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Not Cleaning Gutters Infographics

[INFOGRAPHIC] 10 Problems That Result from Not Cleaning Gutters

Gutters are a fairly low-key part of the home, but they play such a crucial role in protecting it from damage that you’ll soon notice the difference if your gutters aren’t doing their job. In this infographic, we list some of the most common problems that occur when gutters fail to function as they should.

Exterior Home Inspection Checklist

[INFOGRAPHIC] Your Exterior Home Inspection Checklist

While nothing beats an annual home inspection done by a professional, every homeowner needs to know some inspection basics. Being able to perform a quick check of the condition of your home’s exterior will allow you to spot small problems and make repairs before they become big headaches. This infographic sums up the main things […]

Ice Dam Gutter Helmet System

[INFOGRAPHIC] How Helmet Heat® Reduces Ice Damming on Your Home

If you live in an area with snowy winters, you probably know how much trouble ice dams can cause. The good news: you can double up your home’s protection from ice and snow buildup with the help of Gutter Helmet® and Helmet Heat®! Together, they form an energy-efficient, self-regulating twin system that effectively guards against […]

Gutter Helmet Made In America

Gutter Helmet®: Made in the USA for Over 35 Years

Gutter Helmet®, the best gutter protection system on the market, offers numerous benefits to you and your home such as protection from water damage, clog-free gutters, and a boost in curb appeal. But there’s one advantage that you may not know about: Gutter Helmet is an American-made product. That means that when you invest in […]

gutter shield for summer storms

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 […]

spring cleaning tools

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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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 […]

how roof leaks increase your energy bills

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, […]

how to prepare for the winter weather

Be Ready! Your Winter Weather Preparedness Kit | Gutter Helmet

With temperatures plummeting outside, now is the time to make sure you’re adequately prepared for winter weather. From preventing burst pipes in your home to protecting your roof from leaks by installing gutter covers, planning for winter as a homeowner requires thinking through many different variables. Fortunately, the winter weather experts at Gutter Helmet® have […]

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 […]

12 Ways to Decorate Your Porch or Patio for the Holidays

12 Ways to Decorate Your Porch or Patio for the Holidays

Christmas is just around the corner and homeowners are eager to decorate their porches or patios for the holiday. This can range from adding garlands to doors and porch railings to wreaths, mini trees and candles. Here are some festive ways you can decorate your front porch, patio or yard! 1. Lighting: Consider adding votive candles […]

Gutter Helmet VS Foam Gutter Inserts

Gutter Guard Comparisons: Gutter Helmet® vs. Foam Gutter Inserts

There are a lot of gutter guards on the market for gutter protection, and making the right decision for your home can take some thought and research. You’ll find gutter guard reviews that tout the pros and cons of buying any gutter guard system. Here we take a closer look at the popular foam insert […]

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