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Micro Mesh Gutter Guards Need Cleaning

Micro Mesh Gutter Guards Need Cleaning

by Alex O'Hanley August 20, 2021 8 min read

Everything outdoors gets dirty and all drainage requires maintenance, after 25 years working outdoors on roofs in Rhode Island, summer and winter, the author provides a real perspective on the concept of covering the gutter with fine mesh as well as the early stinging disappointments that can follow.
Best Gutter Guards, an Honest Contractors View

Best Gutter Guards, an Honest Contractors View

by Alex O'Hanley August 13, 2021 3 min read

An honest leaf guard installers viewpoint is shared.  His advertisement shares sensible reasons why he feels the fastest gutter guard installation and the easiest gutter guard to maintain, makes the best gutter guard choice.
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Gutter Guard for Metal Building Gutter, Calls Increased 2020-2021

by Alex O'Hanley April 27, 2021 3 min read

Common Gutter clog protection device such as gutter screens wont work on metal building gutters, but this clever device is different, stops metal building clogs and is very easy to install and maintain.
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How To Measure your Gutter for Gutter Leaf Guards

by Alex O'Hanley March 19, 2021 4 min read

Measuring your gutter for some clog protection devices can be tricky requiring multiple measurements at various locations due to gutter slope and gutter height, while measuring for other gutter guards can be very easy.

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Best Flat Rubber Roof Gutter Guard

by Alex O'Hanley March 16, 2021 4 min read

For flat rubber membrane roofs,  choose a gutter leaf guard that is fast and easy to install with no tools or fasteners and does not intersect with the roof.
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Standard Gutter Guards won't fit Super Gutters for Pool Screens

by Alex O'Hanley March 12, 2021 3 min read

Pool Super gutters have a dual purpose, so they are different from common gutters and typical gutter clog protection devices do not fit.  This article explains the evolution of the pool screen cage Super Gutter and the easiest way to keep them from clogging and pouring over into the patio area.
Soldered copper gutter clog protection DIY gutter guard

Gutter Guard for Slate Roof, Copper Gutter; Case Study

by Alex O'Hanley February 04, 2021 2 min read

Ornate Victorian Home w/ slate roof and soldered copper gutters gets high quality maintainable gutter clog protection that doesn't touch the slate roof and requires no fasteners.
Leaf Guards: Customer Questions & Our Replies - Dialog

Leaf Guards: Customer Questions & Our Replies - Dialog

by Alex O'Hanley January 22, 2021 6 min read

GutterBrush customers have intelligent questions about GutterGuards,  which are asked in our Chat feature. Those questions and answers are listed for customer viewing.

buried gutter storm drain pipe damage

Beware of Buried Storm Drain Pipe Clogs

by Alex O'Hanley January 19, 2021 4 min read

Buried and Concealed storm drain pipes are more important to inspect and  maintain than other non-concealed leader pipes, because they are more expensive to repair.  See tips on keeping them clear.
Gutter Guard Market in 2020

Gutter Guard Market in 2020

by Alex O'Hanley November 10, 2020 4 min read

Gutter Guards and gutter protection  devices have evolved over the years.  Features provide some benefits but often are a trade off for some other collateral issue.  Those attempting to eliminate all gutter maintenance and cleaning are most often dissapointed with the results.