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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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How to Keep Your Gutters from Freezing

November 10, 2021

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frozen gutters

During the winter months, your gutters can freeze if you don’t take the proper preventive measures. Most people may not realize it, but frozen gutters can lead to some costly repairs. They can also cause backups that lead to water infiltration and roof leaks. Luckily, you can avoid these incidents by taking all steps necessary to keep your gutters free of ice. To help you out, we’ve compiled a list of ways you can keep your gutters from freezing in the first place.

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5 Tips for Hanging Outdoor Christmas Lights

October 27, 2021

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man hanging Christmas lights on gutters

The temperature is dropping, the leaves are changing colors, and the sun is setting much earlier. It’s that magical time of year everyone looks forward to – the holiday season! Now that Christmas is right around the corner, you’re probably getting ready to hang your decorations. While putting up your Christmas lights, the last thing on your mind may be your gutters, even though it should be a priority. Here are a few tips to keep in mind so you can avoid damaging your gutters.

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The Benefits of Gutter Guards

September 9, 2021

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leaf on gutter guards

Gutter guards. They’re a topic of debate among homeowners because not everyone agrees they’re worth the time, cost, and effort to have installed. However, what most people don’t realize is that they have several benefits beyond just preventing clogs. They drastically reduce the amount of maintenance you have to perform on your home and keep you from handling what could be a dangerous task. With that in mind, continue reading to learn more about the benefits of gutter guards.

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Are Your Gutters Leaking? Here’s What You Should Do

August 26, 2021

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gutters that are leaking at the joint of the downspout

Your gutters may not sound like a vital part of your home maintenance, but they are! In fact, without them, you may find yourself dealing with thousands of dollars in repairs having to do with water damage and foundation problems. Since fall is just around the corner, it’s a good idea to start routine gutter maintenance, checking to see if they may be leaking or damaged. If you do find a leaky gutter, here’s what you should do to keep it from further damaging your home.

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3 Questions to Ask Before Choosing a Company for Gutter Replacement

July 14, 2021

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woman asking questions to choose the right company for gutter replacement

After cleaning out your old, failing gutters, you vow that you’ll never go through that again. Clearing away the sopping wet gunk and debris took a lot of time, so you decide that you want to replace your gutters and include leaf guards. But how do you know which company you should work with?

You do what you always do when you have a question—Google it. But in this situation, Google may not be as helpful as you’d like. A quick search finds lots of companies in the area claiming to be experts in gutter replacement. It can be difficult to pinpoint one you can trust. Before you settle on a sub-par company, interview each one you’re considering and ask them these important questions.

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4 Critters That Could Be Living in Your Clogged Gutters

June 11, 2021

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birds on house gutters

As an animal lover, you enjoy hearing the chirping of birds and seeing little squirrels scurrying in the trees outside. But are you willing to make your home their home too? Probably not. If you don’t pay attention to your gutters, little animals could be infesting this area, which spells trouble for you and your house. Read on to learn how this happens and what you can do about it!

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Is it Best to Paint Your Home While You’re Getting Your Gutters Replaced?

May 12, 2021

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brand new gutters on a house that has just been painted

Has it been longer than you can count on two hands since you last repainted the exterior of your home? It’s likely time for a fresh, revitalizing new coat of paint to brighten up the exterior, but there’s something else that could be beneficial doing at the same time—replacing your gutters. The gutters on your house are responsible for preventing water damage that could cost countless thousands of dollars to repair. If they aren’t functioning properly, are rusting, or it’s just time to have them replaced, you can paint your home’s exterior and replace the gutters in one convenient project. Read on to learn why this is the most advantageous way to tackle these tasks.

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4 Signs Your Gutters Need to Be Repaired or Replaced

April 15, 2021

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a homeowner inspecting the gutters on their house

Gutters aren’t a feature of a home that many people stop to consider their condition, even though they’re incredibly important. Without the proper protection, your roof, foundation, and walls could be subject to expensive and costly damage, like mold and infrastructure issues. That’s why professionals recommend examining your gutters at least twice a year when you clean them out. Read on to learn about four signs that will let you know that your gutters need to be repaired or replaced during your inspection.

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3 Options for Making Gutter Cleaning Easier

March 19, 2021

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homeowner cleaning out the gutters

As you climb the ladder and put on your gloves, you remember just how much you hate cleaning the gutters. It takes hours out of your weekend, and handling that gunk grosses you out. You know this needs to be done, but there has to be an easier way to approach gutter cleaning than this, right? Read on to learn how you can make this home maintenance chore easier.

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