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Why is it a Good Idea to Replace Your Gutters When Repainting Your Exterior?

May 21, 2020

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modern home that has just been painted and had a gutter replacement

If you’re looking to paint the outside of your home, you may also want to consider replacing your gutters. Although exterior painting is a big project as it is, there are several advantages of getting everything done at once. Plus, you’ll be able to boost the curbside appeal and truly enjoy driving up to your home after work each day with the new transformation you’ve made. Read on to learn more about the advantages of replacing your gutters at the same time as repainting your home.


4 Signs That It’s Time To Replace Your Gutters

April 11, 2020

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rusted gutters on a home

Your gutters are a major defense system for your home, and without them, you may face seriously expensive water or foundation damage. If it has been longer than you can imagine since you last got them looked at, repaired, or replaced, then it’s time to get an inspection. You can also look to see if you notice these four common signs that your gutters need to be replaced, which are listed below.


What Makes Gutters So Important?

March 10, 2020

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gutters diverting rain on a home

Gutters are a part of the home that many people forget about, because they easily blend in and typically don’t require a lot of maintenance. However, if you don’t have the right gutters, they’re not cleaned properly, or they’re damaged, it can cause massive and costly issues to arise that no homeowner wants to deal with. With the proper upkeep, you can make sure that your home stays safe and problem-free. Read on to learn what makes this small part of your home so vital.


3 Easy Ways to Clean Your Gutters

February 9, 2020

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person cleaning leaves and twigs out of their gutters

Cleaning your gutters can be a difficult task because it involves getting on a ladder and scooping endless debris from them. This is a vital part of home maintenance in order to make sure that rain water doesn’t collect and overflow, causing foundation and mold issues down the road. If you’re having a difficult time keeping your gutters clear of debris like leaves and twigs, here are three solutions that can help you preserve your home. 


Prevent Moisture Collection Under Your Roof With Gutter Flashing

January 14, 2020

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rain on roof

Many people are surprised to learn that water can get through a water-resistant roof. One of the most common reasons this occurs is by water sneaking around and under the edges when it rains. That’s why so many contractors recommend installing flashing for your gutters nowadays. In fact, in the state of Georgia, flashing is now required on new roofs in a recent update to their building codes. Read on to learn more about how you can prevent moisture from seeping through your roof by contacting your local gutter specialist. 


5 Tips To Avoid Frozen Gutters

December 30, 2019

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frozen gutters

Getting any kind of ice and snow in Texas may be exciting, but many homeowners in DFW aren’t prepared for the damage that this type of weather can cause their home. Frozen gutters may seem like the last thing you need to worry about, but they can cause serious issues, like ice dams on your roof and water damage. Once this happens, it can cost thousands in renovations and repairs. The best way to be prepared for notorious Texas ice storms is to keep your gutters from freezing in the first place with these five tips. 


Your Winter Wonderland: 5 Tips for Hanging Christmas Lights Outside

November 26, 2019

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family Christmas lights

With Thanksgiving in just a few days, it’s time to shift gears and think about Christmas. One of your family’s favorite holiday traditions is going for walks and looking at Christmas lights everywhere. This year, you want to join in on the holiday spirit and decorate your house’s exterior with beautiful lights. However, if you’re unprepared for putting the lights up, it can quickly turn into a source of frustration and stress instead of cheer. Read on to learn five things you can do to ensure that your lights display is successful this year.


4 Questions to Ask a Company Before They Work on Your Gutters

November 11, 2019

Filed under: Uncategorized — platinumguttersteam @ 9:12 pm
woman question marks

Did you know that your gutters perform an essential role in keeping your home free from rot, rust, and water damage? They are meant to redirect water that runs off the roof away from the house’s structure and foundation. When it comes time to repair or replace your gutters, you want to make sure that you hire the right company for the job to give your home maximum protection that lasts. Below are some questions that you should ask your gutter repair company before you officially hire them to start work. Their answers to these questions can show you whether they are a good fit for your project.


4 Reasons to Install Gutter Guards

September 5, 2019

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leaf gutter guard

Twice every year, you spend your Saturday cleaning out the gutters. You know you need to do it to keep your gutters working properly avoid the need for gutter repair, but you dread having to scoop out stuck debris. Well, there’s a product that can make your life, and your gutter’s job, so much easier—gutter guards. This little covering allows water to pass through and drain just as intended without interference from leaves, pinecones, and other kinds of debris. Read on to learn four reasons why a gutter guard can help your home.


Leaky Gutters? Here Are 5 Potential Causes

August 7, 2019

Filed under: Uncategorized — platinumguttersteam @ 8:22 pm
drop on downspout

You try hard to take care of your home: you mow the lawn, you clean regularly, and you do many other little things that keep it in top shape. But are you paying attention to your gutters? These small but crucial parts of the house’s structure protect the foundation, the roof, and even the interior of your home from water damage. If you notice water falling from places other than the downspout or stains on the siding from rain water, you may have leaky gutters. But what causes gutter to leak? What can you do to resolve the problem? Keep reading to find out!

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