Different Gutter Cover Materials Explained

The material of the gutter covers you choose to have installed is just as important as the style of gutter guard you choose. Because your gutter guards will be exposed to the elements for the entirety of their lifespan, they should be able to hold up through varying weather conditions. There are several different styles […]

The Importance of Gutter Capacity

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Gutter systems are like roofing materials – they’re all made differently from a variety of materials offering varying levels of protection for homeowners. Some gutter systems are available in vinyl, aluminum, copper, and so on. Along with the material they’re constructed of, gutter systems also differ in their design and capacity. There are many gutter […]

The Anatomy of a Roof

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Have you ever seen a home without a roof? The only exception may be a newer build during the building process or a home with a tarp over the roof following severe weather. Every home needs a roof as it’s one of the most important parts of a home’s construction; they keep us dry and […]

The Dangers of an Incorrect Gutter Installation

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Whether we hire professionals or take on a DIY project, installing something in our homes takes planning, care, and precise installation to ensure it’s installed correctly. While we all make mistakes, incorrectly installing some things in our homes can be disastrous, especially if it’s a preventative component to a home like the gutter system. A […]

How to Refresh Your Patio Space

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We’re entering the season of backyard parties and hosting family and friends for a cookout or other summer-themed festivity. Whatever the reason for your celebration, your patio space is the part of the home where outdoor parties are held so it should be in the best possible shape. A patio space can have so much […]

Basement Leaking? Here Are Some Likely Causes

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Whether your basement is finished or unfinished, it’s a great place to store belongings and even shelter us from severe weather. If your home has a basement then you’re aware of some of the things that come with having a basement like cooler temperatures and elevated moisture levels. Hopefully, you’ve never had a basement leak, […]

Is Professional Gutter Cleaning Worth It?

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Living in Colorado means harsh winters with winter precipitation averaging upwards of 55 inches of snow per year. Along with winter precipitation, we also get our fair share of thunderstorms, bouts of heavy rainfall, and strong wind gusts. In addition to the elements, debris like leaves, pine needles, and critters find their way into your […]

What to Ask Before You Hire a Gutter Company

Most homeowners have hired a professional to install or repair something on or within their home. While it’s more expensive to hire a professional compared to doing it yourself, hiring the right company for the job can save you from a DIY disaster.  Unfortunately, and very rarely, the help you hire can also result in […]

4 Signs it’s Time to Replace Your Gutters

A gutter system functions to collect water from a roof and drain it away from a home’s foundation. Rainwater and meltwater drain from a roof into gutters, down a downspout, and ultimately away from the home if the gutter system is functioning properly. Unfortunately, gutters that aren’t operating at peak performance can wreak havoc on […]

Does Gutter & Downspout Size Matter?

Look at any house and it most likely has a gutter system installed. Like houses, gutters and downspouts also come in many different styles, colors, and sizes. While the color of a gutter system doesn’t affect how the system functions, style, and size play an important role in the effectiveness of the gutter system. Gutter systems […]