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Within the pages of our gutter and downspouts blog you’ll find helpful articles and interesting insights about everything that’s related to gutters and downspouts.

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Gutter repair vs. gutter replacement

Damaged gutters can cause structural damage to your home, and if left unrepaired, moisture can seep in and ultimately ruin your foundation. However, many homeowners don’t know when to replace or repair their gutters. For example, repairing significant damage will only result in other costly repairs over a period that could be avoided by a…
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Adhering to commercial property guttering laws

Commercial property code-breaking isn’t some exciting espionage role that you might be asked to fill; it’s much more down to earth than that. In fact, part of it covers how you get rainwater or snow to melt down to earth! Commercial property guttering is subject to a completely different series of codes and laws than…
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Common gutter maintenance mistakes you should avoid

Maintaining your gutter guards and downspouts is vital since it ensures they function properly by directing water away from your home. However, many homeowners tend to make a lot of mistakes during gutter maintenance that results in issues that are costly to repair. Here are some mistakes you should avoid during gutter maintenance. Forgetting to…
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What might be clogging up your gutters?

This is like one of those TV quiz show questions where you might be given multiple choice answers to select from. Except, with gutters, all of the answers could be correct! The possible ‘cloggers’ could include leaf accumulation from trees shedding in the late autumn and early winter. Equally, there might be an accumulation of…
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How to prevent ice buildup in your gutters

Gutters can quickly freeze in winter and create a foundation for roof ice dams and dangerous long icicles. The heavy ice often causes severe gutter and roof damage as well. To prevent ice buildup, we recommend the following: Invest in gutter cleaning by professionals prior to the season. Ice forms faster when leaves, twigs, mold…
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How often should you clean your gutters?

Cleaning your gutters is vital in preventing clogged gutters and protecting your home from moisture damage. However, how often you clean your gutters depends on how many trees there are in the vicinity of your house and the climate in your area. For example, if you live in a storm-prone area, the likelihood of your…
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Are your gutters bird-proof?

Most savvy homeowners understand the importance of keeping gutters clean of debris and leaves. Backed up gutters can damage both the roof and foundation over time. But did you know that birds can also cause a problem? Open gutters make great nesting spots for many residential species. A bird’s nest not only will cause a…
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Why you should choose seamless gutters for your home

Your choice of gutters has a significant impact on how much you’ll need to worry about them. This is because your gutters protect your house from water damage. Thus, they need to be highly functional and durable to prevent water leaks. Seamless gutters are a wise option for your home as the entire stretch of…
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Here’s a simple and important New Year’s resolution…

..and it’s to make sure your gutter system is kept clean and running free throughout the year ahead. New Year resolutions are always made with good intentions, but then too often neglected as the year progresses. If this were the case with your gutters, then bad news (and extra cost) might well follow. Clogged gutters…
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Signs you need to replace your gutters

Gutters play an essential role in protecting your home against weather elements since they prevent any moisture-related problems from affecting your house, e.g., mold and leakages. It is, thus, necessary to ensure your gutters are functioning correctly by carrying out regular check-ups. Here are some signs that you need gutter repair. Paint peel-offs Rust formation…
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How bad gutters can affect your roof

Gutters and downspouts are one of the most important components of your roofing system. They funnel not only rain but also snow runoff away from your home. Therefore, they protect the exterior of your home, including the basement and house foundation. However, when there is any deficiency, they can cause major damages to your roof.…
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Are your gutters under a leaf attack?

This is the time of year when your gutters really need to be kept clear from the detritus that attacks them. It’s very easy for gutters to become clogged up with a mixture of leaves, twigs, needles from pine trees, and the like. Add our freezing cold winter days and you can quickly see what…
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