How to Deal With a Damp Basement

If you’ve ever had to deal with a damp basement, you know how frustrating and potentially damaging it can be. Not only can it lead to mold and mildew issues, but it can also impact the structural integrity of your home. The good news is that there are effective ways to address this issue and […]

4 Secrets to Extending Your Roof’s Service Life

Your home’s roof is one of the most critical parts of your house, and extending its service life should be a top priority. Not only does a well-maintained roof protect your family and belongings from the elements, but it also saves you money by preventing costly repairs and replacements. In this blog post, Gutter Helmet, […]

Common Household Chores and Their Safety Risks

Are you aware of the potential safety risks lurking in your own home? It’s true — even common household chores can come with hazards. But fear not because we’re here to guide you through these tasks and ensure your safety every step of the way. To help you out, our home improvement and gutter protection service team […]

Getting Your Home Ready for Termite Season: Tips and Tricks

As a homeowner, it’s crucial to be proactive in protecting your home from termites’ costly and damaging effects. With termite season just around the corner, now is the perfect time to start preparing your home to keep these unwanted pests at bay. Gutter Helmet®, the top provider of gutter guard systems, will walk you through the […]

Spring Home Maintenance: What You Need to Know

After a long, cold winter, the arrival of spring is a welcome change. One aspect of spring that’s not quite so enjoyable, however, is the long list of home maintenance tasks that comes with it. As unenjoyable as these chores might be, it’s necessary that they be completed in a timely manner in order to […]

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 […]

American Flag Display

How to Properly Display an American Flag

With July 4th just around the corner, many people are getting ready to hang their flag or put out other patriotic decorations. Did you know that there is a code guiding proper display of the Stars and Stripes? If you’ve wondered if your flag display and decorations are acceptable, here are some things you should know.

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 […]