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3 Tips to Clean Gutters Safely

It’s hard to believe that fall is almost here. With the cooling temperatures will come falling leaves and clogged gutters – unless, of course, you have the best rain gutter guards by Gutter Helmet®! If you’re still cleaning gutters (or worse, have inferior gutter covers and gutter guard cleaning is on your to-do list), here […]

4 Frequently Asked Questions About Gutters

Although the most frequently asked gutter question is “Do I really need gutters?”, it is one of the few with a simple answer: yes. Most questions about gutters depend on your home and how fast rain falls in your area. Some of our authorized Gutter Helmet® installers have sent us the most frequently asked questions […]

Clean Gutters, Clogged Downspouts: A Classic Dilemma

Even when you’re diligent about cleaning your gutters regularly, you may still end up with clogs and overflowing gutters. Although your gutters are accessible, downspouts are much more difficult to get debris out of. It’s an issue homeowners have battled with since gutter systems were invented – until the advent of rain gutter shields. 

How Gutter Guards Protect Your Home & Landscaping

If you’ve spent time and money this spring and summer adding shrubs, trees and flowers to your property, you want them to look great all season long and thrive again next spring. Since landscaping is one of the few investments you can make in your home that provides a positive return on investment, you need […]

How Does Your Gutter Cover Stand Up to the Maple Spinner?

If you grew up with maple trees in your neighborhood, you probably have fond memories of maple spinners. Perhaps you called them “helicopters” or “whirligigs.” They are fun to watch fall from the trees and chase around the yard. Now that you’re a homeowner, you may realize what havoc these seeds cause for your home, […]

Improve Your Home’s Resistance to Wildfires With Gutter Helmet®

Although this spring has been wetter than normal throughout the U.S., as we continue into the summer, the rainfall expectations are low, especially in the western part of the country. Last summer, those same areas saw record wildfires that decimated neighborhoods. Even if you’re in a part of the country that is expecting normal rainfall […]

Do’s & Don’ts of Rainwater Harvesting

With all the focus on the environment, more homeowners are installing their own rain barrels for rainwater harvesting. With a few exceptions, it’s completely legal to collect rainwater on your property for personal use. Of course, if you haven’t yet called a gutter guard installer for an estimate, you may want to start there before […]

5 Types of Damage Caused by Gutter Clogs

The damage caused by clogged gutters can be quite extensive and is not the type of damage covered by homeowner’s insurance. If you haven’t looked into gutter protection systems and don’t clean your gutters regularly, you’re leaving your home vulnerable to all sorts of damage. It doesn’t matter the material your gutters are made from […]

Why Gutter Helmet® Gutter Guards Won’t Affect Your Roof Warranty

We’ve mentioned your roofing warranty in previous blogs and alluded to the fact that some gutter guard companies’ products could potentially void a roof warranty. This is because not all rain gutter covers are made the same way or attach to your roofing system in a manufacturer-approved manner. The last thing you want to do […]

Safety: Another Benefit of the Best Rain Gutter System

When you’re researching gutter guards and looking at gutter guard reviews, you’re likely trying to weigh the benefits against the investment. Although you may have looked at the time you spend doing it yourself and the minimal financial investment each year, have you considered the safety benefits that come when you install the best rain […]

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