Block Out Debris, Use Gutter Guards!

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If you are not a fan of gutter cleaning, then you will be surprised to know that there are ways to protect the gutter of your house. You could install a gutter guard in order to prevent leaves and other debris from entering the gutter and disrupting the flow of water.

Here are the two types of gutter guard:

1. Screen – The screen has holes small enough to prevent rubbles from entering the system, but big enough for the water to flow through. The size of the holes is dependent on the size of the fragments that are common in your house. This type of gutter guard is not capable of filtering all the debris found in your area, therefore, it is still important to clean the gutter once in a while. So, it is important that the installed screen can easily be detached.

2. Water Adhesion – This system works by putting a solid cover on most parts of the gutter, leaving a small opening at the front. When the water and rubbles run down the roof, the rubbles will go over the edge of the roof and fall to the ground, while the water will flow through the small opening. This type of gutter guards filters almost all of the debris and gutter cleaning can be done rarely.

These two types of gutter guards will help you reduce the task of cleaning your gutters. Choose which of these two will work best for your home. By installing the guards properly, you will definitely need not to worry on dirty or blocked gutters.

 

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  1. heather

    January 24, 2014 9:28 am

    we installed gutter guards and it was THE BEST decision we ever made…no more cleaning out maple trees from the spinners in the spring!