Water Management

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It’s all about water management. The rain that hits your roof is not dispersed like the rain that hits your lawn. On your roof it piles up and is concentrated into a torrent by the time it comes to the edge of your roof. Where does it go from there? Without gutters it goes straight down to your home’s foundation and you do ...

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Who Makes What in China and LIES about it?

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Interestingly enough after everything seems to have settled in the matter of China made Gutter Guards, we have uncovered some information that points in a different direction – while you may ask; Why publish now? Well, we answer because it is the right thing to do, and even though the story is no longer of concern or media hype – sometimes we have to go back and see what really happened ...

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Know something interesting – We would ❤ to hear @ it

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Are you a seasoned professional or someone that knows a good deal about the home improvement industry? Do you have some good ideas for an article you like to be published and seen and recognized by other experts in your given field – we challenge you to write something captivating and informative to share with the world.

Some general rules: we do not allow articles to be of an advertisement nature, they ...

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To Guard or Not To Guard

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There are two options a homeowner has at their disposal when attempting to confront the situation of rain falling on the home: gutters or no gutters. Gutters are designed with the main function of catching rain water and channeling the rain away from the house thereby protecting the foundation and integrity of the home. Rain is a natural occurrence that every home in the world battles on a continuing basis. Gutters ...

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Why go with the Pros – rather than a guy from cragslist?

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There are several reasons to use installers that are certified by their respective companies and can handle unique situations.  First, the job will be done correctly and if tweaking is needed, later, the professional installer will be there to assist.

The government reports that nearly 200,000 accidents occur each year by people falling off ladders when trying to do work on the exterior of their homes.  About one percent result in fatalities ...

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Installing Gutter Protection on a Home?

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Installation of a product to or on a house is equally if not of greater importance than the actual product.  The greatest product in the world is rubbish and becomes an expensive aggravation if not properly installed.

When having a new product installed on your house, it is best to have the actual manufacturer or an authorized dealer install the product to your home.  The professional is familiar with the product, has ...

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Gutter Importance Overview

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Why are gutters so important? There are several reasons.  First, the primary purpose of a gutter system is to get the water away from the house’s foundation.  Undermining a home’s foundation causes cracks both externally and inside the home.  Interior doors begin to stick, cracks form around door frames and exterior home veneer will crack.  This occurrence is often chalked up as settling of a new home’s foundation.  With proper drainage this ...

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Protecting Your Gutters

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When a homeowner protects, covers or “guards” their gutters, the job of cleaning one’s gutters decreases and the life of the home is increased. If an inferior or “cheap” option for protecting the gutters is chosen by the homeowner, then old adage of you get what you pay for comes into play. The cheap, quick options chosen by many homeowners satisfies the initial immediate problem of protecting the gutters from debris ...

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Cleaning Your Gutters

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Keeping gutters on a house clean and free of debris can be accomplished by cleaning the gutters on a periodic basis or keeping the gutters clean from the beginning and then staying free of debris.

A statement can be made about gutter cleaning – nobody likes or enjoys performing this task. If a person claims to like cleaning their own gutters, ask them to do clean yours and see what kind of ...

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Clogged Gutters Can Turn Into Mold

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Mold, that funky green and or black gunk that attaches itself to all available surfaces given the right conditions; those conditions are moisture and lack of light.  Mold will invade these areas and continually thrive if allowed the opportunity.  Mold will deteriorate the surface it attaches itself to by incorporating itself within the material of that surface.  Whether that surface is on the ground (driveways, sidewalks, parked cars, furniture and even ...

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