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Everything You Need to Know about Texas Weather and Gutters

With our extreme weather here in the Hill Country, you need a sturdy, properly-installed gutter system on your home that can stand up to torrential rains, hail and high winds. If your system is due for replacement, it's wise to make quality a top priority when you're comparing the cost of new gutters, so you're well protected against: (more…) Read more

Why You Need to be Careful When You Clean Your Gutters

Cleaning your gutters may seem like just another mundane household chore that you have to tackle a couple of times a year. The fact is, cleaning clogged gutters poses some serious risks that you won't face with most home maintenance tasks. It's vital to take extra care when you're cleaning out the gutters, and here's why: (more…) Read more

Conquer These 3 Big Causes of Home Deterioration

Protecting your home from deterioration is a non-stop battle against the elements, and the gutter system is an invaluable weapon in your defensive arsenal. Making sure that your home gutters are in good repair and functioning properly can help you conquer these three major causes of deterioration. (more…) Read more

3 Reasons You Need to Replace Gutters BEFORE You Sell Your Home

When you decide to put your home on the market, you want it to sell quickly for the highest price possible, so it's wise to spruce it up inside and out and take care of needed maintenance and repairs. If your home gutters aren't looking their best or functioning well, replacing them before you list your home can help you maximize your ROI, and it's a smart decision for these other reasons too: (more…) Read more

4 Creative Ways to Protect Your Gutters

Your gutters are designed to divert rainwater so it doesn't harm your home's exterior, landscaping and foundation. Without gutter protection, though, gutters can quickly clog up with leaves, seed pods, evergreen needles and other debris. Clogged gutters can overflow, or sag under the weight of wet debris, which can cause costly issues such as: (more…) Read more

3 Times When You Want to Avoid DIY Gutter Installation

  Installing gutters is tricky, time-consuming and downright dangerous work that many homeowners wisely choose to avoid. Here are three specific times when it's worthwhile hiring a reputable, local company instead of attempting a DIY gutter installation: (more…) Read more

Leaves — One Big Threat to Your Home!

Leaves are beautiful, water-soluble little carriers of some very intense chemicals. Chloropyll, xanthophyll and anthocyanin provide the vibrant greens, yellows and reds of autumn leaves. Those same brilliant leaves provide the pigments to stain your concrete walkways, driveway, gutters and house facade. Stains are only one of the many threats to your home that leaves bring. (more…) Read more

Everything You Never Wanted to Know about Gutter Clogs

A twist on the saying, "What you don’t know can’t hurt you,” is that, simply, it can. As Psychology Today points out, we often have blind spots to situations that are staring us in the face. You may ignore a damp odor under the kitchen sink, for example, because you do not know how a leaky shutoff valve can lead to expensive damage. The same is true of clogged gutters: “They are only a problem in heavy rains,” you fool yourself ... Read more

3 Reasons Quality Matters For Your Home

If you need to replace the gutter system on your home, it's better to make quality a priority rather than low cost. Why? Because skimping on gutter quality can have long-term consequences and leave you dealing with the expense of fixing property damage or another gutter replacement in just a few year's time. Here are three of the reasons why choosing quality gutters matters so much. (more…) Read more

What You Need to Know about OGEE Gutters

If you're researching different gutter options for your home, you may have heard of “OGEE gutters” but you're not sure exactly what they are. Often referred to as “K-style,” OGEE gutters are the most popular type of gutter installed on American homes today, largely because they not only look attractive, but they also perform exceptionally well. (more…) Read more
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