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 […]

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How Pretty Icicles Can Cause Ugly Damage to Your Roof | Gutter Helmet

Icicles hanging from your gutters may give your home a cozy, “winter wonderland” vibe, but they also indicate a problem with your home’s performance. Left untreated, these “beautiful” icicles and ice dams can damage your home and lead to costly repairs – not to mention the fact that they can also endanger anyone standing below. […]

Gutter Helmet Solution For Winter

Protect Your Home from Ice Dams with Helmet Heat®

As a homeowner, keeping your home safe in winter despite severe weather conditions is a priority. While some homeowners invest in gutter screens or a gutter leaf guard, many are stymied when it comes to harsh cold weather conditions where snow and ice build up in gutters.

how to put fall leaves to work around your yard

How to Put Fall Leaves to Work Around Your Yard

As the gardening season comes to a close, you have probably considered what to do with the leaves accumulating in your yard. In addition to putting fall leaves to work by making compost, there are other methods of using leaves, such as insulating plants, improving soil and mulching. As part of your home maintenance for […]

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How to Guard Against Mold in Your Home

As part of home maintenance, it is important to have a plan to prevent and to remove any mold that forms in your home. Mold can grow inside or outside your home. When you’ve got mold in your home or on your property, it’s an indication of excessive moisture. This can happen due to a […]

Gutter Protection

With the Gutter Helmet® Warranty, You Get More than Great Gutter Protection

You know you need to install high-quality, well-made gutter guards to safeguard and protect your gutters from damage. Investing in effective gutter protection by choosing the best gutter guards on the market will significantly improve the maintenance of your home while reducing your overall time and effort required and provide you with peace of mind.

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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 […]

Gutter Helmet VS One-Piece Covered Gutter

Gutter Guard Comparisons: Gutter Helmet® vs. The One-Piece Covered Gutter

This is part of an ongoing series comparing Gutter Helmet® to its competitors. There are numerous gutter protection systems available today, but how do you know which ones are effective? Investing in a gutter shield that costs several thousands of dollars but fails to function properly is not only frustrating and a waste of money, […]

Clogged Downspout

What to Do When Your Downspout is Clogged

Part of regular home maintenance involves checking your gutters and downspouts for clogs and debris. When a gutter or downspout is clogged, water backs up, which leads to soil erosion and water damage to your home and property.

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The Ins & Outs of a Copper Gutter System

Considered one of the most attractive materials to use for a gutter system, copper has long been a popular choice among discerning homeowners. Copper guttering differs from traditional aluminum or steel not only in appearance, but also in versatility. Copper guttering can be installed on practically every type of roofing material, ranging from cedar shake […]

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How Gutter Helmet® Prevents Spring Headaches

It is essential to include gutter cleaning on your spring home maintenance list. During the winter, gutters can get filled up with snow, ice and debris, leading to clogging. After the snow melts, gutters may become filled with leaves, twigs and pine needles. Keeping your gutters clean is important to protect the structural integrity of […]

Gutter Guard Comparisons

Gutter Guard Comparisons: Gutter Helmet® vs. the Slotted Gutter Guard

There are so many choices in gutter protection available; so how can you determine which one is right for you and your home? You certainly don’t want to invest thousands of dollars in a gutter shield, only to quickly find out that it is ineffective and you still have to clean out your gutters regularly! […]

The 10 Best Plants for New Gardeners to Grow

The 10 Best Plants for New Gardeners to Grow

If you are eager to start your own garden, like most new gardeners, you may be overwhelmed with all the choices available to you and have a nagging suspicion that you may not have a green thumb. How do you create a new garden you’ll love? Well, it’s easy! You want to choose plants for […]

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