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Hand Mitered Eavestrough Corners

PreMade Corner Some other installers might use pre-made corners. Pre-made corners may be installed by someone who may not be…

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Hand Mitered Eavestrough Corners
Choices in Replacing Your Eavestroughs

Choices in Replacing Your Eavestroughs

[caption id="attachment_531" align="alignleft" width="169"] Heavy .032 gauge aluminum eaves for commercial application[/caption] Perhaps your eaves are old, damaged, leaking, the…

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Layers Upon Layers Of Caulking

We have a small piece of eavestrough in our shop to show the incorrect way to fix leaky corners. Its not that…

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Layers Upon Layers Of Caulking
Downspout Splashing Over Wall / Repair

Downspout Splashing Over Wall / Repair

We all know you get what you pay for and its always great to find the best contractor for your…

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Let’s Look at our Bad Reviews!

We are airing our dirty laundry! When you want to hire a renovator or make a large purchase, you probably ask friends and…

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Let’s Look at our Bad Reviews!
Aluminum Shutters On North York Home

Aluminum Shutters On North York Home

Shutters can easily be replaced with a new aluminum version that matches the color of your new eavestroughs perfectly. This…

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Eavestrough 101 Video

We hope you find this video a good overview of the value of a properly functioning eavestrough and leaf guard…

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Eavestrough 101 Video
Happy Earth Day 2014!

Happy Earth Day 2014!

North Shore Eavestroughing prides itself on finding ways to operate with less impact to the environment. Protecting our children's future…

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HomeStars Best of 2013 Awards Party

HomeStars is an awesome tool for you to connect with quality contractors. A homeowner can visit Homestars and see a list…

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HomeStars Best of 2013 Awards Party
Toronto Ice Storm 2013

Toronto Ice Storm 2013

For most Torontonians it was a holiday season they will not forget anytime soon. Across the city a ravaged tree canopy…

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40 Point Quality Eavestrough Inspection

We at North Shore Eavestroughing are constantly striving to improve the level of service that you receive. You will have…

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40 Point Quality Eavestrough Inspection
18 Things We Do To Protect Our Earth

18 Things We Do To Protect Our Earth

We at North Shore have asked ourselves how we can make changes in our day to day operations that make…

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Free Silver Maple Trees ( All Gone)

We have 40 Silver Maple Trees to give away to a good home. Silver Maples grow fast and are an…

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Free Silver Maple Trees ( All Gone)
Bullfrog Powered

Bullfrog Powered

We are proud to say that we have been powered by green electricity since 2009. Bullfrog power allows businesses and…

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Clean Outs For Pine Needles

We recommend the use of clean outs when installing the T-Rex leaf guard in an area that has pine needles.…

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Clean Outs For Pine Needles
Professional Lettered Equipment

Professional Lettered Equipment

We never get a second chance to make a first impression. North Shore Eavestroughing believes that we must portray an…

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Attic Insulating In Toronto

Many homes around Toronto have attic spaces are not ventilated or insulated properly. This can result in a roof not lasting…

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Attic Insulating In Toronto
Fall Protection Is Critical

Fall Protection Is Critical

Eavestroughing obviously requires working at heights. Safety gear and proper training is essential to keep everyone safe. Did you know…

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Help! My Basement Is Flooding.

With so many heavy rains this summer in Toronto, basement flooding has become an epidemic. The rains have spurred so…

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Help! My Basement Is Flooding.

Smart Screen Threatens Legal Action

One of our leaf guard comparison videos is creating quite a stir with the people over at Smart Screen. We have…

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Random Pictures At North Shore Eavestroughing

Cleaning up our client's property is super important. Removing old eavestroughing can be messy and we need to have on hand magnets…

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Random Pictures At North Shore Eavestroughing
Managing Surface Rainwater

Managing Surface Rainwater

For a typical parking spot in Toronto the rain would land on the pavement, picking up contaminants from vehicles and then wash down…

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New Soffits And LED Lighting

A few pictures of a Toronto area home in which we have installed complete soffit, fascia, eavestrough, leaf guard and…

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New Soffits And LED Lighting
A Visit To Vancouver Gutter Companies

A Visit To Vancouver Gutter Companies

Recently we went from our offices and show room in Scarborough and headed west to visit a few gutter companies…

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Before and After Pictures

Have a look at some of our work in North York, Scarborough and the Toronto area. A change of eavestrough…

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Before and After Pictures
Where The Heck Is North Shore From?

