February 28, 2015

New Dealers to Distribute Premium Grade Gutter Protection Systems

Trusted developer and manufacturer of rain gutter protection systems, GutterDome, has proudly announced the addition of four new dealers to their network that will be distributing their products. With this development, clients from or nearby Anchorage, Alaska; Toledo, Ohio; Baltimore, Maryland; and Akron, Ohio can now rest easy having easier access to the brand. With gutter problems affecting houses no matter what the season is, clogging due to the accumulation of debris and dead vegetation becomes a real concern for homeowners. Gutter obstructions—such as leaves, twigs, insects, leaves, seed pods, fine needles and other sort of debris—can result to wayward water flow and weight that weakens the gutter’s anchor. These also make homes prone to fires in areas with arid temperatures. As such, it is ideal that homeowners put in different gutter protection types to avoid these problems.

February 27, 2015

Tips on Proper Gutter Guard Installation

The efficiency of a gutter guard system hinges on its installation. Comparable to other home equipment and other components, installation of gutter guards must adhere to specific steps for the system to achieve its maximum performance level. The installation process begins with getting rid of unnecessary materials or debris in the gutters.

Upon removal of such, it is important to examine the gutters’ function by testing them with a hose such that water is able to easily pass through them. Observe the water’s flow as well by looking for leaks, which may bring about damages to the home (e.g. flooding). After these inspections, measure the gutters’ length prior to making an order. Make sure that you measure them accurately to avoid adjustments, as these may add up to the expenses and with the labor as well.

February 26, 2015

Trusted Home Improvement Site Recommends GutterDome Gutter Covers

Trusted go-to website for home improvement tips and guides, HomeAdditionPlus.com, recommends using reliable leaf gutter guards such as those from GutterDome. With the very important role that gutters serve in protecting homes from water damage by channeling water on the roof to its proper drainage route, it is only right that homeowners pay attention to their home’s gutters. Accumulated leaves and twigs may end up clogging gutter systems, not only blocking the water from flowing smoothly, but also risking detaching the gutter from the roof. Further problems also tend to develop from this, including basement flooding and mold damage. With water not being properly drained to where it should, the house’s foundation is weakened, paint is damaged, as well as windows, doors, and sidings.

February 20, 2015

Choosing the Best Gutter Guard for Your Home

Having gutter guards on your roof is beneficial as these aid in preventing leaves and other debris from clogging the roof’s drainage, thereby allowing rainwater to easily pass through. Clogged gutters are a nuisance and may result in damages to the house’s windows, doors, and other related components.

Prior to installing a gutter guard system, it is essential to be familiar with its different types so you can choose the most suitable one for your needs. Gutter guard systems differ according to their screens, covers, and inserts. In relation to their screens, there are fine-mesh gutter guards, also called the micro-mesh gutter guards, which are very efficient in keeping out debris and at the same time allows water to pass through because of its fine filter at 50 microns.

February 4, 2015

Covering up the Old House’s Gutters

Many houses in the country are throwbacks to an older era. You may even know some friends whose homes date back decades but have been well-maintained the whole time. In some parts of the country, there are some houses that were actually built before the United States came into existence! While these homes may have period charm, a perennial problem of dated houses is during inclement weather is manifested on its roof. The surrounding yard may even exacerbate it, especially if there are trees. That’s when you need rain guard gutters to protect the value of the home.