Gutter Guards and Gutter Covers – What’s the Difference?
September 15th, 2014
Fall is just around the corner which means winter is close behind that. At this time of the year many people start to think about weatherizing their home. And if you’re not, you should be! One of the most popular areas that people pay attention to during this season is their gutters. It’s a great time to clean them out because it’s still warm enough to be outside in order to get that job done….
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Investing Smart in Gutter Guards
August 21st, 2014
Gutters that aren’t covered are vulnerable to the forces of nature — rain and winds — and they happen throughout the year. For example, when a gutter gets clogged by too much debris it suspends the water above. This becomes a breeding ground for insects and can cause rusting. With moisture always present due to clogging, expect to see molds and mildew to grow. Gutter clogging is one of the hardest issues to deal with for the…
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Hallett Gutter Cover Announces Expansion
July 24th, 2014
Hallett Gutter Cover announced today it is finalizing plans to expand the product lines it will offer. Company president Fritz Reissner stated: “through negotiations with various manufacturers Hallett Gutter Cover will now be able to offer a greatly expanded array of gutter protection and gutter accessory options”. Hallett will continue to feature The Hallett Gutter Cover as its flagship product and they will now provide access to a wide array of gutter products. The new…
How About A Rain Garden?
July 10th, 2014
No matter how good your gutter system and ground drainage may be, there still may come a time when excess water can become an issue. Given the proper maintenance, regulating the extra water flow requires minimal effort. When heavy or sudden rains occur, most of the water goes straight to the neighborhood drain. Some households even have rain harvesting devices such as a rain barrel which is becoming a fast growing trend. There is another…
Precautions to Take When Cleaning Out Your Gutters
July 3rd, 2014
As homeowners we tend to think of our home as a safe haven. However, when performing the tasks needed to maintain your home it can quickly become a danger zone. Maintenance related accidents occur all too often. Some of the more common areas where accidents happen are stairways, bathrooms, kitchens, and any project involving a ladder such as cleaning gutters. There are several things to be aware of when cleaning your gutters. Here are just…