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What to Expect from Poor-Quality Gutter Guards

By August 22, 2016October 18th, 2023No Comments

DIY blogs and videos are all over the Internet, making it easier for homeowners to perform simple home improvements tasks on their own. For a project as important as gutter protection, however, it can be risky to rely on such blogs for your home upgrade. To make sure that your gutters are completely protected, it’s always best to invest in high-quality gutter guards from established contractors.

While you can purchase DIY gutter guards in home improvement stores and install them easily, they might only provide short-term solutions. Let MR. FIX-IT™ explain why you need to choose a quality gutter leaf guard in Ashland, Virginia, over other options.

The Dangers of Installing Poor-Quality Gutter Guards

Many homeowners are choosing to install DIY gutter guards because they cost less than other options and are easier to install. However, there can be problems associated with these products. These include:

  • Inefficient Performance – There might be a reason you’re able to purchase the product at an unbelievably lower price. Some DIY gutters guards barely make a dent in the amount of debris found in gutters. Worse, they could easily get damaged or broken when exposed to bad weather conditions. If trees surround your home, the thin plastic or metallic screens you bought at the store won’t be able to handle the load of fallen leaves.
  • Roof and Gutter Damage – When poor-quality gutter guards clip onto gutters and slide underneath your shingles, they can cause damage to your roof and gutter system. Furthermore, when this happens, debris can easily collect next to the fascia and cause rot.
  • Physical Injury – Each year, more and more people fall off ladders in an attempt to install their own gutter guards, resulting in injuries that could have easily been avoided if left to the professionals.

Why Gutter Helmet®?

For over 30 years, Gutter Helmet has been the most trusted gutter leaf guard in Ashland, Virginia, and the rest of the country. It has a unique nose-forward design that filters out debris while maintaining the steady flow of water. Since its ribbed surface causes a significant increase in surface tension, it can stand up to anything the nature throws at it. Lastly, it comes with industry-leading warranties to make sure you remain protected from costly damage for many years.

Rest assured that Gutter Helmet can deliver what you need for your home. To install this high-quality gutter guard today, call us at (866) 985-9437 or fill our out contact form. We look forward to working with you!