Clogged Gutters

Do your gutters overflow no matter how often you clean them? Do you feel like little water makes it from your roof to the bottom of your gutters? These may be indicators of clogged downspouts. This guide explains what causes gutter downspout clogs and how to fix/prevent these clogs in the future. What Are Gutter … Read more

Nice Home with Blue Sky and Green Grass

Routine home maintenance can extend the life of your home’s materials and save you money on repair costs. Whether you’re a new homeowner or a seasoned pro, you may struggle to juggle all of the tasks you need to do around the property. This exterior home maintenance checklist can keep you on track throughout the … Read more

Closeup of Icicles on Gutters

Icicles are pretty from afar, but they can be dangerous up close. All it takes is one smacking down at the right angle to severely injure an innocent passerby. This guide explains how to get icicles off gutters so that you can protect your loved ones this winter. Prevent Icicles by Cleaning Your Gutters Prevention … Read more

Closeup of Gloved Hands Hanging Lights on Gutters

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 lights! Whether you plan to wait until Thanksgiving or already have your extension cords on standby, these holiday light-hanging tips will help you. Learn how to hang lights on gutters, … Read more

Iced 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 gutters clear of ice. Check out these tips to prevent ice in your gutters, courtesy of Sargent Gutters & Siding. Clean Your Gutters at the End of Fall Clogs are … Read more

Home Inspector Looking At Gutters

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 your area. Here we will discuss common rules regarding gutter installation, but feel free to do additional research for your state, city, and county. Gutters Are Not a Code Requirement … Read more

Frech Drain vs Gutters

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 roof; French drains work on the ground level. What’s the best way to manage water on your property? What’s the difference between French drains vs. gutters? Read on to understand … Read more

Black Gutters Pros and Cons

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 newly painted white houses, but it looks beautiful against a range of siding colors. If you’re debating whether or not to get black gutters, this guide will help you make … Read more

Man Clearing Leaves From Guttering Of House

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 on a ladder and go to town on your guttering, there are some techniques you need to practice. Check out these safety tips for gutter cleaning, courtesy of Sargent Gutters … Read more

Clogged Gutters

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 away from your property in the summer as well. It’s important to monitor your gutters throughout the year, ensuring that they’re working smoothly and efficiently. Check out these common summer … Read more