Archive for the ‘Installation’ Category

Gutter Repairs – Do I Need Them & How Can I Do Them for Cheap?

April 22nd, 2016

Gutter repairs, when done right, will prolong the life of your gutters. A well-maintained gutter can last decades, happily carrying water away from your home and foundation with little fuss.

But what about the opposite scenario? What about when gutters fail? When gutters fail to keep water away from your home, expensive foundation damage results. Water rots fascia, cracks foundation, warps siding, and heaves driveways. Water damage can also encourage mold growth, as well as provide an access point from termites and other pests. Terrible stuff, right?

So what better way to show your home your love than by repairing your rain gutters and downspouts? Below we offer our best (and simplest!) solutions to all the types of damage your gutters will sustain.
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Angie’s List Gutter Guards

January 7th, 2014

Angie’s List gives out awards at the end of every calendar year for superior service.  They call them their Super Service Awards® and only the top 5% of all the companies that compete for business from Angie’s List subscribers earn this high praise.  This year, five independently owned MasterShield dealers earned this top honor from Angie’s List in their local markets. Angie’s List Gutter Guards awards don’t come easily and it’s a testament to selling and installing at the highest levels.  If you start with a product that performs more efficiently and effectively than its peers like MasterShield, then you’ve got a head start.  After that, then the hard work is up to the dealer to ensure you, as their customer, receives the best experience and installation in the industry. Read the rest of this entry »

New Roof and Gutters – 4 Things Everyone Always Gets Wrong

April 22nd, 2013

Planning on a new roof and gutters this season? Too often, your roofer or gutter installer will take short cuts that wind up leaving you with problems afterwards. Want to be savvy about gutter guards and gutter heaters to make sure you’ll get the job done right? Read on.
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Gutter Guards Installation – It’s Critical to Match Roof Angle

January 9th, 2013
Gutter Guard Pitched With Roof

By continuing MasterShield at the same angle as the roof, debris is more likely to roll off. Water hits the side of debris, allowing it to more easily flow through our filter.

This post is part of our MasterShield Features series, in which we’ll address key elements of our technology and design. Today’s feature: matching roof pitch as part of the gutter guards installation.

One of the critical elements of MasterShield Gutter Protection’s design is the gutter guards installation by closely matching the roof pitch. Although this may seem perfectly obvious when you look at a picture of it, when you look at most gutter guards installation, you’ll see that they install virtually flat in comparison. With our knowledge of how water, wind and debris interact, we avoid several pitfalls that plague most other gutter guards.
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Do I Need New Gutter Guards if I Get a New Roof?

July 26th, 2012

New gutter guards – do you need to be thinking about them, too, if you need a new roof?

Gutter guards can normally be salvaged and replaced and you won’t need new gutter guards, so long as you let the roofer know in advance this is what you want to do.  The most critical step is having the gutter guards removed from your home before the roofer begins so they can’t be dented, dinged or damaged.
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Top Gutter Guard Cost Factors: Dealer Installed Gutter Guard

July 2nd, 2012

When you call a company to give you an estimate there are many gutter guard cost factors that go into the price of their estimate. We’ve already discussed gutter guard costs related to the product itself. Here’s a rundown of the critical costs:
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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