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The Benefits of Gutter Guards

September 14, 2022

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gutter guards in Keller

As a homeowner, you likely already know about the role gutters play in keeping your house safe from water damage. Well, gutter guards are designed to help in that process! They’re installed over your home’s gutter troughs to prevent leaves and other debris from getting into the rain gutters. However, you may be surprised to know that they do much more than prevent clogs. Continue reading to learn more about some of the incredible benefits of gutter guards.

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Leaky Gutters: Why It Happens & What to Look Out For

August 10, 2022

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leaky gutters in Keller

Leaky gutters may not seem like a big deal at first, but they can easily wreak havoc on your home. Not only can they potentially ruin your siding, soffit, and fascia, but they can cause serious flooding. Over time, leaky gutters can damage your foundation, leading to significant repair expenses. For that reason, it’s incredibly important to understand why your gutters are leaking and what can be done to repair the problem. Read on to learn about a few common causes and which signs indicate there’s a problem.

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4 Questions You Should Ask Your Gutter Repair Company

July 12, 2022

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man working on gutters

Are your gutters not functioning properly? Since they’re an essential part of your home, they need to be repaired promptly. Choosing a gutter repair company is not a simple process, especially because you want to make sure you’re hiring a quality team for the job. Read on to learn which four questions you should ask before making a final decision.   

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Which Critters Could Be Living in Your Gutters?

June 8, 2022

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squirrel on gutter

Gutters are a necessity for every home and need to be cleaned regularly. If you think that leaves are all you’ll find in your gutters, think again. There are critters that could be making a home there as well, looking for a warm place to ride out the winter. One of the best ways to prevent critter infestations is by thoroughly cleaning, sealing, and repairing your existing gutters. A professional can get rid of any animals lurking in your gutters and offer a solution to prevent future issues. Read on to learn which critters are commonly found.

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Gutter Replacement and Exterior Painting: Why It Should Be Done at the Same Time

May 16, 2022

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closeup of gutter replacement

Have you realized that it’s time to replace your gutters? If you’re going to do that, you should consider painting your home’s exterior as well. By working on both home improvement projects at the same time, you can potentially save hundreds of dollars down the line. There are many advantages to replacing your gutters at the same time as repainting your home. Read on to learn more about the benefits of getting everything done at once.  

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4 Signs Your Gutters Need to Be Replaced

April 7, 2022

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closeup of gutter

According to the National Association of Homebuilders, gutters made of galvanized steel or aluminum are able to last well over two decades. While they’re certainly sturdier than you may have thought, there are still issues you should regularly check for that indicate it’s time for a replacement. If you don’t remember when your gutters were installed, these four signs are a surefire way to know they need to be fixed.

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Common Signs and Possible Causes of Loose Gutters

March 8, 2022

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man checking gutters

We’ve officially made it to Spring! Now that the weather is getting warmer, you may start working through your list of outdoor projects. Make sure you prioritize checking your gutters! They’re responsible for directing water away from the foundation of your home, preventing multiple water-related issues like soil erosion and basement flooding. If your gutters are loose, they won’t be able to function and protect your home properly. That said, here are possible causes and common signs of loose gutters.

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Everything You Need to Know About Gutter Flashing

February 9, 2022

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man installing gutter flashing

Have you ever heard of gutter flashing? Most people haven’t. Even though it may not seem like a big deal, it’s a significant part of a durable, long-lasting roofing system. It’s incredibly important that you understand the role of flashing on your home as it can help you identify gutter issues in the future, saving you plenty of money on more complex roofing inspections and repairs. Read on to find out what gutter flashing does, why it’s important, and how it can help protect your roof.

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Gutters: How They Work & Why They’re Important

January 11, 2022

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closeup of gutters on home

What’s one part of your house that usually remains “out of sight, out of mind”? That’s right – gutters! Although many people don’t think about it, they play a crucial role in keeping your home in its very best shape. They direct rainwater away from your house, helping you avoid water damage and costly repairs. However, since rain gutters are not required by law, you may be wondering if they’re even necessary. After all, they’re prone to clogging, attract nesting birds, and can only handle a limited volume of water. Read on to learn how gutters work, why they’re so essential, and what you can do to make sure yours do the best job possible.

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Winter Checklist: Prepare Your Gutters for the Cold Weather

December 16, 2021

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man cleaning gutters

As you can imagine, one of the best ways to solve problems is to prevent them from happening in the first place. When it comes to your gutters, there are plenty of things you can do to stop the freezing temperatures from wreaking havoc. Now that the winter season is upon us, you need to start preparing your gutters for the cold weather. For your convenience, we’ve created a winter checklist you can use for your gutter prep.

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