Category Archives: Gutter tips

Why Clogged Gutters Matter  

Clogged gutters – it’s probably not a topic that you want to think about. The fact that you have to take the time to clean them out on a perfectly nice weekend makes it even worse. Once you realize the … Continue reading

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Can Gutters Improve My Home’s Looks?

When we think of ways to enhance a home’s exterior, gutters aren’t usually the first improvements that come to mind. Thought of in the past as a utilitarian item, gutters have taken on a new life in the form of … Continue reading

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Why Your Gutters Require Cleaning

Who Has Time to Clean the Gutters? It’s the one chore that ruins game day weekends and leads to disaster if it’s ignored. No matter how long you put it off, you’ll eventually have to take out the ladder and … Continue reading

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Downspout 101

Everyone always talks about gutters, but you rarely hear anyone talk about the downspouts. People love the look of newly installed gutters and how effective they are at catching water, but gutters need downspouts to function properly. If gutters don’t … Continue reading

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Stop Wasting Your Time with Inefficient Gutters

The Leafguard gutter system can help you stop wasting time with constant cleaning When you have gutters, you can’t get away from having to clean them. That means hauling out the ladder at least a couple of times a year … Continue reading

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Gutter Goofs and Drainpipe Disasters

Common Gutter Problems Can Deal a Blow to Homeowners Your home’s gutters and drainpipes are supposed to carry water away from the structure during storms, thus minimizing damage. Like many homeowners, though, you may find that your gutters don’t provide … Continue reading

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When Birds Nest in Gutters, Disaster Can Strike

Keep Birds from Doing Damage to Your Gutters Watching birds about their business in your backyard can be fun and relaxing. Unfortunately, birds don’t just visit your home to provide entertainment. They can also build nests under your roof or … Continue reading

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Basement Moisture: Your Gutters May Be the Sneaky Culprit

It may manifest as an odd, musty odor, or perhaps you’ll notice a mysterious puddle on your basement floor. Before you blame the dog, you might want to have a closer look. Basement moisture starts out as a puzzling annoyance, … Continue reading

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Out With the Old, In With the New: Modernizing Your Gutters

Why making the switch to seamless gutters is worth the investment Gutters are designed to prevent home damage and landscape disasters by directing rainwater and snow melt away from the house and yard. Old gutters clog more easily, leading to … Continue reading

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Water in the Basement? It’s Time for a Splash Block

Keep your basement dry with one simple modification to your gutters Your gutters are meant to keep your home safe from water damage. Gutters fitted with a LeafGuard gutter system reduces debris buildup and ensures that water flows freely. However, … Continue reading

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