Gutter News & Information

What is an Ice Dam?

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?

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®

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?

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®

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