Where The Heck Is North Shore From?

A little history of North Shore Eavestroughing: Hardly a week goes by with out someone asking "Where is the North…

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Our “9 Things You Need To Know Before Hiring an Eavestrough Company” Report

We are glad to see that some of our reports that we have created have now gone mainstream! Reports that…

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Our “9 Things You Need To Know Before Hiring an Eavestrough Company” Report
Eavestrough Colour Selection

Eavestrough Colour Selection

Many are often surprised to see just how many colours there are available for aluminum eavestrough and soffits. Colour selection…

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LED Soffit Lighting (DelphiTech)

A video for those who would like to familiarize themselves with our LED light supplier, Delphitech. It gives us a…

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LED Soffit Lighting (DelphiTech)
Estimating Mirror

Estimating Mirror

I would like share with you a great way to see what's going on in your eavestrough without needing to…

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Buchner Manufacturing Aluminum Supplier

Buchner Manufacturing is a quality supplier of aluminum of products like eavestrough, soffit and aluminum roofing. A family run business who…

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Buchner Manufacturing Aluminum Supplier
Soffit, Fascia, Leaf Solution and LEDS

Soffit, Fascia, Leaf Solution and LEDS

A nice North York bungalow, complete with soffit and fascia, eavestrough, leaf guard and automated LED pot lights. Here are a…

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Automated Rainwater Harvesting

Its a great idea to capture some of the rainwater that comes from your roof for watering your plants and…

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Automated Rainwater Harvesting
Double Barrel Downspouts

Double Barrel Downspouts

What do you do when there is only one good location for a downspout on the entire home? Well... you…

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Keep Squirrels and Raccoons Out

Many Toronto area homes we encounter have a gap under the first layer of shingles that provide easy access for…

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Keep Squirrels and Raccoons Out
6 Inch Eavestrough and Heater Cables

6 Inch Eavestrough and Heater Cables

A recent project included a tricky roof area with large valleys, a flat roof overflow issues, a leaf problem, and…

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Buchner Winter Workshop

What a great way to spend a Friday! We had the chance to hear even more information about the products and tools we…

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Buchner Winter Workshop

Strong Durable Eavestroughs

Combining a quality eavestrough of proper thickness with a proper fastening system can create some very impressive results. Walking on…

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Winter Eavestrough Installation

Winter is no reason not to get your eavestroughs replaced.  All our products we use like sealants are not affected…

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Winter Eavestrough Installation
Proper Fastening Prevents Falling Eavestroughs

Proper Fastening Prevents Falling Eavestroughs

Eavestroughs should not fall off  a home like this one did on a Toronto home! This can be a hazard…

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Sponge Leaf Guard Fire Hazard

Heater cables in your sponge gutter guard may be a fire hazard. Heater cables are safest when installed away from combustible…

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Sponge Leaf Guard Fire Hazard
Protecting Our Toronto Watershed

Protecting Our Toronto Watershed

A big concrete and paved jungle like Toronto creates some very unnatural water flow issues in our creeks and ravines. About 70…

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Basement Waterproofing

Water in your basement is a common problem in Toronto. The proximity of one house to another, improperly sloped lots,…

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Basement Waterproofing
Rainguard Self-Retracting Downspout Extensions

Rainguard Self-Retracting Downspout Extensions

We get lots of questions about what type of extension works best for safely draining water away from the house. Downspouts in an…

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DIY Clip N Guard Leaf Protection

