Month: August 2023

Do gutter guards really work?

plants growing out of gutters

Yes, gutter guards really do work and perform the job that they are designed for. That being said, they are not 100% maintenance-free. While the micro mesh gutter guards will reduce the amount of debris and leaves that enter the gutters and help the flow of water to the downspouts, there are a few downsides… Read more »

Are micro mesh gutter guards worth it?

Yellow leaves clogging gutters

There are always differing opinions if an upgrade to your home is actually worth it. There are several factors to consider when deciding if a micro mesh gutter guard is worth the cost and maintenance involved. First, consider the price for the installation of a gutter guard system. Next, is the type of gutter guard… Read more »

Can gutter guards handle heavy rain?

Heavy rain fall flowing out of gutter spout

If a homeowner is installing a micro mesh gutter guard onto a home, their main goal is to improve the flow of water away from the structure. By directing water away from the home, it will help to prevent soil erosion near the foundation and the overflow of gutters. Many homeowners have questions surrounding the… Read more »

What are the best gutter guards according to consumer reports?

Orange gutters in front of blue sky

When looking for the best gutter guard on the market today, Consumer Reports rates LeafFilter and GutterGlove as their top picks. There are many factors that makes a brand stand-out, such as cost, effectiveness, ease of installation and removal and warranty from the company itself.   What is the average cost of LeafGuard per foot? When… Read more »