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How do I Keep Birds Out of My Gutters?

August 20, 2018

One common problem many homeowners face is how to keep birds out of their gutters. Not only can these feathery friends cause damage to the structure of the gutter, they can also deposit debris into a gutter, which can ultimately lead to blockages…

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What are the Advantages of Seamless Gutters?

August 20, 2018

When choosing gutters for your home, you’ll have one very important decision to make – should you get a seamless or sectional gutter system? If you think the choice doesn’t matter much, you may be surprised to learn that seamless gutters actually offer a number of benefits to homeowners…

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DIY Tips: How to Clean and Maintain Gutters 

August 15, 2018

Neglecting to clean your gutters can result in damage to them and your house. Blocked gutters can pull away from the roof line and fall, or cause flooding in your home, basement, or around the foundations of the house. Resulting damage from overflowing gutters includes wood rot, mildew, and mold, discolored sidings, and in severe cases…

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Do I Have to Clean Out My Gutters? 

July 20, 2018

If you don’t currently have a gutter guard system protecting the gutters on your home, you probably won’t be surprised to learn that leaves, pine needles, twigs, seed pods and other debris are likely entering your gutter system every day. What some homeowners don’t realize, however, is that over time, this debris can leave gutters clogged, rendering them ineffective at channeling water away from your home…

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Who Should Install My New Gutter Covers?

July 20, 2018

If you’ve recently made the decision to invest in gutter covers for your residence, congratulations on taking a vital step to protect your home. However, now you have some important decisions to make – which gutter covers will you choose, and just as importantly, who will install them? Some homeowners assume that installing do-it-yourself gutter covers is an easy way to protect their rain gutters from clogs without breaking the bank…

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Scammers: How to Stay Ahead of Them

July 12, 2018

Maintaining your home is no easy task. With everything else going on in your life, it can be difficult to find time for chores such as painting the house or cleaning the gutters. Many people turn to professionals for help. While many specialists are ethical workers, each year dishonest contractors scam U.S. families. Over one third of homeowners cite fraud as their primary concern when hiring a new contractor or maintenance specialist. If you’re planning on getting work done in the near future, here are some tips on how to spot con artists and how to avoid falling for some of the most common contracting scams.

Signs of Fraud: No matter how savvy you might be, it can sometimes be tough to spot a con artist before it’s too late. Keeping up with the latest scams in your area…

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What is the Best Material for Gutter Guards?

July 3, 2018

There are many different kinds of gutter guards on the market today. For example, there are ones made of plastic, vinyl, copper and more. With so many options to choose from, it’s important to do some research and learn about the pros and cons of gutter covers made from each type of material. That way, you can make this investment in your home feeling confident that you have chosen the best product available…

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Features of Reliable Gutter Covers

July 1, 2018

So, you’re looking to invest in gutter covers for your rain gutters. Congratulations on making a smart decision to protect your home! However, it’s important to note that not all gutter covers are created equal. To help guide your search for the best gutter covers, there are a few things you should consider…

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Gutters: Why Exactly Does a Home Need Them in the First Place?

June 10, 2018

To an ordinary homeowner, it may seem strange that gutters are necessary. What do gutters do except collect rain water and carry it away from the house? Many homeowners may find themselves asking why they need gutters, and whether or not their gutters need to be maintained. This post will cover the many benefits of gutters and

discuss the function of gutters on an ordinary home.

How Rain Gutters Work

Gutters are an important part of the home’s drainage system. Gutters are positioned at the edge of the roof line to collect rain water as it runs over the shingles. Gutters can be made of aluminum, copper or other metals. They are caulked so…

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What Are Ice Dams and How Do I Prevent Them?

June 4, 2018

If you live in an area where ice and snow are common, it’s likely you’ve at least heard of ice dams. But, what exactly are they – and should you really be concerned about them? An ice dam is a collection of ice that forms at the edge of a roof. When there is an ice dam on a home, the melting snow on the home’s roof is unable to drain into the gutter system. Instead, it stays trapped up on the roof. This is where ice dams can start to cause problems. The trapped water can potentially leak into the home, causing damage to the walls, ceiling, insulation…

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Common Sense: DIY Projects – Do and Don’t

May 15, 2018

Every homeowner relishes the feeling of satisfaction that comes with completing a do-it-yourself project, not to mention the money you save not having to call in a contractor. However, it’s important to know where to draw the line and when to leave a home renovation job to someone who does it for a living. Some home upgrades are quite risky, even dangerous. You may have a great deal of experience with electronics, but most homeowners are better off letting an expert handle a project that can cause injury or…

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Four Major Issues: Caused by Problematic Gutters

April 20, 2018

Gutters are often out of sight, out of mind—you don’t worry about them until their overflow has caused noticeable damage to your home. When gutters fail, you could end up with major headache-causing issues such as a flooded basement, rotted soffits, foundation damage and even…

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Home Improvement: Projects that Require a Professional

March 13, 2018

When it comes to home improvement projects, there are always tons of details to take into consideration. Most homeowners want any renovation or update to add to the resale value of their home, even if they aren’t looking to sell anytime soon. Having that peace of mind is invaluable and will definitely reduce your stress levels when you do decide to put your home on the market. More than that, you’ll want to ensure that any new project is something you can do within a reasonable timeline and budget. However, it’s important to realize that not every home improvement project is DIY; sometimes, you have to call in a pro to get the job done.

