The Dangers of Heavy Snow on Your Roof & Gutters

The state of Colorado is known for its snowy and frigid winters. On average, we get between 58-100 inches of snow per year – that’s nearly double, even triple what some other states in the U.S. receive per year. Colorado ranks as the fourth snowiest state just behind New Hampshire, Maine, and Vermont. All of […]

These 5 Things Can Improve Your Home’s Resale Value

Selling your home or thinking about listing it in the future? Moving is never an easy task and the to-do list of things to fix up or replace can be overwhelming depending on the condition of your home. Whether you’re moving houses in a matter of days, months, or sometime soon, assessing your home’s resale […]

K-Guard vs. Other Gutter Systems: How Do They Hold Up in Winter?

Luxurt Family Home During Winter - K-Guard Rocky Mountains

If you’re in the process of selecting a new gutter system for your home, you may feel overwhelmed with your options. From traditional half-round gutters to covers, filters and screens, and a few “complete” gutter systems, there’s a lot to choose from. The decision to install a new gutter system is crucial to your home’s […]

Preventing Ice Dams: K-Guard vs. Other Systems

Ice Dams on Gutters - K-Guard Rocky Mountains

 Nothing beats Colorado winters. With the Rocky Mountains right in our backyards, there are tons of winter activities for everyone to enjoy. From snowshoeing to skiing, there is plenty of fun to keep busy all winter long. Although most locals love all of the things winter can bring, there is the threat of severe winter […]

Do Gutters Need Splash Blocks?

Gutter Downspout Splash Block - K-Guard Rocky Mountains

Gutter systems in Colorado work hard year-round to keep our homes protected from drainage issues. However, they work in overdrive during the winter months which are just around the corner. From freezing rain to heavy snow and warm days sprinkled in between that melt the snow and ice, your gutter system has a lot of […]

What to Ask Before Hiring a Gutter Cleaning Service

Technician Cleaning Gutters - K-Guard Rocky Mountains

 What’s one of the most dreaded outdoor chores for homeowners? Cleaning the gutters. It’s true – there’s a lot to dislike about cleaning gutters. For one, it needs to be done at least twice a year, more if your home is surrounded by trees (odds are it is since we live in Colorado). Next, it’s […]

5 Common Gutter Myths & Facts

Home Façade with Gutter System - K-Guard Rocky Mountain

The average homeowner learns about gutters when they either need to replace them or when they’re purchasing a home and selecting a gutter system. There’s a lot to learn about gutter systems and quite a few things homeowners should be aware of regardless of the condition of your current gutter system. There are many misconceptions […]

5 Signs You Need a New Roof

If you’re unsure whether or not your roof needs to be replaced, continue reading to learn 5 signs you need a new roof so your home can be better protected.

How Freezing Rain Can Damage Your Home

Freezing Rain on Evergreen Branch | K-Guard Rocky Mountains

Colorado often gets the first taste of winter weather sometime in October. We don’t always get snow this early in the season, however, freezing rain is a common occurrence in the fall, signaling Old Man Winter is inching closer. Freezing rain is not an enjoyable winter weather occurrence, especially when compared to snow. It saturates […]

How to Prepare Your Home for Winter

Colorado Home in the Winter | K-Guard Rocky Mountains

Although it’s autumn, Old Man Winter will be making his debut within the next couple of months. Of course, living in Colorado means we get winter weather well before the winter solstice. Whether you’re excited about winter’s arrival or dreading it, it’s happening sooner than later. With Old Man Winter’s arrival comes the potential for […]