Everything You Probably Never Wanted To Know About Gutter Guards... Our mind is always in the gutter!

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Ice Dams; Metal Gutter Guards Cause First-To-Freeze Problems in Colder Climates

by Alex O'Hanley August 11, 2020 3 min read

Metal items and metal gutter guards are conductive of thermal energy and therefore they are the first to freeze and they actually cause gutter ice problems.
GutterBrush Leaf guard Featured In Sweepstakes

GutterBrush Leaf guard Featured In Sweepstakes

by Randy Schreiber July 23, 2020 1 min read

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What Gutter Guard Manufacturers Don't Want You To Know

by Alex O'Hanley July 22, 2020 4 min read

All gutter guards have collateral issues; they get dirty and actually cause the water to miss the gutter and overflow.  25 year contractor shares the secrets.
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Pine Needles and Gutter Guards, Conversations

by Alex O'Hanley July 21, 2020 7 min read

Explains how simple GutterBrush system is easy to install and works to keep gutters from clogging with Pine Needles

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Decrease Gutter Guard Ice Problems with GutterBrush

by Alex O'Hanley July 20, 2020 4 min read

The presence of GutterBrush decreases winter gutter icing. The GutterBrush flow channel improves winter drainage and decreases ice issues that originate from snow packed gutters. By improving drainage in snow packed gutters, the ice growth cycle doesn't even begin in most conditions. Without the presence of GutterBrush, snow packed gutters overflow during melting or rain,  and freeze that night beginning the ice growth cycle problem.
What Types of Gutters Can Use GutterBrush Simple Leaf Guard ?

What Types of Gutters Can Use GutterBrush Simple Leaf Guard ?

by Alex O'Hanley July 14, 2020 2 min read

A simple product with easy installation to keep all gutters from clogging and overflowing.  Its different!
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Gutter Leaf Filters, Gutter Screens, Micro-Mesh, Covers and Problems

by Alex O'Hanley June 15, 2020 8 min read

Common gutter clog protection devices all have collateral issues that can cause gutter clog  problems and rain water to pour over the side of the gutter or miss the gutter entirely.
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Best Gutter Guard for Metal Buildings

by Alex O'Hanley January 15, 2020 3 min read

Metal building gutters are different!  The high front edge and the roof straps make them impossible to fit with a gutter guard, however this simple system stops metal building gutter clogs and it is fast and easy to install!

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by Alex O'Hanley November 20, 2019 6 min read

Experienced contractor explains some unexpected reasons why gutters and downspouts clog.
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Shingle Lay-Out and Nailing Patterns; Quality Matters

by Alex O'Hanley October 16, 2019 11 min read

Expert roofer explains some important aspects of the way common roof shingles are fastened and leak or wind problems associated with roof nailing pattern mistakes