Gutter Helmet Blog

Do’s & Don’ts of Rainwater Harvesting

With all the focus on the environment, more homeowners are installing their own rain barrels for rainwater harvesting. With a few exceptions, it’s completely legal to collect rainwater on your property for personal use. Of course, if you haven’t yet called a gutter guard installer for an estimate, you may want to start there before […]

Ways That Ice Can Damage Your Home

5 Ways That Ice Can Damage Your Home

One of the most damaging forces in winter is ice. Ice can result from a freeze-thaw cycle after snowfall or from falling temperatures. You may end up with ice-coated trees, icicles hanging from your home or even ice in your pipes. If you’ve looked into the cost of gutter guard systems and thought they were […]

House Exterior Inspection

How to Inspect the Exterior of Your Home

Proper preventive maintenance is essential in extending the life of any of your possessions; this is especially true when it comes to homeownership. People who neglect this task and fail to regularly maintain their homes usually end up having to pay for expensive emergency repairs. For the most part, spending a little money now will […]

8 Easy Ways to Prevent Frozen Pipes

8 Easy Ways to Prevent Frozen Pipes

When the temperature drops and stays well below freezing, pipes often freeze. This can cause everything from a minor inconvenience to a major home disaster if the pipes burst. Water is unique in that when it freezes, it expands, which is what causes pipes to burst. Exterior pipes and interior pipes run on outside walls […]

Gutter Re-Alignment

Tips to Level and Realign Gutters

You’ve likely already seen snow and ice accumulating in your gutters this winter. Or perhaps you just cleaned seamless gutters after years of neglect and noticed they aren’t quite aligned. Before spring, you should ensure they’re properly attached to your home and realign them. Ensuring that your gutters are functioning as they should before heavy […]

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