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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, […]

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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. […]

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 […]

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 […]

Home Gutter

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 […]

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 […]

What is a Sump Pump?

What is a Sump Pump?

Today some new homes come equipped with a sump pump. A sump pump is a self-activating pump that removes water that collects inside a sump basin, and is usually placed in the basement or crawlspace of a home. As water flows into the sump pump via drains or simply movement of water through the soil, […]

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