Having a professional do the job means it will get done safely and correctly, which is imperative when the project is a big one that requires changes to be made to the structure of your home or when adding area, or when you want to tackle things involving electricity or plumbing. Likewise, having a pro come in for things like repairing HVAC units or…

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Gutter Guard Installation: Good Move for the Spring Season

February 21, 2018

Groundhog Day, February 2, 2018: Punxsutawney Phil, the little furry seasonal predictor beloved the world over, saw his shadow at around 7:25 a.m. ET, portending another six weeks of Winter. Last year’s prediction was spot on, but critics are largely denouncing that Phil’s method of forecasting is not completely reliable. Statistics state that Phil’s prediction prowess is only 39 percent accurate.

Nevertheless, whatever truth may come out of Punxsutawney Phil’s foretelling, there’s no denying that Spring is just around the corner, and that can mean a whole set of problems to consider regarding your roof. As snowfall decreases and rainfall increases, it’s a good idea to monitor the level of debris…

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Gift Ideas: For a New Homeowner

January 17, 2018

Buying a new home is really exciting. It is the quintessential goal of the American dream. Finally, all of that hard work has paid off, and the keys have been handed over to the new house. Along with the new-home feeling comes a lot of financial stress.

This is where gift-giving can really come in handy for new homeowners. They just put thousands down on a new home, finished their closing costs, and now have a mortgage. It’s often a strain to get off the ground in the beginning. The last thing they want to do is spend even more money, and they’re likely going to need a few things to help them along. Why not assist them in maintaining the beauty of their home? Here are a few recommendations on helpful outdoor gifts…

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Quality Gutter Covers: Ensure Your Home is Safe from Snow Damage

December 20, 2017

Heavy snowfall has been hitting different parts of the U.S. lately. While there’s no telling if this will continue in the upcoming months, it is best to have your house prepared just in case. Having quality gutter covers is a good place to start to ensure that your house and its roof are protected from snow and ice damage.

One problem that usually occurs during periods of heavy snowfall is the buildup of ice dams. These are ridges of ice that form at the edge of the roof, which prevents melting snow from being properly drained. It forms because of warm air inside the house that leaks into…

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Keep Winter Merry: Utilize These Home Winterization Tips

November 10, 2017

Winter is a wondrous delight. With the change of temperature comes gift giving, Christmas decorations, and families sharing treasured memories. On the other side of New Year’s are crackling fires, comfy blankets, and cups of cocoa to console us until the first hints of spring signal the return of warmer weather. But winter’s joys can turn to woes if your home is unprepared for what the season can unleash. Here are some fall maintenance tips for keeping your loved ones, and your living quarters, safe throughout the chilly months ahead.

Staying Warm

Climate controls comfort in the modern world. Your HVAC system works year round to chase away summer’s heat and winter’s cold. But you must take care of it, if you expect it to take care of you. Here’s what you should do to keep your furnace working its best…

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Premium Gutter Protection: Helps Prevent Costly and Bothersome Damage

October 10, 2017

Left alone, clogged gutters can lead to costly damage. In an Angie’s List feature, four main consequences of clogging were listed:

  • Ice dams. For areas with a colder than average climate, clogs can raise the chance for ice dams to form on the roof’s lower edge or the gutters. These obstructions cause the water to pool and later on seep inside the house.
  • Foundation damage. A clogged gutter will cause water to overflow to the sides and gather into a pool around the house’s foundation. If this remains unattended, the water’s erosive action will cause cracks…

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Total Protection: Sturdy Gutter Guards Safeguard More Than Just Rain Gutters

September 6, 2017

According to home experts, homeowners should clean out their gutters twice a year (during the Spring and Fall) if they want their gutters to dispose of rainwater efficiently. If cleaning out your gutters yourself isn’t an option, experts advise that you install a gutter guard protection system to keep debris and leaves from accumulating in your gutters.

Gutter guards are often touted as a way to prevent gutters from clogging due to debris accumulation, and that is exactly how many people perceive these systems to be. What many people do not realize, however, is that sturdy gutter covers like GutterDome can protect more than just your gutters. These efficient systems can also prevent problems such as…

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Prepping for the Hot Season: Gutter Guards Keep Out Debris and Leaves Which Are a Major Fire Hazard

August 3, 2017

Many people know that faulty electric wiring, power cords neglected by homeowners and pets with the urge to chew stuff can all cause house fires. Only a few people, however, may be aware that unchecked build-up of dried leaves in gutters can cause blazes, too. While wet vegetation may be the major cause of gutter deformities and wear, dried leaves pose the greater danger as real fire hazards, with the very real possibility of bringing an entire house down…

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Features and Benefits: Stainless Steel Micro Mesh Gutter Guards

July 13, 2017

There are several types of gutter guards and one of the most extensively developed is the micro mesh rain gutter protection system. This technology uses a filtering mechanism to keep debris out and is a better version than the large holed gutter types. For the most part, this updated system only lets water through, more effectively filtering out environmental debris and thus clogging the channels less.

The finer mesh of the gutter guards are usually made of surgical grade stainless steel and…

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