If you are looking for a quality do it yourself leaf guard that is designed by the same company that…

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DIY Clip N Guard Leaf Protection
What Gauge Aluminum Is Best For Eavestroughs

What Gauge Aluminum Is Best For Eavestroughs

There are basically 3 main thicknesses of aluminum that are used for eavestrough: 1. .023 of an inch which is…

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Mandatory Downspout Disconnect Due Dates City Of Toronto

As most Toronto homeowners know (or have heard a bit about) there is a by-law to have downspouts removed from…

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Mandatory Downspout Disconnect Due Dates City Of Toronto
Window Wells Can Cause Basement Flooding

Window Wells Can Cause Basement Flooding

Tips:1. Keep all downspouts as far away as possible from window wells when designing your new eavestrough system. 2. If…

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What Size Eavestrough Do I Need on my GTA home?

One of the most popular questions asked when considering a new eavestrough system is which size is appropriate for my…

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What Size Eavestrough Do I Need on my GTA home?
8 Ways To Combat Ice Dams on a Toronto home

8 Ways To Combat Ice Dams on a Toronto home

It's very important to understand that the ice build up shown below is usually the result of a heat loss…

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Stripes On Gutters

These stripes seen on this eavestrough are called tiger stripes. They are normal on light colored eavestrough. White shows up…

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Stripes On Gutters
Working At Heights Safely in the GTA

Working At Heights Safely in the GTA

Every year in Ontario people fall while performing work at heights. Fortunately, there are preventative measures that can be taken…

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Why Do Downspouts Fill With Ice?

Iced up downspouts are often cause for concern. You may wonder if the ice is blocking the downspouts due to…

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Why Do Downspouts Fill With Ice?
We Are Booking Up Fast!

We Are Booking Up Fast!

It's important to have all the necessary equipment in order to complete your eavestroughs safely and efficiently. A neighbor pondered…

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Warm White LED Soffit Lighting in the GTA

Today we completed another soffit, fascia, eavestrough and LED light project, in Scarborough. I want to show a couple of…

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Warm White LED Soffit Lighting in the GTA

How To Install LED Soffit Lighting

We have been getting a lot of interest, from around Scarborough and Toronto as well as farther away  about our…

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North Shore Eavestroughing at the Home Show with Jay Purvis of the HGTV show The Fix

Recently we were invited to a Home Show to speak with a panel of experts to give advice to homeowners…

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North Shore Eavestroughing at the Home Show with Jay Purvis of the HGTV show The Fix
Onstage Connecting With Clients Event Hamilton

Onstage Connecting With Clients Event Hamilton

This weekend North Shore Eavestroughing was invited to speak to small business owners at the Hamilton Ideal Home Show. It…

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Where to find quality eavestrough parts.

We often get calls to our office asking if we can retail eavestrough parts like downpipes etc. Since we are…

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Where to find quality eavestrough parts.
Eavestroughing can be dangerous!

Eavestroughing can be dangerous!

I cannot stress the importance of hiring a contractor that takes safety very seriously. Working on your roof or eavestroughs…

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Super Strong Eavestrough

Here are a couple of North Shore Eavestroughing installers hanging out in Scarborough. The good thing about our eavestrough system is…

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Super Strong Eavestrough
Downspouts Plugged, Solid!

Downspouts Plugged, Solid!

Its way too often that we find downspouts that are completely plugged with old leaf debris. No wonder that some…

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How to guarantee a flood in your basement!

If you have a downspout that looks like this one you might want to give some serious consideration. This downspout connects…

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How to guarantee a flood in your basement!
Improper Gutter Causes Roof Damage

Improper Gutter Causes Roof Damage

We happened to look next door at this home during an eavestrough project in Toronto and saw some very evident problems.…

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Giant Pipe Cleaner Leafguard!

Now as I stated in earlier blog posts, I am a big believer in leafguard if you have trees on…

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Giant Pipe Cleaner Leafguard!
Custom onsite metal fabrication.

