What Not to Do When Your Downspouts Are Frozen

Downspouts are an important part of your home’s exterior. They help to direct water away from the foundation and prevent basement flooding. In cold climates like Millersville, MD, frozen downspouts can become a problem during winter. It is important to take measures to ensure that these downspouts remain free-flowing and do not become blocked with […]

Don’t Forget Spring Gutter Cleaning

With all the activities and home maintenance chores that come with spring, it’s easy to forget (or procrastinate) gutter cleaning. However, it’s crucial that you don’t ignore this important task! If you don’t check for damage and clear out any dirt and debris that have accumulated in the gutters since the last cleaning, you could […]

How Professionals Clean Your Gutters

Gutter cleaning is one of those tasks most homeowners dread. Many avoid it and end up with clogged gutters that overflow every time it rains. Those who understand the importance of clean gutters but don’t yet have rain gutter guards often call professional gutter cleaning companies. If you have a gutter cleaning company come to […]

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 […]

Expert Advice On Power Washing Your Home And Gutters

Expert Advice on Power Washing Your Home & Gutters

The exterior of your house and the hard surfaces surrounding it can get pretty dingy over time, so if you really want a deep clean, you should consider using a power washer to do the job. While as with most things there are many different products and models available to choose from, in general, power […]

6 Tips for Choosing the Best Rain Gutters for Your Home

If you’re having trouble choosing rain gutters, don’t worry; you’re not alone! Figuring out the right fit involves a series of decisions that most people will really only have to deal with or twice in their lifetime. This guide will help put you on track toward finding the best gutters for your home.

Practical Home Improvement Ideas For 2019

Practical Home Improvement Ideas for 2019

For many, a new year includes resolutions or plans for positive change. If you haven’t thought about ways to improve your home this year, Gutter Helmet has some ideas that will make your home more comfortable, energy-efficient and attractive. Some will also save you time and money!

Common Causes Of Gutter Leaks (and How To Avoid Them)

Common Causes of Gutter Leaks (and How to Avoid Them)

If your gutters begin to leak, they can’t do the job that they’re supposed to do. Rainwater will not effectively flow out downspouts and away from your home. Of course, with proper maintenance and roof gutter guard systems, the chances of a leak are greatly reduced. Here are some common causes of gutter leaks.

Obvious Signs That Your Gutters Need Cleaning

3 Obvious Signs That Your Gutters Need Cleaning

Perhaps you’ve realized that gutter covers cost less than paying someone to clean them for you, year after year. If you don’t yet have gutter covers, gutter cleaning is a task that must be done routinely, even though it’s a messy job. Stop procrastinating if you see any of the following signs! Not cleaning your […]

All About Rainwater Harvesting

All About Rainwater Harvesting

The practice of harvesting rainwater is increasing among homeowners across the U.S. as more cities put watering restrictions in place and families become more environmentally conscious. This eco-friendly practice is actually quite affordable and can be simple to implement at your home. If you’re wondering what’s involved in setting up a harvesting system, we have […]

Greener Home

6 Ways to Make Your Home a Little Greener This Fall

One of the most loved parts of fall for many people is the cooler weather and fall colors in the trees. How about thinking green as the colors change? You can make your home more environmentally friendly, or green, with just a few simple changes. Consider trying at least one of these suggestions this fall!

Gutter Protection System

5 Things to Look For in Your Gutter Protection System

If you’ve decided that you never want to clean your gutters again, you have two choices: either plan on paying someone to do it regularly, or invest in gutter guards. In the end, most homeowners decide that gutter guards are the most economical and effective option. Whether you’re looking for the best gutter guards for […]

Gutter Cleaning Tips

8 Ways to Save Money on Gutter Cleaning

Fall is here and it’s time to start thinking about your gutters and how you’re going to get them clean before winter. If you haven’t budgeted for a cleaning and don’t want to spend a lot of money, here are eight ideas to help you save.

Keeping Pest Away

Infographic: 8 Essential Home Maintenance Tasks to Keep Pests Away

There are two keys to preventing and controlling the presence of bugs, rodents and other pests: blocking possible entry points and eliminating sources of food, water and shelter. In the infographic below, we’ve listed eight essential home maintenance tasks that will help to keep pests away.

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!

Gutter Cleaner Solution

Is Your Gutter Cleaner Ripping You Off?

The leaves have started falling in many places around the country. That means it’s nearly time to clean your gutters or call someone to clean them. If you prefer to call a gutter cleaner rather than get on a ladder yourself, how do you know the job is complete? Have you ever paid up and […]