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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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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 […]

Falls Prevention Awareness Day is September 22

Falls Prevention Awareness Day is September 22

If you are a senior or have older adults in your life, take note that the 9th annual Falls Prevention Awareness Day (FPAD) will be observed on September 22, 2016 (the first day of fall). FPAD is sponsored by the National Council on Aging in an effort to raise awareness about ways to prevent fall-related […]

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How to Improve Indoor Air Quality in a Home

Most people think of air pollution as an outside condition like smoke or smog. However, what people don’t realize is that the air inside your home can be more polluted than the outside air! Indoor pollutants can include lead from old paint, formaldehyde, fire retardants, radon or volatile chemicals from household cleaners. One major pollutant […]

Summer Weather Brings an Increased Risk of Fire

Summer Weather Brings an Increased Risk of Fire

Certain problems can arise with gutters during the summer. As part of your home maintenance, it is important that you regularly check your gutters and take proactive steps to prevent these problems. Gutter Helmet’s innovative gutter protection systems help to keep your gutters clear and working properly for controlled, directed water flow that safeguards your […]

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Innocent Gutter Cleaning Mistakes That Can Impact You

Part of your regular home maintenance involves cleaning out your gutters. This task may seem easy at first, but often can lead to dangerous mistakes if not done correctly. Far too often, homeowners attempt to clean out gutters themselves and end up falling off ladders or slipping on the roof, leading to serious damage and […]

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Ladder Safety Tips to Help You Avoid Injury – or Worse

Did you know that ladders are a major cause of injury both on and off the job? When you consider the physical danger involved with climbing high off the ground to perform various maintenance tasks, such as gutter cleaning, it’s inevitable that injuries will happen. In fact, those injuries resulted in more than two million […]

Protecting Your Home from Extreme Weather

Protecting Your Home from Extreme Weather

Whether it’s due to global warming or other factors, the frequency of extreme weather events is on the rise across North America. Summer brings a higher risk for tornadoes, high winds, wildfires and flooding in many regions. Here are some important safety tips to help you protect your home from extreme weather.  

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The Do’s and Don’ts of Ladder Safety

More than 90,000 people are treated in emergency rooms every year due to ladder-related injuries, the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) reported. This statistic underscores the seriousness of ladder use, and the importance of taking safety precautions when using this common household tool. With spring gutter cleaning season approaching, now is a good time to […]

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5 Gutter Cleaning Tips That Could Save Your Life

If more homeowners understood the correct method to clean their gutters, far fewer people would be injured or die while performing this common home maintenance task – and the statistics are surprising. According to the Consumer Product Safety Commission, more than 90,000 emergency room visits result from ladder-related injuries every year. Over the last 10 years, […]

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4 Smart Reasons to Hire a Professional Gutter Cleaner

Gutter cleaning is a necessary step in good home maintenance. Free-flowing gutters make sure that your home is able to handle large amounts of water and direct it away before that water can cause damage to the exterior, foundation or surrounding landscaping. Regularly cleaning the gutter system also prevents clogs in the downspouts, which can […]

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Use Rain Gutter Guards to Avoid the Dangers of a Flooded Basement

Like a car, your home is a complex system with multiple components that work together to perform a certain task. When any one of these components is neglected or broken, over the long term your home will not be able to do its job – protecting you and your family from the elements. Take the […]

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Stop! Before You Get Out That Ladder to Clean Gutters, Read This

There are a number of reasons to consider gutter leaf protection for your home. When left unattended, clogged gutters can result in thousands of dollars in damage from rot, erosion and foundation problems. Safety is another top concern; each year an estimated 135,000 people suffer from ladder-related injuries – some of them fatal. According to […]

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