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Prevent Moisture Collection Under Your Roof With Gutter Flashing

January 14, 2020

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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. 

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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. 

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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.

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

November 11, 2019

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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.

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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.

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Leaky Gutters? Here Are 5 Potential Causes

August 7, 2019

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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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5 Questions to Ask Companies for Repairing Your Gutters

July 6, 2019

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man repairing gutters

When it comes to repairing your gutters, you want to make sure that you choose the right service company. After all, your gutters play a critical role in protecting your home from water damage, and they need to serve you well for many years. You want to know that the company you pick will get the job done right and that they will give you high-quality work. Before your hire any gutter repair company, be sure to ask them the important questions listed here in this post.

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How to Keep Critters from Living in Your Gutters

June 7, 2019

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squirrel gutters

Imagine that you’re outside your house mowing the lawn. You look up and notice a bird sitting in your gutter on a nest that it has made out of leaves and pine needles. At first glance, you may think that this isn’t a big deal, but the truth is that having a critter live in your gutters prevents them from functioning properly, which can mean trouble for your house in the long run. In this post, you’ll learn about the animals that may try to set up shop in your gutters, the role that gutters play in protecting your home, and ways you can keep animals out of them.

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5 Reasons to Replace Your Gutters and Paint Your House at the Same Time

May 25, 2019

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front exterior house

The outside of your house needs some work. It attracts the wrong kind of attention and you want to make it better. You decide to paint the exterior of your home, and eventually you know you should replace those old or faulty gutters. Well, the truth of the matter is that these two improvements easily go hand-in-hand. Can you do both at the same time? Yes! In fact, keep reading this post to learn five reasons why you should.

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5 Signs That Your Gutters Need to Be Replaced

April 23, 2019

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man installing gutters

During that rainstorm last week, you couldn’t help but notice that your gutters did not seem to effectively usher water away from your house. Could it be time to replace or repair them? Or do they just need to be cleaned out? How can you know when you need to seek help from a gutter professional? Well, whether you hire someone to clean out your gutters or do it yourself, it’s recommended that you clean out and maintain your gutters twice every year. However, you also need to be on the lookout for these five clear signs that your gutters need to be replaced by professionals.

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