Homeowners who need gutter services have the choice of hiring a local or an out-of-town contractor. In today’s post, Gutter Helmet® of Michigan discusses the reasons why hiring a local gutter company is the better option. Quick Response A local gutter contractor is never more than a few minutes drive from your place. Proximity can make a […]
Your gutters are an important part of your roof’s first line of defense against moisture damage. However, some homeowners find them too unsightly. What are the ways you can hide unsightly downspouts, or at least draw attention away from them?
Gutters are part of your home, so it’s only natural to expect them to be covered by your homeowner’s insurance policy. Manufacturers may also have their own insurance coverage, including for the best gutter protection system.
The installation of gutters and gutter guards is a job best left to the professionals. However, it’s a good idea for a homeowner to understand the process and the best practices. Here are some of them:
The most popular gutter profile right now is K-style, but there are some situations where the older half-round gutter profile is the better choice. In this blog post, Gutter Helmet® of Michigan, a rain gutter guard expert, explains why you should choose half-round gutters over the more common K-style gutters in certain situations.
A damp basement is just one of the problems that our Gutter Helmet® gutter protection system can prevent. It completely blocks leaves and debris from entering your gutters, greatly reducing the risk of gutter clogs. Even if your gutters still become clogged for some reason, we know how to clean gutters with gutter guards, so […]
From small bugs to rodents, different kinds of pests may find their way into your home. You may spot some of them at random times, but others may continue to enjoy the comforts of your home completely undetected. Needless to say, pest problems should be addressed as soon as possible. If you want to ensure […]
According to the American Cleaning Institute, more than 75% of Americans participate in spring cleaning. While this time of the year is the best time to make homes spotless from top to bottom, there are numerous tasks that many homeowners tend to overlook. Before you bring out your cleaning supplies, it’s worth keeping them in […]
The persistent clanks and thuds you hear on your gutter system every time it rains can be annoying. If you’ve ever been kept up by this steady barrage of noise, it means that there’s something wrong with your gutters and downspouts. Infinity Home Improvement, your local source of gutter protection systems takes a closer look […]
It’s easy to tell that overflowing gutters could mean serious problems for your home. While clogging is usually the culprit behind overflowing gutters, it still pays to know the other possible reasons for this occurrence. By being able to identify the main issue, you can prevent it from happening again in the future.
Gutters basically collect rainwater and ensure it is carried off away from your home and foundation. Without gutters and downspouts doing their job, your home and your foundation will likely be susceptible to water damage. In this post, Infinity Home Improvement shares more information on how gutters and downspouts work.
Many seniors today are getting in on the popular trend of living in forever homes instead of staying in assisted living facilities. This, however, presents unique challenges, particularly on keeping up with maintenance. With a plan in place and being aware of the obstacles along the way, seniors can lead and maintain their quality of […]
You must keep your gutters clean so they’ll effectively move water to your downspouts. But what’s the best way to clean your gutters? Cleaning them by hand or using a gutter vacuum or a leaf blower?
Making sure your home is well-maintained throughout the year is a daunting task. Fortunately, it’s not impossible to do—you just need to stick to several home maintenance goals throughout the year. Keep Your Gutters Clean Cleaning your gutters can get tedious at times, but a gutter system that’s free of clogs is essential to protecting […]
If you ever find yourself in need of gutter replacement during winter, don’t worry because it can be done. Of course, you can expect some challenges, and there are also a few things you should watch out for. However, with enough preparation and the right tools, gutters can be installed in winter — especially if […]
A DIY gutter installation can be a good way to save money. But if done incorrectly, it can result in roof damage and cost you more than you’ve anticipated. In this post, Gutter Helmet® of Michigan lists a few gutter installation mistakes commonly committed by rookie installers.
As the temperature steadily drops and the chill sets in, you’re probably already preparing for the coming winter. But whether you’re staying at home or going on vacation, there’s one thing that you should never forget to prepare — your home.
Downspouts, along with the gutters, are the unsung heroes of home maintenance. They keep your home in good shape by keeping water damage at bay. This is why any issue concerning these components should be dealt with immediately.