Here’s Why Gutter Hangers are More Important than You Might Think

There’s a lot that goes into gutter installation, so it’s critical to choose the right materials, the right size, and the right accessories to get the most bang for your buck. Below, you can learn more about gutter hangers and the role they play in protecting your home and property from the potential destruction of heavy rainfall. They may seem insignificant, but they are actually one of the most important parts of your system. What is a Gutter Hanger? A gutter hanger is a piece of material – often aluminum, steel, or copper – used to attach lengths of gutter to your home. Though they most commonly attach to the fascia, which is the outer band under the edge of… Continue reading »

Do You Live in a Stormy Area? Tips for Keeping Your Gutters Pristine

It’s the time of year for thunderstorms across much of the United States, and for some, that means severe weather with high winds, hail, and even tornadoes. Though there’s not much that homeowners can do to prevent severe weather, there are a few tips you can use to keep that damage to a minimum no matter where you might live. Trim Your Trees Falling tree limbs can be incredibly destructive. The larger ones can crush cars and even homes; smaller limbs can break windows or take out your gutter system in a flash. As such, one of the best ways to keep your gutters pristine if you live in a stormy part of the country involves trimming your trees each… Continue reading »