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On our blog, you'll find expert advice on gutter protection, gutter maintenance, home and lawn care, and more! You can trust Gutter Helmet® to provide superior protection for your home and family.



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6 Smart Ways to Guard Against Home Improvement Fraud

Home improvement projects are exciting, but they can also be very stressful. The part many homeowners struggle with the most is finding a reputable and experienced contractor to handle their project. Unfortunately, scammers abound in the home improvement industry, and every year thousands of people—many of them seniors—fall victim to fraudulent schemes. May is Older […]

ladder safety

5 Reasons People Fall Off Ladders When Gutter Cleaning

  Gutter cleaning is a tedious and even hazardous task, but it has to be done, right? Wrong—not if you have gutter guards! There is actually no need to worry about cleaning gutters with gutter guards, assuming you’ve invested in a high-quality gutter guard product like Gutter Helmet®. Our innovative gutter protection system prevents debris […]

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Gutter Helmet®: Warranty Protection for a Lifetime

Part of responsible homeownership means taking preventive measures to bolster your home’s protection against the elements. This includes investing in strong, durable gutters, as well as a premium gutter protection system. At Gutter Helmet®, we have been fortifying homes in America with our innovative gutter guard product for 35 years and are proud to have […]

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How to Protect Your Home and Landscape From Heavy Downpours

While some rain is essential for your landscape, too much can cause flooding that puts the beautiful plants and trees in your yard at risk. In addition, if your home is not adequately protected, it might become susceptible to leaks, which can cause significant damage and lead to mold and mildew growth inside. In today’s […]

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Summer Storms Are No Match for Gutter Helmet®

Is your home adequately prepared for the high winds, torrential downpours and hail that summer storms can bring? One of the most important components of your home’s protection against the elements is your gutter protection system. There are many reasons Gutter Helmet® consistently earns the best gutter guard reviews in the industry, but one of the […]

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Why Gutters Fail

For many homeowners who are investing in home improvement projects for their exteriors, gutters tend to be an afterthought. Sure, they play an important role in protecting your home from water damage, but at the end of the day, they’re just gutters. Does it really matter what type of material you use for your gutters, […]

Homeowners Insurance

Wild Weather: Preparing Your Home for Summer Storms – PART III Homeowners Insurance: Are You Adequately Covered?

We can’t stress this enough: summer storms, like any other weather disturbance, can wreak havoc on your home. The extent of the damage is something that no one can predict, but one thing is for sure—recovery and rehabilitation aren’t cheap. This is where a homeowners insurance policy saves the day. See what you can do […]

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Martha Stewart Lied: 4 Spring Cleaning Myths

Spring is upon us, which means families across the country are upending their homes for deep cleaning sessions. But are you really doing cleaning right? Are all those clever cleaning tips your parents gave you years ago even true? In today’s post, Gutter Helmet®, proud provider of the best rain gutter covers on the market, […]

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Wild Weather: Preparing Your Home for Summer Storms – PART II Preparing for the Worst

Inspecting your home, making repairs in advance and securing your belongings are the best steps you can take to safeguard your home from the destructive effects of a severe summer storm. However, there are certain things that will be out of your control. Here are additional preparation measures to take in case the worst happens.

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Thanks to PermaLife™ Finish, Our Gutter Guards Last

Thanks to PermaLife™ Finish, Our Gutter Guards Last Like any home improvement project, investing in a gutter protection system can be challenging because there are so many different brands and products to choose from. How do you know which product will work best for your needs? Which features are the most important when it comes […]

Gutters

Why Some Gutter Guards Fail

There is a reason why Gutter Helmet® has the best gutter guard reviews of all the products on the market: because it features innovative technology that doesn’t just reduce clogging, but actually prevents it altogether. Other types of gutter protection systems, like a leaf filter, are only partially effective and will eventually fail.

Gutter Installer

3 Tips to Hire an Expert Gutter Installer

When it comes to gutters and gutter guards, it pays to invest not only in high-quality products, but also highly reputable, experienced contractors to complete the installation. You could purchase the most durable gutters in the world, but if the contractors you hire to do the installation botch the job, your system won’t perform well […]

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Ladder Safety 101: How to Stay Safe When Cleaning Gutters

Did you know that the United States has the most ladder-related deaths of any country in the world? Every year, nearly nine million people are taken to the emergency room due to injuries sustained from falling off a ladder. Many of these casualties are homeowners who fall from their ladders while trying to clean gutters […]

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How a Nose-Forward Gutter Guard Works

Leaves and other debris can accumulate in your gutters and cause a clog. This will inhibit your gutters from draining water away from your home, resulting in significant water damage to your house and landscape, as well as putting your interior at risk of mold and mildew growth. So how do you prevent this? You […]

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The Importance of Quality Gutters to Your Business

Investing in high-quality gutters is a smart business decision. While choosing a lower quality gutter or gutter guard and going with a less reputable contractor for the installation might save you some money now, you’ll end up paying far more in the long run for maintenance, repairs and premature replacement. And that’s not even getting into […]

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The Link Between Gutters and Your Health

Do you or a member of your household often feel unwell? Do you have allergies that just don’t seem to go away, no matter what you do? Environmental factors are among the leading causes of chronic illnesses. Many people live in homes that have mold and mildew infestations they’re not even aware of, and experience […]

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