Money from the Sky: What You Need to Harvest Rainwater

Did you know that money falls from the sky every time it rains? It’s true! And as you may have guessed, this money is in the form of water. Harvesting rainwater is a simple way to save on the cost of expensive, chemically treated municipal water while helping the environment at the same time. Though […]

How the Gutter Helmet® Gutter Cover Works

Gutter Helmet® gutter covers are installed directly over existing full-size gutters. You’ll notice that the nose of a Gutter Helmet® cover actually extends past the lip of your gutter. This patented Nose Forward Design™ prevents debris from entering your gutters. Unlike some other rain gutter covers that claim to protect gutters just as well, Gutter […]

Should You Salt Your Gutters?

Some homeowners swear by salting their gutters, saying it’s an easy way to break up ice dams in the winter. Other people will tell you that the salt causes unfavorable side effects. Here, we weigh the pros and cons.

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6 Smart Ways to Guard Against Home Improvement Fraud

Home improvement projects are exciting, but they can also be very stressful. The part many homeowners struggle with the most is finding a reputable and experienced contractor to handle their project. Unfortunately, scammers abound in the home improvement industry, and every year thousands of people—many of them seniors—fall victim to fraudulent schemes. May is Older […]

Gutter Cover Reviews: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly

There are quite a few gutter covers available for consumers today. Some are of the do-it-yourself variety, while others are only installed by professionals. Individual homeowners must take into account precipitation amounts in their geographic area, their budgetary constraints, and their tolerance for cleaning gutters before they choose a gutter cover for their homes. Certainly, […]

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