5 Essential Gutter Cleaning Tools

Once you’ve made up your mind to tackle gutter cleaning, the next step is to arm yourself with the right gutter cleaning tools. If you don’t have effective tools, the job will be much more difficult, and your safety could even be compromised. Below are some basic yet essential gutter cleaning tools that will help […]

The Downspout Extender, Part 1: Protect Your Home From the Threat of Basement Flooding

Would you be surprised to learn that one of the most effective ways to prevent basement flooding is with a simple piece of guttering known as a downspout extender? For many homes, this additional section added onto their gutter system lengthens the downspout enough to provide the perfect solution to chronically damp basements and crawl […]

Another Reason Gutter Helmet® Tops Gutter Guards from Home Depot & Lowe’s

So you’ve decided to invest in gutter covers for your gutters – you’ve made a great choice! You’ll appreciate the convenience of not having to clean dirty gutters several times a year, as well as the peace of mind that comes from staying safely on the ground while your gutter covers do the job of […]

The Best Gutter Covers Include a Triple Lifetime Warranty

So you’re tired of cleaning your gutters twice a year because of the muck and debris that always collects inside them, along with the threat of injury that comes with climbing up and down a ladder. You’ve made the decision to invest in gutter guards – congratulations! Next, you need to choose a gutter cover […]

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 […]

A Look At Gutter Materials The Importance Of Gutter Guards

A Look at Gutter Materials & the Importance of Gutter Guards

Although your roof does the bulk of the job of keeping rainwater out of your home, your gutters also play an important part. Without a properly installed and maintained gutter system, water can get into your home via your basement, foundation or – with clogged gutters – by backing up onto your roof. Choosing the […]

How Clean Gutters Protect Your Home In Any Season

How Clean Gutters Protect Your Home in Any Season

When the sun is shining, it’s easy to forget just how much heavy lifting your gutters do. But if you’ve dealt with as much water damage as we have, you’ll know that clean, functional gutters are something you’ll want to have 24/7/365. Here’s how Gutter Helmet® protects your home in any season.

Why Gutter Helmet Gutter Guards Wont Affect Your Roof Warranty

Why Gutter Helmet® Gutter Guards Won’t Affect Your Roof Warranty

We’ve mentioned your roofing warranty in previous blogs and alluded to the fact that some gutter guard companies’ products could potentially void a roof warranty. This is because not all rain gutter covers are made the same way or attach to your roofing system in a manufacturer-approved manner. The last thing you want to do […]

The Best Rain Gutters for Even the Wettest Areas

It seems that rain records are being broken every year. Nashville, Tennessee, just had its wettest February ever, surpassing the average rainfall by more than 10 inches! Parts of California have feet of accumulated snow. When all that snow melts, it turns to water. So just because you don’t get a lot of rain  doesn’t […]

The Gutter Cover Dilemma: Hire a Pro or Install It Yourself?

When you finally decide that you’ve cleaned your gutters for the last time, you may begin researching gutter protection products. As you do, you’ll find that some are only sold to authorized dealers and installed by the same, while other types are available at any home improvement store. If you’re trying to decide between hiring […]

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.

What Is Your Gutter Cover Made From? (and Why It Matters)

What Is Your Gutter Cover Made From? (And Why It Matters)

Like gutters, roof gutter guard systems come in many different materials and styles. However, what your gutter guards are made from makes a difference in how they work and how long they last. Different materials endure and work differently. Here are the most common materials you’ll find gutter protection products made from, and why they […]

Ways To Improve Your Home’s Comfort This Winter

4 Ways to Improve Your Home’s Comfort This Winter

Throughout the country, we’ve already seen unseasonably cold temperatures this year. If your home has a constant chill, you may be wondering what you can do to keep your heating costs under control and improve comfort. There are a few DIY home maintenance tasks you can do that will help not only this winter, but […]

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 […]