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Why Are Your Gutters Leaky?

August 28, 2020

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leaky gutters filled with rain water

Gutters are a crucial part of your home that help protect the foundation and roof from damage caused by rain water. That’s why it’s important to regularly inspect them after storms to make sure that they’re not neglected or damaged. Leaky gutters may not be on the top of your priority list, but when they’re left unchecked and unrepaired, you may be unknowingly racking up a massive construction bill due to all of the harm they can cause your home. Read on to learn why gutters can become leaky and how to repair them.

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4 Questions To Ask Your Gutter Repair Company

July 28, 2020

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contractor inspecting a homeowner's gutters

Gutters have become a necessary feature on practically every modern home due to all of the benefits they have to offer. Many people aren’t sure what to look for in a good gutter company, especially since gutters last for several decades if the job is done right and they’re regularly upkept. With the proper knowledge under your belt and a trained and experienced gutter professional, you can get the most out of your home investment. Read on for four questions you want to ask the gutter specialist when they come out to your home.

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4 Types of Critters That Love Making Homes In Gutters

July 8, 2020

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a bird's nest clogged in gutters

Modern-day gutters have been around for over 100 years, keeping roofs from sustaining water damage and redirecting rain water away from the foundation of the house. When they’re clear of debris and functioning as they should be, they’re great at doing their job. But, did you know that small critters love nesting and creating blockages that could impact the sturdy structure of your house? Read on for four types of critters you should look out for, and how you can keep them from damaging your gutter system.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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. 

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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. 

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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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