Tired of dealing with clogged gutters? Do you have to clean your gutters several times a year? Gutter guards are designed to prevent clogging and reduce the frequency of gutter cleaning. Before making this investment for your home, it’s important to weigh the pros and cons. Let’s look at the benefits of gutter guards and what you could get from the investment.
What gutter guards do
Gutter guards do exactly what their name implies—guard your gutters. More specifically, gutter guards act as a barrier between falling debris and the inside of your gutters. They are perforated to allow water to still flow into the gutters, but leaves and twigs roll off the gutters instead of clogging them. Gutter guards do not make your gutters fully invincible, but they reduce the frequency of gutter cleaning, which saves you time and money in the long run.
Gutter guards have an added benefit of protecting your gutters from human debris. We have seen a variety of unexpected gutter cloggers, including tennis balls, fireworks, toys, snakes, trees, and much more. At minimum, you should clean your gutters twice a year, regardless of the environment around you.
Choose the right gutter guards for your property
If you decide to invest in gutter guards, it’s important to choose the right guards for your unique needs. If you have a pine tree on the property, you need gutter guards that can stand up to pine needles. If you don’t have any trees around your home, you might be able use guards with wider openings. We can help you find the right guards for your property.
Will guards eliminate the need for gutter cleaning?
Gutter guards greatly reduce the need for gutter cleaning, but you will still need to have your gutters cleaned periodically. This gives us a chance to inspect the gutters as a whole and eliminate any small debris that may have worked its way into the gutters.
Are gutter guards worth the money?
Gutter guards are absolutely worth the money! They can extend the life of your guttering and ensure proper water drainage off your roof. You never have to worry about clogged gutters trapping water on your roofline. The water can flow through smoothly, even in the midst of crazy Oklahoma weather. Give us a call to schedule a quote for gutter guards and find out which option is right for you.