Gutter Helmet Blog

8 Tips for Flood-Proofing a Basement

Many areas of the country have seen extreme rains and flooding recently. Sometimes it’s impossible to keep water out of your basement, like the floodwater experienced in the Carolinas from Hurricane Florence. However, in most situations, there are things you can do to keep water out. Here are some obvious and not-so-obvious things you can […]

Fire Hazard Gutter

Are Your Gutters a Fire Hazard?

As many parts of the country head into the dry summer season, you may begin seeing reminders about fire prevention around the home. Common precautions include removing dried yard waste, trimming tree limbs that hang over your home and cutting back any shrubs around your air conditioning unit. Something many homeowners forget to include on […]

Gutter Re-Alignment

Tips to Level and Realign Gutters

You’ve likely already seen snow and ice accumulating in your gutters this winter. Or perhaps you just cleaned seamless gutters after years of neglect and noticed they aren’t quite aligned. Before spring, you should ensure they’re properly attached to your home and realign them. Ensuring that your gutters are functioning as they should before heavy […]

Home Maintenance

New Year, Better Home: How Gutter Helmet® Can Help with Resolutions

The new year offers a clean slate and a chance to accomplish those pesky goals that got away from you the previous year – like home improvement projects. If your New Year’s resolutions include doing a better job of taking care of your home, Gutter Helmet® can help. We’re known for our top-rated gutter guards […]

How To Stop Ice Dam Formation

Ice Dams 101: What They Are and How to Stop Them

If you live anywhere that has freezing temperatures and you have a gutter system on your home, you’re at risk for ice damming. Although they are much more common in areas where there is significant snowfall, ice dams can even occur when a large rain event combines with freezing temperatures if you have clogged gutters.

Seamless Gutters

5 Reasons Seamless Gutters Should Be Installed on Your Home

If you don’t have gutters on your home or are ready to replace your old ones, you’ll need to choose between sectional and seamless gutters. Decades ago, the only option was sectional gutters, which is why most homes with older gutter systems have this type. Today, seamless gutter systems are the superior option; here are […]

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Do You Love Your Trees But Hate Fall Leaves?

Although we’re still in the dog days of summer and your trees are providing you with much-needed protection from the sun, have you looked up at all those leaves and started to dread the thought of fall? Many homeowners have a love-hate relationship with their trees. They love the shade, the wildlife that lives in […]

Gutter Helmet warranty

Gutter Helmet®: Warranty Protection for a Lifetime

Part of responsible homeownership means taking preventive measures to bolster your home’s protection against the elements. This includes investing in strong, durable gutters, as well as a premium gutter protection system. At Gutter Helmet®, we have been fortifying homes in America with our innovative gutter guard product for 35 years and are proud to have […]

gutter cleaning

Ladder Safety 101: How to Stay Safe When Cleaning Gutters

Did you know that the United States has the most ladder-related deaths of any country in the world? Every year, nearly nine million people are taken to the emergency room due to injuries sustained from falling off a ladder. Many of these casualties are homeowners who fall from their ladders while trying to clean gutters […]

commercial gutter guards

The Importance of Quality Gutters to Your Business

Investing in high-quality gutters is a smart business decision. While choosing a lower quality gutter or gutter guard and going with a less reputable contractor for the installation might save you some money now, you’ll end up paying far more in the long run for maintenance, repairs and premature replacement. And that’s not even getting into […]

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[VIDEO] Gutter Helmet® Makes Life Easier for Our Customers!

In today’s busy world, many homeowners have demanding careers and are also raising young children, which makes finding time for anything other than family and work challenging. With so many priorities already competing for their attention, the last thing most homeowners want to worry about is tedious home maintenance tasks like gutter cleaning – but […]

Gutter Helmet VS Foam Gutter Inserts

Gutter Guard Comparisons: Gutter Helmet® vs. Foam Gutter Inserts

There are a lot of gutter guards on the market for gutter protection, and making the right decision for your home can take some thought and research. You’ll find gutter guard reviews that tout the pros and cons of buying any gutter guard system. Here we take a closer look at the popular foam insert […]

Why You Shouldn’t Prune Trees and Bushes in the Fall

Why You Shouldn’t Prune Trees and Bushes in the Fall

There is a popular myth about pruning that, if followed, can leave your plants weaker instead of strengthening them. Too many gardeners end up pruning bushes and trees in the fall, unaware that fall pruning stimulates new growth that weakens the plants going into winter. While raking and mulching are essential, pruning is not. You […]

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