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How to Hang Christmas Lights When You Have Gutter Helmet®

  You may find that hanging your Christmas lights the first season after installing your new Gutter Helmet® gutter covers is a bit more challenging that before. Because your gutter covers have a nose-forward design that helps the water run into the gutters and the debris run over them, your old light clips may not […]

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Why Late Winter Is the Best Time to Trim Your Trees

Yard work is probably not your top priority in the dead of winter, but believe it or not, winter is actually the ideal time to prune your trees. It’s also a great time to invest in gutter screens, so your gutters will be protected against clogs from fallen leaves in a few weeks when spring […]

Rain Gutter Guards

Why Choose Surface Tension Gutter Guards

Spring is approaching – along with its characteristic torrential downpours – which makes now an ideal time to invest in a gutter protection system. Without gutter guards, your gutters are susceptible to clogs, which can lead to significant, costly water damage to your home. In today’s post, the experts at Gutter Helmet® explain how our […]

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[VIDEO] Gutter Helmet® Makes Life Easier for Our Customers!

In today’s busy world, many homeowners have demanding careers and are also raising young children, which makes finding time for anything other than family and work challenging. With so many priorities already competing for their attention, the last thing most homeowners want to worry about is tedious home maintenance tasks like gutter cleaning – but […]

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Will Gutter Helmet® Work with Your Existing Roof? | Gutter Helmet

Fed up with clogged gutters and the associated hassles? If you’re considering investing in a gutter protection system, but concerned it won’t be compatible with your existing roof, worry no more. Gutter Helmet® is the best gutter guards system on the market today, and it works with every style of roof, regardless of the material.

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Going Through the Roof: How Roof Leaks Increase Your Energy Bills | Gutter Helmet

No one wants a leaky roof. Water damage, mold growth and electrical hazards are just a few of the many expensive inconveniences that a roof leak can cause you and your family. But many homeowners don’t realize that on top of these other costly issues, a leaky roof can also decrease your home’s energy efficiency, […]

Safety First! Why Helmet Heat® is the Safe Choice for Snow and Ice Protection

Safety First! Why Helmet Heat® is the Safe Choice for Snow and Ice Protection

During the winter, snow and ice accumulation on your house can lead to ice dams and buildup in your gutter system if not properly managed. When snow and ice builds up in your gutter system, water cannot flow down through the gutters and downspouts to the ground. When the water fails to drain out, gutters […]

9 Handy Tips to Winterize Your Garden

9 Handy Tips to Winterize Your Garden

As the seasons change, it is important to winterize your garden in preparation for harsh weather. Just like a great lawn, what you do now can have a huge impact on the health and success of next year’s garden. Some steps to take include measures to keep your plants hydrated, clean up debris, add mulch […]

First-Time Homeowners

A Guide for First Time Homeowners

Congratulations! You’ve finally made it through the process of buying your first home which can be extremely intense. Now you have to figure out the best way to care for your new home; creating a list of priorities is a good place to start in order to achieve your goals. Get Organized Create a shopping […]

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Start Preparing Your Home for Winter

As the summer comes to an end, many homeowners’ minds are turning to winter. Preparing your home for winter may take longer than you think, so it could be a good idea to start your preparation right now. Increase Insulation Heating drafty houses can be really expensive. Add insulation in the attic, replace weather stripping […]

Leaky Gutter Solutions

The Long-Lasting Solution to Leaky Gutters

Tired of leaky gutters? Ready to replace gutters that sag off of your roof?   If you’re simply in the market for seamless aluminum gutters, then you really have to do your homework before replacing your existing gutters. As mentioned above, there are no recognized industry standards, no required licenses, no professional certification programs, and […]

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How to Keep Gutters Free of Nesting Birds

Most people enjoy watching birds and their interesting behaviors. Unfortunately, some of these behaviors can be annoying and even destructive to your property. When it comes time to build nests and raise young, many bird species find the open, narrow spaces of rain gutters and eaves to be an ideal place to settle down. Problem […]

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10 Benefits of Rainwater Harvesting for Urban & Rural Homes

Rainwater harvesting is the practice of collecting and storing rainwater run-off from a roof or other surface for later use. The rain collects in gutters, travels down downspouts and is channeled into a barrel or other container for storage until needed. Thanks to better environmental awareness and the green building movement, rainwater harvesting systems are […]