What Are Gutter Covers Made Of?

The materials selected when choosing different gutter protection products are crucial to the performance and longevity of the system. When deciding on gutter guards, gutter covers, gutter screens, or gutter filters, one of the factors that must be considered is the environmental conditions the parts will see during their lifetime. The parts will be outdoors, day and night, anywhere in the U.S., Canada, or wherever else the suppliers ship the product. While there may not be many residential buildings at these exact sites, the range of temperatures in the U.S. is extreme. A temperature of 135°F has been recorded at Death Valley, California. At the other extreme, Prospect Creek, Alaska has a recorded low of –83°F. That is a range… Continue reading »

Choosing the Right Gutter Covers and Leaf Guards is Simpler than You Think

Gutter covers seem like a simple idea. They’re covers or inserts that fit over or inside your gutters to keep everything but water out, thereby making it easier to keep your gutter clean and functional. Despite the simple nature of their design, shopping for a gutter cover can be overwhelming with the dozens of different options available to you. Below, you can learn more about how to choose the right gutter cover or leaf guards for your needs.   Know Your Gutter’s Style and Size First things first, you will need to determine the size and style of your gutter system to purchase the right gutter covers. Your gutters are likely either half-round or K-style; you can tell the difference… Continue reading »

Why Leaf Guards Might Make Your Life Easier

Being a homeowner certainly has its perks. You can paint your walls any color you’d like, renovate rooms any way you see fit, and choose the improvements you make to build equity over time. But it also requires work – ongoing maintenance and upkeep to keep it in shape and avoid future, expensive repairs. Cleaning your gutters may be one of those chores on your seemingly endless to-do list.  But simple things like installing leaf guards can lighten your workload, make your life easier and, over time, save you money, too. Here are some benefits leaf guards provide:   Simpler Cleaning   For your gutters to provide your home with the proper protection they need to be kept clean –… Continue reading »

Why Leaf Guards Might Make Your Life Easier

Being a homeowner certainly has its perks. You can paint your walls any color you’d like, renovate rooms any way you see fit, and choose the improvements you make to build equity over time. But it also requires work – ongoing maintenance and upkeep to keep it in shape and avoid future, expensive repairs. Cleaning your gutters may be one of those chores on your seemingly endless to do list.  But simple things like installing leaf guards can lighten your workload, make your life easier and, over time, save you money, too. Here are some benefits leaf guards provide:   Simpler Cleaning   For your gutters to provide your home with the proper protection they need to be kept clean… Continue reading »

6 Essential Ways a Gutter System Protects Your Home

Most homeowners don’t spend much time thinking about their gutters. In fact, they may not even put much effort into maintaining them like they should be. But when water starts to cause problems around the property, they soon realize the important role gutters play in protecting their home. Unfortunately this can be a tough lesson to learn. By the time moisture is able to penetrate the home, you are already in the grips of what could lead to a major home disaster costing you thousands of dollars in repairs and countless hours of time and energy.   Put quite simply, gutters prevent water damage. When we don’t take precautionary steps to properly maintain the gutter system we risk the chance… Continue reading »

Top 10 Reasons to Invest in a Leaf Guard System

Leaf guards. Gutter screens.  Gutter filters.  These are all common terms used when referring to a generic gutter guard system.  For decades homeowners have been using these products to keep their gutters free and clear of leaves and debris.  While the main reason why your customers choose to install this type of system is pretty straightforward, there are many other benefits it can provide.    Below are GutterSupply.com‘s top 10 reasons to invest in a leaf guard system: 1. Leaf guards keep the gutters clear of excessive buildup from an accumulation of leaves and other debris especially during the autumn months. 2. Because these guards keep the buildup at bay, homeowners don’t have to clean the gutter system as frequently or… Continue reading »