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Are Rain Gutters Necessary in Los Angeles?

Do I Need Rain Gutters in Southern California?     Conventional wisdom dictates that a properly-built home would include a rain gutter system, to divert rainfall away from the house. But in Southern California, the dry climate in cities such …

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Choosing the right Gutter size

Choosing the right Gutter size   Gutter Sizing Two sizes of gutters are the most popular in standard homes – five-inch K-style gutters and six-inch half-round round gutters. Each of these sizes are sufficient for most houses, in most areas …

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Tips for Aligning and Leveling Gutters

Tips for Aligning and Leveling Gutters   The Correct Pitch Gutters need to slope towards the downspouts in order to function properly. If the gutter is too level, it will hold a lot of run-off water and risk becoming too …

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Top Considerations For DIY Gutter Installation

  Gutter Installation – Most Important Considerations   Mounting Correctly: Needless to say, correctly mounting your gutters to the fascia of your roof is one of the most critical parts of gutter installation. The primary consideration is correctly spacing the …

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Four Architectural Styles that Define Los Angeles

Over the years, the beautiful and diverse city of Los Angeles has been home to a multitude of different architectural styles. From the centuries-old Spanish influence, to mid twentieth century practicality, LA architecture is unique, yet at the same time …

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Tips for Improving the Curb Appeal of Your Home

  Tips for Improving the Curb Appeal of Your Home There are countless ways — both big and small — to improve the exterior of your home, enhancing its overall value. Below are ten tips for enhancing the curb appeal …

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Los Angeles Water Conservation Tips

Los Angeles Water Conservation Tips   In Los Angeles and around California, the conservation of water continues to be a top concern with homeowners, particularly as it not only affects the larger community but can also have a serious affect …

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Why Aluminum Gutters?

Aluminum Rain Gutters There are various materials from which gutters can be constructed, including steel, vinyl, and copper.  Among our customers, however, aluminum is the most popular choice.  Aluminum gutters have been in wide use for nearly thirty years.  Aluminum …

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Spanish Colonial Architecture: A California Tradition

Spanish Colonial Architecture: A California Tradition   Visitors who come to California for the first time are often surprised at how different the houses are—different as well as attractive. Chunky, low and surrounded by semi-tropical flowers and greenery, a typical …

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Prepping Your Gutters for the Fall Season

Prepping Your Gutters for the Fall Season The Fall season marks the time of the year when nature begins transitioning between the sometimes brutal heat of the summer and the icy grip of Winter. These extremes in temperature can play …

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