Popular Home Improvement Projects That Save Time & Money

Are you planning to renovate your home this summer? This can be a great way to improve your comfort and quality of life, and there are many home improvement projects that you can do to help you save time and money. If you are making improvements to your roof and gutter system, you’ll need to […]

How to Care for Your Lawn This Spring

Winter can wreak havoc on your lawn with extreme temperatures and harsh weather. Fortunately, you can bring your lawn back to life during spring and keep it in good shape for the coming months. In this post, gutter cover expert Gutter Helmet lists a few things you can do to keep your lawn beautiful and lush. 

Simple Ways to Prepare Your Home for Extreme Weather

Unpredictable weather can cause damage to your roof and home if you don’t maintain your property on a regular basis. For instance, heavy rains can weigh down weakly attached gutter systems and spill water over your siding, landscaping and foundation, causing more extensive damage. The harsh conditions during a strong windstorm or tropical storm can […]

Early Fall Is a Great Time to Invest in the Best Gutter Protection

Rain gutter covers are a type of gutter protection that works to keep water flowing freely through the gutter system by preventing leaves and debris from getting into the gutter. Gutter protection has grown increasingly popular in recent years and for good reason: it greatly reduces the occurrence of water damage to structures due to […]

How Professionals Clean Your Gutters

Gutter cleaning is one of those tasks most homeowners dread. Many avoid it and end up with clogged gutters that overflow every time it rains. Those who understand the importance of clean gutters but don’t yet have rain gutter guards often call professional gutter cleaning companies. If you have a gutter cleaning company come to […]

Gutter Protection System

5 Things to Look For in Your Gutter Protection System

If you’ve decided that you never want to clean your gutters again, you have two choices: either plan on paying someone to do it regularly, or invest in gutter guards. In the end, most homeowners decide that gutter guards are the most economical and effective option. Whether you’re looking for the best gutter guards for […]

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 […]

Keeping Pest Away

Infographic: 8 Essential Home Maintenance Tasks to Keep Pests Away

There are two keys to preventing and controlling the presence of bugs, rodents and other pests: blocking possible entry points and eliminating sources of food, water and shelter. In the infographic below, we’ve listed eight essential home maintenance tasks that will help to keep pests away.

Gutter Cleaning Checklist

Infographic: Your Fall Gutter Cleaning Checklist

Fall season is gutter cleaning season! If the thought of mucking out your gutters feels a little intimidating, we’ve got a handy infographic to help you get ready for the task. If you’re still not looking forward to it, never fear—your local Gutter Helmet® dealer has your back!

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 Installation Tools

Getting Your Money’s Worth: Which Home Improvements Add the Most Value

Every year, Remodeling magazine ranks the return on investment for more than 20 common remodeling projects. In this year’s Cost vs. Value Report, ROI ranged from 47.6% all the way up to 98.3% when you look at national averages. The winner for the highest ROI was an upscale garage door replacement, costing about $3,500 and […]

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 […]

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 […]

Raked Fallen Leaves

How to Rake Fallen Leaves Like a Pro

If you have trees on or around your property, your regular home maintenance will include raking up fallen leaves from the lawn, garden, walkways and other areas around your home. Here are some helpful tips to rake fallen leaves like a pro! Start with a Calm, Dry Day First of all, pick a day when […]

Gutter Ice Dam Removal

Frozen Gutters? Ice Dams? With Helmet Heat®, Not This Year

For more than 35 years, Gutter Helmet® has been America’s most trusted brand of gutter guard. Our innovative gutter protection system is designed to not only keep leaves out of gutters, it blocks all debris – so you’ll never have to worry about cleaning your gutters again! It’s a better choice than gutter screens because […]

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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