What is an Ice Dam?
Posted on January 28, 2016
An ice dam consists of a ridge or section of ice that forms along the edge of a roof. This can prevent melting snow from draining off the roof. An ice dam can cause a lot of problems for your home because it causes backed-up water to seep under shingles[…] read more
Is Your Foundation at Risk with Clogged Gutters?
Posted on January 21, 2016
You may have noticed leaves and small objects cluttering your seamless gutters but not paid much notice. However, clogged gutters can have a significant impact on the foundation of your home. In fact, keeping your gutter free of objects, leaves and animals is essential to home maintenance and the safety[…] read more
Gutter Guard Comparisons: Gutter Helmet® vs. LeafGuard®
Posted on January 19, 2016
This is part of an ongoing series comparing Gutter Helmet® to its competitors. There are numerous gutter protection systems available today, but how do you know which ones are effective? Investing in a gutter shield that costs several thousands of dollars but fails to function properly is not only frustrating[…] read more
What is a Reverse-Curve Gutter Guard?
Posted on January 13, 2016
Keeping your gutters free of debris, small objects and animals requires an effective, well-designed gutter system. At Gutter Helmet®, we offer more than mere gutter covers. We’ve created an innovative product, using a reverse-curve design that employs the principles of surface tension and gravity. Instead of manually cleaning your gutters,[…] read more
Stop the Winter Blues: Preventive Home Maintenance with Helmet Heat®
Posted on January 7, 2016
Homeowners who live in areas with moderate to heavy snowfall can benefit tremendously by installing Helmet Heat®, a companion system to Gutter Helmet®. Helmet Heat is a patented, self-regulating heating cable that can be installed inside a Gutter Helmet system in order to stop the build-up of snow and ice[…] read more