The Downspout Extender, Part 1: Protect Your Home From the Threat of Basement Flooding

Would you be surprised to learn that one of the most effective ways to prevent basement flooding is with a simple piece of guttering known as a downspout extender? For many homes, this additional section added onto their gutter system lengthens the downspout enough to provide the perfect solution to chronically damp basements and crawl […]

Don’t Forget Spring Gutter Cleaning

With all the activities and home maintenance chores that come with spring, it’s easy to forget (or procrastinate) gutter cleaning. However, it’s crucial that you don’t ignore this important task! If you don’t check for damage and clear out any dirt and debris that have accumulated in the gutters since the last cleaning, you could […]

In the Dead of Winter, Helmet Heat® Protects Homes Across the Country

It’s time to get serious about winter. We know you’re probably still wrapped up in the activities of the season, such as putting away Christmas decorations, playing with new gadgets and staying cozy inside. But winter has only just begun, which means many more weeks of winter weather that can bring potential trouble to your […]

The Dos & Don’ts of Gutters, Downspouts & Gutter Guards

As fall begins, many homeowners are climbing up on their roofs to inspect and clean out gutters. Getting this job done will do a lot more than just protect your gutters, however. Your home’s #1 enemy is water, and gutters that aren’t working properly will compromise the structural integrity of your home and may lead […]

Should You Clean Your Gutters Before Your Gutter Helmet® Installer Arrives?

Homeowners frequently ask us if they should clean out their gutters before a Gutter Helmet® representative arrives to give a quote or install a product. Fortunately, this isn’t something you need to worry about as it isn’t necessary. We actually prefer for you to keep your gutters in the exact condition they were in when […]

Gutters 101: Everything You Need To Know

Most homeowners understand the importance of installing gutters, but some may be unsure about what exactly they need to do. Don’t worry: here we provide a complete overview of gutter solutions, from figuring out how to install the gutters, how much material you need and how to keep them clean once they’re up.

Beyond Cleaning: Is It Time to Replace Your Gutters?

Beyond Cleaning: Is It Time to Replace Your Gutters?

When performing routine gutter cleaning – which is best done in the fall – it’s important to also take an up-close-and-personal look at your gutters and take stock of their condition. Although gutters are an unimportant afterthought to many homeowners, they play an essential role in protecting your house from devastating water damage. This is […]

Why We Recommend Seamless Gutters

Why We Recommend Seamless Gutters

As experts in gutter guard installation, our team here at Gutter Helmet loves sharing our knowledge with our valued customers around the country. We’ve been in the gutter cover business for almost 40 years, and it should come as no surprise that we know a high-quality rain gutter system when we see it! 

Downspouts 101: Understanding How Downspouts Work

Downspouts 101: Understanding How Downspouts Work

Most people know that their downspouts are part of their gutter system and move rainwater channeled from the gutters away from the home. However, this doesn’t always happen. Improperly sloped gutters, clogged gutters and leaks mean water may not get to the downspout. If you want your gutters to function at their best, you need […]

3 Reasons to Have a Professional Inspect Your Gutters Before Winter

3 Reasons to Have a Professional Inspect Your Gutters Before Winter

Depending on where you live, winter may have already arrived or it could be just around the corner. Ideally, you’ve already cleaned your gutters so that they’ll flow freely through the winter, but have you had them professionally inspected? Whether you have rain gutter guards or not, your gutters should be inspected at least once […]

How Professionals Clean Your Gutters

Gutter cleaning is one of those tasks most homeowners dread. Many avoid it and end up with clogged gutters that overflow every time it rains. Those who understand the importance of clean gutters but don’t yet have rain gutter guards often call professional gutter cleaning companies. If you have a gutter cleaning company come to […]

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