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Category: Homeowner’s Guide to Gutter Guards

You might be contemplating having someone out to give you an estimate on gutter guards. Do you have any idea of what to expect? What to Expect from a Gutter Guard Estimate After the initial chit-chat, the estimator may take a walk around your home and inspect and measure your existing gutters. They may… Read More
12 Ways to Stay Ahead of the Impending Storm We at MasterShield hope our friends and customers in the Northeast will be spared the double whammy of an earthquake and a hurricane in one week. But as Mean Irene bears down on the eastern US, we found some good tips in our “go bag”… Read More
Hail Damage to Home According to the National Severe Storms Lab (NSSL), Florida may get the most thunderstorms, but Nebraska, Colorado and Wyoming usually have the most hail storms. From a safe vantage point, people find hail storms amazing, but reality quickly sets in with the thought of dealing with hail damage. Costly Damage… Read More
We’ve moved a long way from Alex Higginbotham’s original extruded gutter guard design. Extrusion has certain parameters on the tolerances in what you can do in its design. Frames are thick because you just can’t go very thin in the extrusion process. The thinner you go, the more brittle you make the product. Metal… Read More
Exterior peeling paint is a very common problem and an issue to check for as you do exterior spring cleaning or general fall maintenance. As a new homeowner, you might not recognize exterior peeling paint from other problems you may on the outside of your home. Exterior peeling paint, as opposed to blistering (which… Read More