LeafGuard’s Winter Gutter Maintenance Checklist

It’s that time of year again when the leaves fall and fill up the gutter systems throughout Washington D.C. You don’t want to skip your gutter-cleaning chore as it could spell disaster for your home. Leaf buildup causes clogs in the gutters and prevents the water from flowing easily to the downspouts. These clogs put […]

Overgrown Gutters: How Growths in Your Gutters Can Cause Major Problems

Afternoons up on the ladder cleaning gutters and downspouts are part of a homeowner’s life here in Akron, Ohio. It’s easy to keep putting the work off for another day, but that will only make the job harder in the long run. If you let it go too long, your roof’s drainage system turns into […]

Easy DIY Shelving with Gutters

You love the way the house looks with its new custom gutters, and you’re a Thorton, Colorado, homeowner committed to responsible recycling. Put those two facts together, and they add up to a DIY project that repurposes the old gutters into smart shelving ready to work inside and out. Your crafty, homemade mantles might even […]

Gutter Cleaning 101

It’s not your favorite chore, but fall weather means the time has come to clean out those gutters. Homes here in Portland, Oregon, deal with an average rainfall of 40 inches every year, so it’s important to make sure that your roof’s drainage system flows free and clear. Stay safe while you work, keep the […]

Size Matters: Why Oversized Downspouts Make a Difference

Downspouts don’t get much attention unless a storm knocks them off the house. If you’re like most homeowners here in Newton, Georgia, you take them for granted until a heavy rain makes it sound like the Flint River is flooding through your gutter downspouts. Size actually matters with these exterior fixtures because oversized downspouts save […]