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8 Ways to Save Money on Gutter Cleaning

Fall is here and it’s time to start thinking about your gutters and how you’re going to get them clean before winter. If you haven’t budgeted for a cleaning and don’t want to spend a lot of money, here are eight ideas to help you save.

Do Gutter Covers Work? It Depends

It may be easy and cheap to go to your local home improvement store and buy a gutter cover, but you might be surprised when it doesn’t really work. Many of the products available for self-installation, like mesh screens, quickly become clogged with debris, or the debris filters right through and causes gutters to fill […]

The True Cost of Water Damage

This has been a wet year for much of the country. There has been extreme rain and extensive flooding, especially along the Atlantic Coast. Property damage estimates from Hurricane Florence have now reached $22 billion, according to CBS News. Pennsylvania, Maryland and Virginia have all seen historic rainfall amounts over the summer, also leading to […]

Infographic: 8 Essential Home Maintenance Tasks to Keep Pests Away

There are two keys to preventing and controlling the presence of bugs, rodents and other pests: blocking possible entry points and eliminating sources of food, water and shelter. In the infographic below, we’ve listed eight essential home maintenance tasks that will help to keep pests away.

Why Gutter Helmet® Is a Better Option Than Gutter Screens

Some homeowners think having something on their gutters is better than nothing at all. Others think all types of gutter covers are the same, except for the brand name. When you really compare gutter guard systems, you’ll find that Gutter Helmet® is a better option than gutter screens. It’s not just about the superior Gutter […]

Your Fall Gutter Cleaning Checklist

Crisp air, pumpkin spice, warm and fuzzy sweaters, leaves crunching below your feet – these are all signs of fall we look forward to. Unfortunately, the enjoyable signs of fall also mean that one dreaded task is coming: gutter cleaning. If gutter cleaning is something you try to avoid because you aren’t sure how to […]

Is Your Gutter Cleaner Ripping You Off?

The leaves have started falling in many places around the country. That means it’s nearly time to clean your gutters or call someone to clean them. If you prefer to call a gutter cleaner rather than get on a ladder yourself, how do you know the job is complete? Have you ever paid up and […]

Review Roundup: What Our Customers Think About Gutter Helmet®

It’s easy to advertise that you have a great product and thousands of satisfied customers, but it’s another to prove it with excellent gutter protection system reviews. If you’ve ever thought about Gutter Helmet® and wondered what actual customers think, check out some Gutter Helmet gutter cap reviews from around the country.

Early Signs of Gutter Problems

You may not initially think that improperly functioning gutters are a big deal, but they can be. If your gutters are failing, clogged or both, your entire home may be impacted. There are many ways to remedy gutter issues; one is installing rain gutter shields to avoid clogged gutters – which you may not even […]

Common Sense Tips to Conserve Water Everyone Should Know

According to the U.S. Drought Monitor, just over one-quarter of the U.S. is currently experiencing moderate to exceptional drought conditions. Even if you’re not currently in an area that is experiencing a water shortage, there are many things you can do to help conserve water. Some are very simple and take no effort; others take […]

8 Essential Home Maintenance Tasks to Keep Pests Away

There are times when we hope for rain so we don’t have to water our grass and garden, and then it comes in abundance! However, if you have standing water around your home, lots of issues can occur. Some include water making its way into your basement or under your foundation, mildew growth and, even […]

7 Ways to Mosquito-Proof Your Yard This Summer

Your backyard can be a great place for kids to play and to entertain, except when there are mosquitoes. Nothing ruins time outside faster than being bitten by these pests. Of course, you can spray repellent on yourself, but a better solution is to do what you can to deter mosquitoes from making your yard […]

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