Are your home gutters’ safety something you should be concerned about? Absolutely. Home gutters, especially copper, are susceptible to theft.
But why and how can we help? Read more!
With tutorials and information at our fingertips, we are truly living in the DIY era. Who doesn’t love a good improvement project? They’re fun and we pick up a new hack here and there. However, when it comes to gutter installations, should we leave it to the experts?
Of course! And here’s why.
Gutter guards are designed to block leaves, twigs, and general debris from getting inside of your gutter. This should let water flow unfettered through the gutter, then away from your home. But sometimes, your gutter guard just doesn’t work. Is that because you got a bad gutter guard or is it because gutter guards are bad in the first place?
If you live in a warmer climate like San Antonio, heat tape is an easy solution to frozen gutters that can also increase the gutters lifespan. Instead of ice and icicles ruining the gutters structural integrity, any frozen precipitation simply melts and flows down the gutters. But, heat tape also comes with its own set of quirks.