Gutter Helmet Blog

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 […]

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.

Gutter Covers Work

Do Gutter Covers Work? It Depends

It may be easy and cheap to go to your local home improvement store and buy a gutter cover, but you might be surprised when it doesn’t really work. Many of the products available for self-installation, like mesh screens, quickly become clogged with debris, or the debris filters right through and causes gutters to fill […]

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 […]

7 Ways to Mosquito-Proof Your Yard This Summer

Your backyard can be a great place for kids to play and to entertain, except when there are mosquitoes. Nothing ruins time outside faster than being bitten by these pests. Of course, you can spray repellent on yourself, but a better solution is to do what you can to deter mosquitoes from making your yard […]

Gutter Rot Prevention

Ways to Prevent Rot Around Your Home

Home maintenance is something you must undertake regularly if you own a home. It’s not necessarily fun, but when done regularly, it saves you on costly repairs. One expensive repair stems from wood rot. Wood rot can happen anywhere there is wood on your home. This includes wooden decks, wood siding, window frames, shutters, fascia […]

Vertical Gutter Garden

How to Create Your Own Vertical Gutter Garden`

If you wish you could have a garden but your landlord won’t let you dig up the grass or you don’t have a yard, consider creating a vertical gutter garden. Gutter gardens are a great way to enjoy a garden in small spaces. Gutter Helmet, your leader in gutter protection systems, brings you this how-to […]

Gutter Cleaning Problems

10 Problems That Result From Not Cleaning Gutters

Your gutters are an important part of your roofing system. They benefit your home in many ways and when they’re not clean, your home can sustain damage from your roof to your foundation. Here are 10 problems that can result from clogged and dirty gutters.

Building Permit

When Do You Need a Building Permit?

The world of home improvement can be a confusing place. While you would think that owning a home would give you the right to do whatever you want with it, that’s not always true. There are many areas where certain home improvement projects or additions require a residential building permit before any major changes can […]

House Exterior Inspection

How to Inspect the Exterior of Your Home

Proper preventive maintenance is essential in extending the life of any of your possessions; this is especially true when it comes to homeownership. People who neglect this task and fail to regularly maintain their homes usually end up having to pay for expensive emergency repairs. For the most part, spending a little money now will […]

pest signs

5 Signs of a Pest Infestation

Pest infestations can cause major headaches for homeowners. The damage pests can do to your home and the expenses you’ll accrue as you go through the extermination process are considerable—but one of the worst parts of the whole saga is the mental distress that comes from knowing that creepy crawlers are living in your midst!

ladder safety

5 Reasons People Fall Off Ladders When Gutter Cleaning

  Gutter cleaning is a tedious and even hazardous task, but it has to be done, right? Wrong—not if you have gutter guards! There is actually no need to worry about cleaning gutters with gutter guards, assuming you’ve invested in a high-quality gutter guard product like Gutter Helmet®. Our innovative gutter protection system prevents debris […]

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