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How to Tell Your Gutters Need to Be Replaced

March 6, 2023

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rusted gutters that need to be replaced

When you’re a homeowner, you have many concerns on your mind regarding your property. In addition to keeping it clean, you have to keep a keen eye out for necessary repairs before they lead to expensive projects. Between maintaining your home inside and out, it can be easy to forget or overlook the gutters, but they are important to protect your home from water and foundation damage.

If you’re not paying attention, you can miss the signs that your gutters need professional replacement. Read on to learn what these signs are so you can keep your home safe and dry.


Tighten It Up! 3 Signs Your Gutters Are Loose

February 6, 2023

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a person tightening loose gutters

Before you know it, spring will be here, marking the start of outdoor chores and maintenance, including clearing the gutters. However, there’s one thing you may see before climbing on the ladder—whether your gutters are loose. How can you tell when the gutters need to be fixed or replaced? What are signs to watch out for? Keep reading to learn three things to look for!


What Is Gutter Flashing & Why Is It Necessary?

January 4, 2023

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a closeup image of gutter flashing

You probably don’t think or discuss all of the details and parts of your home’s roof and siding very often. However, your roof is an important part of your house, and it’s wise to be sure that it has all of the features it needs to last well and withstand everything that Mother Nature throws its way. This includes gutter flashing, one of the best-kept secrets for water-proofing a roof. Keep reading to learn a little more about what gutter flashing is and why it’s worth it.


Winter Checklist: How to Prepare Your Gutters for Cold Weather

December 14, 2022

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melting icicles on a gutter

We’re officially in the thick of the Winter season! Although many people look forward to this cold weather, it can wreak havoc on your gutters if you fail to prepare properly. Fortunately, you can stay ahead of the game and prevent these problems from happening in the first place. The good news is there are plenty of things you can do to stop freezing temperatures from destroying your gutters. Read on for a winter checklist that’ll help prepare your home for the cold season.


5 Ways to Keep Your Gutters from Freezing

November 18, 2022

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closeup of frozen gutters

The temperature is dropping, the days are getting shorter, and stores are lining their shelves with holiday decorations. We’ve officially hit the winter season! Many people look forward to bundling up in the cold weather, but it can actually cause major damage to your home. Since water expands when it freezes, icicles can cause your rain gutters to warp and crack under additional pressure. Plus, gutters clogged with ice can lead to the formation of ice dams on your roof, creating serious water damage inside your home. Read on to learn how you can prevent frozen gutters and keep your home safe!


Decorating for Christmas? Check Out These Tips!

October 5, 2022

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Christmas lights hanging on gutters

The end of the year is slowly approaching, which means the holiday season is officially in full swing! In celebration of this magical time, families across the country are decorating their homes with Christmas decorations. If you’re hanging lights on your own, the last thing on your mind is likely your gutters. However, they should be a priority. Read along to learn a few helpful tips to avoid damaging your gutters this season.


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.


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.


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.   


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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