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What Are Gutter Guards?

Published on August 1st, 2014

They’re mesh, laminate, vinyl or aluminum guards installed over your gutters that are designed to keep leafs and other debris from clogging your gutters and lets water go through your gutters. More home owners are starting to invest and install gutter guards for their homes because it eliminates a lot of the menial work that comes along with the typical gutter installation.

A gutter guard installation can be costly but there are many benefits that make the initial investment worth it.

Voila! No More Clogged Gutters

Gutters guards will prevent most leafs and other debris from falling into and clogging your gutters. Clogged gutters can cause rotting, mold, water, roof damage, foundation damage and can even be a breeding ground for mosquitoes or other pesky insects. Gutter guards will also help prevent the risk of fires. No leafs or other debris in the gutters means that there is a less likely chance of a spark or ember starting a fire.

Less Gutter Maintenance

Gutter Maintenance

Gutters require cleanings a few times over the course of a year. Having gutter guards lessens the frequency of cleanings and makes cleaning your gutters easier. With less cleaning comes less risk of injury from falling off a ladder. They can also prevent rusting from occurring, since there will be little or no debris build up that can cause rusting. Here’s a handy list to help you maintain your gutters.

Nashville Gutter & Guard Repair/Replacement

One of the reasons we know so much about gutter problems is because we see them so often during our roof repairs around town here in Nashville. If you know your gutters are in trouble & would like a free estimate to replace your gutters, we’re happy to help!

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