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 […]

4 Frequently Asked Questions About Gutters

4 Frequently Asked Questions About Gutters

Although the most frequently asked gutter question is “Do I really need gutters?”, it is one of the few with a simple answer: yes. Most questions about gutters depend on your home and how fast rain falls in your area. Some of our authorized Gutter Helmet® installers have sent us the most frequently asked questions […]

Gutter Cleaning Checklist

Infographic: Your Fall Gutter Cleaning Checklist

Fall season is gutter cleaning season! If the thought of mucking out your gutters feels a little intimidating, we’ve got a handy infographic to help you get ready for the task. If you’re still not looking forward to it, never fear—your local Gutter Helmet® dealer has your back!

Exterior Home Inspection Checklist

[INFOGRAPHIC] Your Exterior Home Inspection Checklist

While nothing beats an annual home inspection done by a professional, every homeowner needs to know some inspection basics. Being able to perform a quick check of the condition of your home’s exterior will allow you to spot small problems and make repairs before they become big headaches. This infographic sums up the main things […]

Landscape/Exterior Home Design

The History of Gutters: A Timeline

Since you are interested in keeping your gutters clean of debris, it’s possible that you may be wondering how gutters came to be in the first place. Believe it or not, gutters have a long and storied existence that spans several millennia. So unless you already learned all about the history of gutters in your […]

What You Need to Know About Gutter Care in Drought Conditions

What You Need to Know About Gutter Care in Drought Conditions

Homeowners know that a properly-working gutter system channels runoff water from the roof into the downspouts and away from the home’s foundation. This is especially important during the rainy season, when heavy rainfall can cause pooling or overflowing if gutters are clogged or not functioning correctly. But what about during a drought? When it comes […]