Real World Gutter Guard Test

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Ask The Builder’s Tim Carter Chooses MasterShield® Gutter Protection After Real World Gutter Guard Test Read the Column and Watch the Video. RIDGEWOOD, N.J. — Nationally syndicated newspaper columnist and writer of the top home improvement Web site,, Tim Carter is pleased to announce his results after taking The Clean Gutter Challenge. With more than a decade’s […]

GAF Report: The Truth About Gutter Covers and Shingles

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In GAF’s May 2011 Steep Slope Technical Report, Gutter Covers and Shingles, the largest roof shingle manufacturer in North America (they make both GAF and Elk shingles) addressed the issue of roofing and installing gutter guards.

Plastic-Bodied Gutter Filters Can Be Damaged by Asphalt: GAF Report


A recent GAF report, “Asphaltic Roofing in Contact with non-Compatible Building Components and Roofing Accessory Products,” should be read by any homeowner with an asphalt shingle roof – and that’s most of us. The report addressed the issue of oils present in asphaltic roofing materials and the fact that they may not be compatible with […]

Gutters and Downspouts Can Cause Shingle Damage: GAF Report

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In their April 2011 Steep Slope Technical Point Newsletter, GAF addressed damage to shingles from gutters and downspouts when runoff is left unchecked. When gutters and downspouts from an upper roof spill out onto a lower roof, damage can occur to fiberglass-asphalt shingles. They note:

Gutter Installation: 5 Steps to Replacing Your Gutters

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How to Install Gutters At MasterShield, we’re in the business of keeping homes safe and beautiful by creating the highest quality gutter guards possible. But first, you need to have well-working gutters. We know that gutters function best when they are installed correctly with all the necessary customizations and specifications for your home. So we […]