Tips To Easily Understand Gutters and Siding from A – Z

Closeup of Gloved Hands Hanging Lights on Gutters

Can You Hang Christmas Lights with Gutter Guards?

Can You Hang Christmas Lights with Gutter Guards? We made it through Halloween, and you know what that means… It’s time to hang the Christmas … Read more
Iced Gutters

How to Prevent Ice in Your Gutters

How to Prevent Ice in Your Gutters Iced gutters are heavy, dangerous, and completely preventable. Even in Michigan’s rough winter weather, you can keep your … Read more
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Are Gutters Required by Code?

Are Gutters Required by Code? Building codes outline minimum standards for home construction. These codes vary by location, so it’s important to research protocol in … Read more
Frech Drain vs Gutters

French Drains vs. Gutters – What’s Better for Water Management?

French Drains vs. Gutters – What’s Better for Water Management? French drains and gutters are great options for residential water management. Gutters work near the … Read more
Black Gutters Pros and Cons

Pros and Cons of Black Gutters

Pros and Cons of Black Gutters Black gutters have increased in popularity with the modern farmhouse design trend. This is a common gutter color for … Read more
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Safety Tips for Gutter Cleaning

Safety Tips for Gutter Cleaning Gutter cleaning is a necessary part of home maintenance, but it can be dangerous if done incorrectly. Before you hop … Read more
Clogged Gutters

Be Prepared for These Summer Gutter Problems

Be Prepared for These Summer Gutter Problems Your gutters do the bulk of their work in the spring months, but they continue to direct water … Read more
New House with Seamless Gutters

Seamless Gutters vs. Regular Gutters: Are Seamless Gutters Worth It? 

Seamless Gutters vs. Regular Gutters: Are Seamless Gutters Worth It?  Seamless gutters have been around for a while, but many homeowners are still unaware of … Read more
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Budgeting Tips for Gutter Replacement

Budgeting Tips for Gutter Replacement If your gutters are old, worn or just not the right fit for your home, it’s time for an upgrade. … Read more
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Where Do Gutters Go on a House?

Where Do Gutters Go on a House? Just because you have gutters doesn’t mean you have the right gutter layout. It’s important to know where … Read more
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Why Do My Gutters Keep Clogging?

Why Do My Gutters Keep Clogging? Do your gutters clog every few weeks? Do you feel like you’re constantly cleaning your gutters to get them … Read more
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What Do Gutter Guards Do?

What Do Gutter Guards Do? Now that you know how gutters work, it’s time to take your knowledge up a notch. Gutter guards shield gutters … Read more
Repairman, building inspector, exterminator, engineer, insurance adjuster, or other blue collar worker has just begun his examination of a building/home's exterior walls, roof, and foundation. He wears a red hard hat and clear safety glasses and holds a his clipboard.

What’s the Best Time of Year to Replace Gutters?

What’s the Best Time of Year to Replace Gutters? If you need new gutters, the best time to get them is right now! But if … Read more
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Should I Get New Gutters before Selling My Home?

Should I Get New Gutters before Selling My Home? Repairs and renovations are common before listing a home for sale. You want the house to … Read more
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How to Design an Effective Gutter Layout 

How to Design an Effective Gutter Layout  The layout of your gutters impact how well they work. If the gutters are hung in the wrong … Read more
View of 6 Inch Gutters on House in Macomb County MI

6 Inch Gutters vs. 5 Inch Gutters – Why It’s Worth the Upgrade

6 Inch Gutters vs. 5 Inch Gutters – Why It’s Worth the Upgrade When it comes to guttering, size matters. Upgrading from 5 inch gutters … Read more
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Gutter Cleaning for Mosquito Control

Gutter Cleaning for Mosquito Control Mosquitos are rampant in the summer, and they’re much more than a nuisance. Mosquitos carry deadly diseases that could put … Read more
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Where Do Gutters Drain to?

Where Do Gutters Drain to? Gutters are noticeable. They run right along the roofline and impact a home’s overall curb appeal. You can see water … Read more
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Can Gutters and Downspouts Be Different Colors?

Can Gutters And Downspouts Be Different Colors? While most homes have matching gutters and downspouts, that is not the only option. You could choose different … Read more
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Is it OK to Not Have Gutters?

Is it OK to Not Have Gutters? Drive through almost any neighborhood, and you’ll likely see a mixture of houses with gutters and houses without … Read more
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How Gutters Work 

How Gutters Work  Gutters are one of those home features that most of us take for granted. They go up and magically collect water from … Read more
Gutters Overflowing on House

Overflowing Gutters – Causes, Treatment and Prevention Steps

Overflowing Gutters – Causes, Treatment and Prevention Steps Do your gutters constantly overflow? Do you feel like you have to clean your gutters every month … Read more
What Happens If You Don't Clean out Your Gutters?

What Happens If You Don’t Clean out Your Gutters?

What Happens If You Don’t Clean out Your Gutters? Gutter cleaning is one of those household chores that no one wants to do but everyone … Read more
How Often Should Gutters Be Cleaned?

How Often Should Gutters Be Cleaned?

How Often Should Gutters Be Cleaned? To extend the life of your gutters and ensure their efficiency, you need to clean them a few times … Read more