Archive for the ‘Gutter Guard Problems’ Category

The Top 3 Consumer Complaints About Leaf Guards

January 9th, 2015

This may be a relatively controversial post. Why? Because no one in the leaf guard industry would actually think of listing out the common complaints they hear from people that purchase their products.
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Gutter Heaters: The 4 Major Benefits of Adding Heat to Your Gutters

January 5th, 2015

Gutter heaters are worth considering if you live where snow and ice can clog your gutters. Sadly, few people think they’ll ever need gutter heaters until it’s too late – then they have to deal with monster problems.

Gutter Heaters

Gutter heaters could have stopped the icicles from forming as well as all of the ice that has managed to drip down by the windows.

Some neighbors of ours had turned their home into something out of a decorating magazine. Their living room had a baby grand piano. They had silk curtains draped with fringe on all of their windows. Their walls had a stunning faux finish on the paint, hand-done by a local artist. There was a plush oriental rug, antique furniture and an oil painting purchased during a favorite vacation. They were very house-proud, and they believed that they had stayed on top of home maintenance.
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What Are the Biggest Problems with Reverse Curve Gutter Guards?

May 21st, 2013

Despite having some of the most promising marketing messages you can imagine, reverse curve gutter guards have some serious problems.  Although they sell on the fact that you can forget your gutters or you’ll never clean your gutters, people that buy these systems often wind up with added problems, not the solution to the problem they hoped for.
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The Top 5 Gutter Guard Complaints

May 13th, 2013

Before you buy a gutter guard, you should be aware of common gutter guard complaints people that own them have.  We often hear from people who come to us to buy their second gutter guard because the first one they chose didn’t work.  We completely understand their level of frustration, this is not a purchase to be made twice!  Your choice can be an informed one if you’re aware of common gutter guard complaints and you’ll save yourself the hassle of buying a second system.
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5 Gutter Mesh Problems and How to Avoid Them

April 15th, 2013

Hard to believe, but gutter mesh has been around since 1891. That year, Charles Smith and Samuel Slaymaker received a patent for the first gutter mesh, describing it as a wire gauze that would keep debris out of a gutter and allow rain water to be collected into a cistern.

Interestingly, gutter mesh has not become a gutter staple, although Consumer Reports named a version of it as one of their best buys. We’ve listed five problems gutter mesh has, because in many cases, you won’t be aware of any issues until you wind up frustrated and annoyed.
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Why Rain Gutter Covers Shouldn’t Be Made From Plastic

April 3rd, 2013

Ever notice everything associated with your roof is made from metal?  That the only thing that you’ll find near your roof made from plastic are some brands of rain gutter covers?  Most brands of gutter covers are made from metal, similar to the metal used in gutter coil or flashing.  There are several reasons rain gutter covers should be made from metal and not plastic.

Plastic rain gutter covers can be in the form of curves, sponges, louvers — even micro filtration, like MasterShield.  The product design is critical to the rain gutter covers’ performance, but the material the covers are made from are just as pivotal in long term quality and effectiveness.
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MasterShield manufactures gutter guards and gutter heaters for your exterior home improvement needs.
Our innovative microfiltration technology saves homeowners time, effort and money from cleaning out, repairing and replacing unprotected gutters.
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Paterson, NJ 07514