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Eavestroughs and rain water management blog

The continuous hanger: a short-, mid- and long-term investment

With the harsh and long winters of the North American climate, not to mention rainy autumns and wide temperature variations, several residents are bound to experience some sort of problems with their gutters one day or another. Continue →

How To Estimate The Cost of Eavestrough Work With Google Maps?


Several tools now allow gutter installers to estimate the dimensions of a project, thus quickly allowing them to give an approximation of the cost of the work to their customers.

The simplest method comes from Google Maps, a platform used regularly, and familiar to many. Continue →

What Is The Purpose of a Water Test?


Rain gutter installed with T-Rex continuous hanger.

Following the installation, or during the inspection of eavestroughs, testing the system is key if you wish to ensure that your gutters work properly and avoid potential headaches.

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How to Prevent Ice Dams in Your Gutter System?


Over the course of a full Canadian winter, ice and snow buildups inside a home’s eavestroughs can range from light snow drifts to thick and compact ice blocks, putting the integrity of the whole system in jeopardy. Continue →

The T-Rex inside corners now take 2x as much water!

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Thanks to their additional perforated holes, the inside corners of the T-Rex© continuous hangerTM now have twice the water intake capacity as before, which allows them to drain the added flow of any roof valleys. Continue →

3 Types of Major Damage Caused by Ice Build-ups


In the winter time, gutter systems are under severe strain. Not only can ice cause substantial damage to your gutters, but also your home. Since your home constitutes a major investment, it is important to protect it from damage caused by ice build-ups. Here are the main problems caused by ice build-ups in gutters.

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Benefits of the Continuous Hanger during Winter

Snow-top_T-RexWith our cold Canadian winters, gutters undergo a lot of stress due to harsh weather conditions. However, using the continuous hangerTM will protect your gutters against the depths of winter.

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How to Hang Holiday Lights When you Have Gutter Guards!

Soffit-clip_Christmas-lights-installedInstalling the T-Rex continuous hanger or the Gutter Clean System does not have to mean the end of holiday lighting for your home. Here are some helpful tips:

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Leaf guard installation: Do it yourself or call a pro?

installerLeaf guards can be installed by a professional installer or by a homeowner. Depending on a number of factors, you may be tempted to choose one type of installation on the rain gutter over another. Here are a few points to consider before making your decision.

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