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3 Steps to Protect Your Gutters from Damage

Just like other exterior home components, your gutter serves a critical role in preserving your home’s condition and functionality. However, it will encounter damage over the years due to exposure to the elements. Thankfully, there are many ways to slow down or even prevent your gutters from getting damaged. In this post, the leading gutter […]

Tips to Succeed in Roofing Projects

If you’re responsible for taking care of a commercial facility, or managing residential properties, then you must be aware about how important it is to take care of a roofing system. After all, the roofing system is one of the most important investments an individual can make, but is also regularly neglected. This component’s importance […]

Leading Causes of Commercial Roofing Damage

Keeping your commercial roofing system in great condition is vital to the smooth operation of your business. After all, it ensures the safety, comfort and health of its occupants. When your commercial roof encounters damage, you should call on a certified roofing company immediately to assist you with your concerns. In this post, the top roofing contractor, […]

The Downspout Extender, Part 1: Protect Your Home From the Threat of Basement Flooding

Would you be surprised to learn that one of the most effective ways to prevent basement flooding is with a simple piece of guttering known as a downspout extender? For many homes, this additional section added onto their gutter system lengthens the downspout enough to provide the perfect solution to chronically damp basements and crawl […]

April Showers Bring … Overflowing Gutters?

After a long winter, most everyone looks forward to the warmer weather of spring, brightly colored flowers and beautiful greenery. However, along with spring comes the need for routine home maintenance, especially with regard to your gutter system. Winters are hard on gutters. During particularly hard winters, they can become loaded down with heavy ice […]

Save Energy & Cut Costs With a Retractable Awning

Did you know heat entering your home through window glass is responsible for an estimated 20% of the load on your air conditioner? An excellent way to combat unwanted solar heat gain is by installing a retractable awning. It’s more effective at preventing solar radiation from penetrating glass than window films and tinted glass. 

Don’t Forget Spring Gutter Cleaning

With all the activities and home maintenance chores that come with spring, it’s easy to forget (or procrastinate) gutter cleaning. However, it’s crucial that you don’t ignore this important task! If you don’t check for damage and clear out any dirt and debris that have accumulated in the gutters since the last cleaning, you could […]

4 Tips for a Healthy Roof

If you want to start the new year off right, be sure to check your roof and make sure it’s in top condition. After all, maintaining your roof is much less expensive than having to pay for repairs or even a premature roof replacement! To keep your roof healthy, strong and prevent minor issues from […]

Gutter Helmet®: The Permanent Solution to Gutter Cleaning Dilemmas

As they consider gutter protection options, homeowners always ask us if Gutter Helmet® is warranted. We want the world to know that yes, Gutter Helmet is warranted for life! We weren’t exaggerating when we created the following slogan: Never Clean Your Gutters Again®. We guarantee that once you put this innovative product on your gutters, […]

Avoid the 5 Most Dangerous Gutter Cleaning Mistakes

The sight of people falling off of ladders, roofs and other high places is often used for comic relief on TV and in the movies. Unfortunately, in real life, these situations aren’t at all funny. There are far too many things that can go wrong when homeowners attempt to clean their gutters without taking the […]

In the Dead of Winter, Helmet Heat® Protects Homes Across the Country

It’s time to get serious about winter. We know you’re probably still wrapped up in the activities of the season, such as putting away Christmas decorations, playing with new gadgets and staying cozy inside. But winter has only just begun, which means many more weeks of winter weather that can bring potential trouble to your […]

5 Deicing Options for Roofs & How They Rate

Ice is one of the biggest nuisances for homeowners in the winter. Whether it creates slick sidewalks or icicles hanging from the gutters, ice poses a serious threat to your home and to your safety, as well as that of your family. Ice that builds up along the roofline and in the gutters can lead […]

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