|GUTTERBRUSH LEAF GUARD
||Flat Screen / Micromesh
||Sloped Screen / Micromesh
||Hood / Cover / Helmet
|Debris can sit atop the gutter protection, dry or wet and sticky||✔||✔||✔||✔||✔|
|Device protects above gutter edge for easier wind purge||✔||✔||✔||✔||✖|
|Durable UV protected material that will not shrink, crack or deteriorate in sunlight||✔||SOME||SOME||SOME||✖|
|Doesn't have tight uncleanable tiny pores that clog quickly||✔||✖||✖||✔||✖|
|Available in 5 sizes to protect any size gutter 4", 5", 6", 7", 8"||✔||✖||✖||✖||✖|
|EASY DIY, anyone can install themselves, fast, no tools, no fasterners, no glue required||✔||✖||✖||✖||✔|
|Simple to remove and reinstall for maintenance or cleaning; simple to shake debris from the device||✔||✖||✖||✖||✖|
|Bristle pattern draws water inward, top of gutter remains wide open for maximum roof water volume||✔||✖||✖||✖||✖|
|No fasteners or holes through roofing, gutters or fascia||✔||✖||✖||✖||✔|
|Avoids water bypass due to debris resting on top, tiny screen holes, dirty gutter cover, etc.||✔||✖||✖||✖||✖|
|Does not create a solid dry shelter that wasps, insects, animals, birds enjoy & infest||✔||✖||✖||✖||✔|
|Has raised, rounded profile for creating more surface area for maximum water intake||✔||✖||✖||✖||✖|
|Avoids the need for trimming / cutting if drip edge or flashing is in the way||✔||✖||✖||✖||✖|
|Avoids touching / interfering with roof||✔||✔||✖||✖||✔|
|Doesn't cause low sloped "shelf" at gutter top that creates first to freeze points and ice backups||✔||✔||✖||✖||✔|
|Allows easy access to gutters for Christmas lights attachment to front gutter||✔||✖||✖||✖||✔|
|Flexible design ensures consistent performance despite dents or damaged gutters from ladders, limbs||✔||✖||✖||✖||✔|
|Installs faster, safer from the ground in new gutters during fabrication, hang the gutter with gutter protection||✔||✖||✖||✖||✔|
|Can be used if gutter is "hung" by rod-n-nut or vampire hangers due to crown molding||✔||✖||✖||✖||✔|
|Storm drain protection, avoids expensive storm drain repairs, keeps debris from in ground drainage systems||✔||✔||✔||✖||✔|
|Never maintain, never clean again(there are many false claims by others)||✖||✖||✖||✖||✖|
Compare Gutter Guards - Gutter Screens and Covers
Common Gutter Protection Failures
Those who work outside, know everything gets dirty and everything outdoors requires maintenance and cleaning. Scroll down to learn about gutter guard performance and comparison.
Gutter Covers, Gutter Overshoot and Dry Shelter
Gutter covers restrict the gutter opening and often become a ramp causing the rain water to overshoot the gutter. They get dented by ladders and create dry shelter for birds, hornets wasps and bees.
Gutter Screen, Gutter Mesh and Performance
Tightly woven gutter screens and gutter mesh does filter out most leaves and debris, but they get dirty quickly, reducing the amount of water that can enter gutters. Leaves stick to screens allowing water to overshoot the gutter. The required cleaning off the top of gutter screens, can be very frequent and a nuisance!
Compare Gutter Guards
All gutter Guards will require maintenance. GutterBrush accepts rain water better than any other gutter guards and requires no fasteners, tools or cutting. It's simple to install and maintain.
Gutter Screens and Gutter Covers wont fit some Gutter Types
When comparing gutter guards, recognize that gutter covers , mesh and gutter screens will not fit some gutter types. GutterBrush comes in 5 sizes that fit all gutters with ease. Click to see examples of gutter types where gutter screens and covers will not fit.
Compare Gutter Guards with Winter Gutter Ice
When shopping and comparing gutter guards, those in northern climates will want to consider ice dams and gutter ice. Metal gutter guards are thermally conductive and the first to freeze over. GutterBrush improves winter gutter performance by decreasing accumulation of snow in gutters and snow gutter clogging. Click to learn more about winter gutter protection.
Other Gutter Guard Issues - Video
Click below to see an experienced gutter cleaners video explanation of the issues various gutter guard types can experience.
Compare Gutter Guards that Intersect the Roof
Many Gutter Guards are fastened to the roof, or fascia and they can cause roof and soffit leakage. Some Gutter Guards can damage a roof, and void a roof warranty. It's not worth the risk. Click below for a video about gutter guards that touch the roofing.