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Gutter Guards

Gutter guards like this prevent debris from entering the gutters and interrupting the flow of water.

Gutter guards, a form of leaf protection, allow water to flow freely through the gutter bottom, while preventing debris from falling into the gutter and interrupting the flow.

This interest in maintenance reduction through debris filtering has grown more popular in recent years, along with an aging population of homeowners. Though it adds cost to the initial installation, these costs can be mitigated over the years by the safety benefits and /or eliminating costs associated with gutter cleaning which can range from $50 to $250 depending on the size of the house and number of gutters.

There are now many gutter guards or leaf protection products available to the homeowner. They have evolved into several configurations and come in a broad spectrum of materials and prices, and with varying degrees of effectiveness. Many good gutter installers carry all types. Some are add-on devices that fit over existing gutters. Others are complete systems that require replacing existing gutters.

 

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Facts

An ice dam is a ridge of ice that forms...

An ice dam is a ridge of ice that forms at the edge of a roof and prevents melting snow (water) from draining off the roof. Contrary to popular opinion, gutters do not cause ice dams.

FAQ's

Q. Can I paint my gutters?

A. Yes, but it is not recommended, for it will void any paint finish warrantees, and will shorten the life of the gutters as paint will more easily peel and chip away from the aluminum.

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