Gutter Helmet Blog

5 Tips for Silencing Noisy Rain Gutter Downspouts

You’ve heard stories of the Chinese water torture? It didn’t involve rain gutters, but it probably should have! Trying to sleep, rest or work with the annoying sound of water dripping and trickling through your gutter downspouts can be maddening, even when the noise volume isn’t very high. Thankfully, there are some tricks to dampening […]

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 […]

hail damage

When Hail Meets Gutters

On average, hail causes around $1 billion in property damage each year. A significant amount of that damage is to our homes, primarily a roofing system which includes home gutter systems. In the U.S., hail most commonly occurs in the central region stretching from North Dakota through Texas, Wyoming and Colorado. Areas around the Chesapeake […]

wildfire risk

The Homeowner’s Guide to Reducing Wildfire Risk

Did you know that thousands of homes are destroyed by wildfires every year? Fortunately, as a homeowner you can take many steps to boost your home’s protection against this threat. In today’s post, Gutter Helmet®, the leading manufacturer of rain gutter shields in the industry, explains what you can do to defend your home against […]

mold and mildew growth

The Link Between Gutters and Your Health

Do you or a member of your household often feel unwell? Do you have allergies that just don’t seem to go away, no matter what you do? Environmental factors are among the leading causes of chronic illnesses. Many people live in homes that have mold and mildew infestations they’re not even aware of, and experience […]

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