wish to hire us.  We offer more than just gutter cleaning as you can see on our home page.

We serve communities of Fraser Valley, BC:

  • Cloverdale
  • Township of Langley
  • Fort Langley
  • City of Langley
  • Aldergrove
  • Abbotsford
  • Maple Ridge
  • Mission
  • Chilliwack
  • Cultus Lake

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Roof Moss: Treatment and Removal

Roof Moss RemovalNew for 2014!

We now feature roof moss treatment and removal at LangleyWindowCleaning.com.  Removing moss from a roof is extremely hard work, yet the results can be nothing short of amazing after you see the difference.

You can see how to remove moss from a roof in this video I made on location in 2014 in Langley, BC, Canada.

We Live in a Rain Forest

If you live in Greater Vancouver area, you know how much it rains here and what a favorable environment we have for moss growth; especially on the north side of a roof!

We are always working on improving our removal process so as to do no harm to your roof.  In fact, having it removed properly can extend the life of your roof.

Depending on your location, your house may be a little more prone to moss growth, especially if you have trees nearby.  It’s best to not let it get too out of hand, so we recommend having your roof treated once a year to keep things under control.

In really extreme cases, we can also gently clean roofs as shown in the above video.  We can access most gentle pitched roofs.  We will not climb on steep pitch roofs.  We will utilize fall arrest harnesses and safety lines where necessary for our safety.

If you have problems with moss growth on the roof of your house, and you would rather not risk climbing up and tackling it yourself, you can always fill in a quote request to get a free estimate delivered to your inbox.

By having moss removed from your roof, you may save the thousands of dollars it would cost to have your roof replaced.  You can save money by allowing us to clean the moss of your roof.  Why not give us a call today?

 

House Washing

When it comes to house washing, there are many methods and techniques to clean the exterior of your home. Whether you have vinyl siding, gutters, windows and/or a deck with railing that is dirty, typically we can get it clean again.

When you decide to hire us to beautify your house and/or business, our qualified, experienced professional will methodically start at the top and work their way down. On a typical house exterior cleaning job where our client’s order gutters (in and out), siding washing, window/screens cleaned, and deck/patio/walk/driveway power washing this is how we do it.

1. Gutters (In):

We begin with a good vacuuming and rinsing of the inside of your gutters.

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2. Gutters (out):

We apply a solution to the outside of your gutters to loosen any dirt and algae. Then we gently scrub the exterior of the gutter with a long water fed pole and brush system. (See our YouTube Channel for a demonstration)

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3. Vinyl siding, decks and railings:

Next, we apply a cleaning solution to all of the siding, railings and decks to be cleaned to loosen any dirt and algae. We follow that with a gentle brush scrub with the water fed pole system for higher, hard to reach areas. On the lower level areas, we carefully power wash the siding to the ground. In some cases, our client’s request a brush wash from top to bottom.

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4. Window cleaning:

When it comes to high windows 4-5 floors above ground, our qualified and experienced professional will utilize our water fed pole and brush system to safely scrub and rinse not only the window glass, but also the frames and tracks as best he can.

If you desire to have your windows hand scrubbed and dried by squeegee, we can safely reach most windows up to 3 floors above ground.

 

5. Walkways and driveways:

The finishing touch to having the exterior of your home beautified is to have your concrete walks and driveway pressure washed by a qualified professional.

If you live in lower mainland British Columbia and require any of the above services, you can request a free quote here. A representative will be in touch as soon as reasonably possible.

The Best Time to Schedule Home Maintenance Services

This is a question I have been hearing a lot lately. As we move into spring and summer months, most reputable businesses in lower mainland, British Columbia end up booking up one to two or even more months ahead. It can be very difficult to find a company that has immediate openings in their schedule.

This is actually a good thing because when a company is fully booked for at least a month in advance, you know they must do great work since they are in high demand.

If you find yourself calling last minute to find a company that can do next day or within the week service, prepare to be disappointed. There is a secret to hiring the company you really want to take care of your home maintenance services such as:

– window cleaning
– gutter cleaning & vacuuming
– vinyl siding washing
– decks, patios, walkways & driveway power washing

The secret to get the company you really want is to call to schedule your appointment well in advance. Ultimately the best time to schedule your appointment will be in the winter months. This is typically the slow time in this industry and ideally the best time to call.

December, January and February would be the ultimate time to contact your service provider, since it typically begins getting very busy into March.

Another great thing you can do to secure your spot with your home maintenance company of choice would be to agree on a home maintenance schedule. Whether you choose to schedule a monthly, quarterly or yearly appointment, it is always highly recommended to make sure your home environment stays clean and free of unsightly algae, moss and dirt buildup by scheduling your appointment well in advance.

Whether you choose us as your service provider or not, we can definitely say from experience that whomever you decide to call will appreciate your not calling last second expecting immediate service. When clients call well in advance especially during winter months, we would love to hear from you and secure your appointment well in advance.