Custom onsite metal fabrication.

We have fully equipped trailers that come with 10 foot metal brakes to allow for any custom metal bending required.…

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Silly stuff we find in eavestrough!

Over the years we find all sorts of interesting things in the gutter. Most often it's tennis balls or other…

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Silly stuff we find in eavestrough!
Signs of a major downspout leak!

Signs of a major downspout leak!

If you look around the exterior of your home after a rain and see wet patches on the wall you may…

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How not to do a downspout

This picture pretty much speaks for itself. You can not have proper functioning eavestroughs if there is a restriction with…

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How not to do a downspout
A Very Well Known Toronto Eavestrough Company Did This!

A Very Well Known Toronto Eavestrough Company Did This!

Just a quick entry here to display some more handy work of a well known roofing and eavestrough company here…

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Flashing – What is it?

Flashing is a strip of aluminum that is installed for a couple of different reasons. It can be used to…

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Flashing – What is it?
All Our Work Is Water Tested

All Our Work Is Water Tested

North Shore Eavestroughing has now incorporated a water test to all our eavestrough work. This simple test is standard to…

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3 Reasons Why A Roofer Shouldn’t Do Your Gutter

This is quite possibly the worst gutter job I have come across. A roofing company sent a roofer and totally…

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3 Reasons Why A Roofer Shouldn’t Do Your Gutter
Reduce your liability when hiring a contractor

Reduce your liability when hiring a contractor

Most people do not realize that when you hire a contractor to work on your home, in Scarborough, North York or…

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Certified Eavestrough Professionals

We are getting ready for our busy spring season and much goes on behind the scenes to ensure you get…

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Certified Eavestrough Professionals
Drip edge.  Why it is critical.

Drip edge. Why it is critical.

Drip edge is a metal flange that is installed under the first row of shingles. Shown below in black below, it…

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Choosing the best material for eavestroughs.

Eavestroughs can be made out of a few different materials. The most common materials are aluminum, steel, copper and vinyl.…

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Choosing the best material for eavestroughs.
Proper Slope

Proper Slope

It's essential to use a level when installing eavestroughs. Most homeowners are aware that there should not be pooling water…

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What Is Seamless Eavestrough?

The success of your eavestrough project will depend highly on the tools and equipment the eavestrough contractor has available. The…

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What Is Seamless Eavestrough?
Facelift On Wartime Bungalow

Facelift On Wartime Bungalow

We were able to give this home a makeover. All the old aluminum was stripped off to reveal the wood…

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Why do light coloured eavestroughs get streaks?

Many people ask why eavestroughs tend to get dark lines down the front. It usually becomes noticeable about a year…

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Why do light coloured eavestroughs get streaks?
LED Recessed Soffit Lighting/Potlights

LED Recessed Soffit Lighting/Potlights

These highly efficient 2 watt fixtures mount neatly into your soffit. They really transform the look of your home! It is…

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10 KEY POINTS FOR DOWNPIPE PLACEMENT

There are some critical factors to consider when replacing your eavestrough system. Downspout locations will determine where the water collected…

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10 KEY POINTS FOR DOWNPIPE PLACEMENT
Heater Cable Tips

Heater Cable Tips

This is the time of year when we get a lot of calls about frozen downpipes and gutters. This winter…

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Maximize attic ventilation

If you are considering new soffit on your home it's important to realize it has a critical role in the…

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Maximize attic ventilation
See what’s lurking under old screen leafguard.

See what’s lurking under old screen leafguard.

The picture here shows what we have found under old mesh style leafguard. This product is hinged and we have…

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Leafguard. Friend or foe?

Do these eavestroughs look like yours? If so, you might want to consider a leafguard product. There is so much…

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Leafguard. Friend or foe?
Fall protection is law.  Reduce your liability.

Fall protection is law. Reduce your liability.

When hiring any contractor who will be working at heights on your home you must ensure they will wear fall…

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