14 10, 2018

Why You Need Gutter Guards

By |2018-10-14T10:06:53-07:00October 14th, 2018|Blog|0 Comments

Why Gutter Guards Are a Good Idea If you've heard anything about gutter screens in recent times, then you should pay closer attention. People who are interested in top-notch gutter upkeep strategies may want to learn all about them. Gutter guards are in-depth systems that can work alongside gutters in true harmony. These screens have the ability to promote better safety practices. If you're working on top of your roof or using a ladder for gutter care, you no longer have to do so. Gutter guards do away with those needs entirely. That can save you from the possibility of [...]

7 08, 2018

Winterizing Gutters

By |2018-08-16T15:53:52-07:00August 7th, 2018|Blog|0 Comments

Tips on How to Winterizing Gutters Ahead of the Cold Season Is A Good Thing We usually like to promise ourselves that at some point during the summer, we will get off the complete vacation mode and do some actual cleaning and repairs around the home. Unfortunately, as the winter draws nearer, most of us forget what that list of things to do was, and more times that we would like to admit, we find ourselves heading into the winter with problems like damaged gutters and a roof in danger of getting leaks and other problems. Since I do not [...]

10 07, 2018

When Should You Clean Your Gutters?

By |2018-07-10T10:45:02-07:00July 10th, 2018|Blog|0 Comments

Clean Gutters If you own a lovely home in Southern Oregon, you'll appreciate the vital importance of clean gutters in helping direct water runoff from rain and melting snow away from your home's exterior. A convenient rooftop gutter and downspout system reduces maintenance responsibilities, but owning a residence equipped with this popular roofing feature begs the question: when should you ask Gutt-R-Done to make a service call at your home to perform skilled gutter cleaning? Gutter Maintenance Matters! Obtaining regular gutter maintenance matters for several reasons. Just consider a few of the benefits homeowners obtain by requesting regular gutter maintenance services: Removing [...]

25 06, 2018

Why Seamless Gutters

By |2018-06-25T08:53:48-07:00June 25th, 2018|Blog|0 Comments

What Are the Benefits From Seamless Gutters? In the past, the only types of gutters available were made with seams, but today, you can have modern seamless gutters on your home that are designed without seams. You might wonder what the benefits are from having gutters without any seams, and this is what other homeowners say about the benefits of having these new varieties of gutters. Benefit 1: Controlling the Moisture That Runs Into a Home’s Gutters If you have seamed gutters, then the moisture from snowmelt or rain can drip through the openings to damage a building’s siding and [...]

30 05, 2018

Benefits of Seamless Gutters

By |2018-05-30T19:02:54-07:00May 30th, 2018|Blog|0 Comments

Your home's gutter system is a key defense against water. Your roof directs water to your gutters which move water away from your home to the downspout and away from your foundation. Without a properly functioning gutter system, water can wick under your roof or cause foundation damage. You probably already know that gutters are important but you may not know you have many choices when it comes to a new gutter system for your home. A seamless system offers many advantages over a conventional sectional gutter system including better resistance against seams and a more attractive appearance. Here's what [...]

15 05, 2018

Using Rain Chains As Downspouts to Increase Curb Appeal

By |2018-05-03T10:37:35-07:00May 15th, 2018|Blog|0 Comments

Downspouts are one of the most ubiquitous features found on homes old and new. After all, every home needs a reliable system for directing water from the roof to the ground and away from the foundation. To be sure, traditional downspouts do a great job at this task. However, their visual appeal has always left something to be desired. For an effective water directing method that can be designed to match any exterior decor, rain chains may provide an attractive option. What are rain chains? Rain chains are essentially as simple as they sound: long, decorative chains that are hung [...]

28 04, 2018

Gutters Beyond Repair? It’s Time to Replace Your Rain Gutters and Downspouts

By |2018-05-02T15:47:15-07:00April 28th, 2018|Blog|0 Comments

As the weather warms up, one thing you can be sure of is the return of spring and summer storms. To ensure your home is ready to handle all the rainwater that comes from those storms, it's important to determine if your gutters and downspouts are in need of replacement. Here are a few things to look for that indicate your gutters and downspouts might be on their last legs. On the Rain Gutters and Downspouts Themselves Some signs your gutters need replacing can be seen on the gutter itself. With most of these symptoms, it's all about the severity of [...]

15 04, 2018

Don’t Forget Routine Gutter Maintenance to Your Spring Cleaning List

By |2018-04-13T14:03:00-07:00April 15th, 2018|Blog|0 Comments

Routine Gutter Maintenance If routine gutter maintenance is at the top of your spring cleaning list and you get a knot in your stomach at the thought, there is a better way. All homes and buildings need routine gutter maintenance several times a year, depending on the number of trees in proximity to the structure or those pesky birds that think gutters are a great nesting place. Not to mention, the gunky, rain-saturated debris that has to be removed to prevent gutters from a blockage at downspout openings. The thought of having to haul out ladder brushes to remove debris [...]

28 03, 2018

Downspouts Divert Rainwater and Melting Snow to Better Locations

By |2018-03-07T08:51:32-08:00March 28th, 2018|Blog|0 Comments

Your home's ability to channel water away from the foundation doesn't just end abruptly at the downspouts. If this excess rainwater or snowmelt cascading off your roof isn't being correctly routed to a better location, you could be looking at significant foundation repairs down the road. Thankfully, there are several preventive options that the homeowner can take to avoid these pitfalls:   Extensions For Downspouts   Providing you have enough slope at the downspouts drainpipe, you may be able to get by with just a splash block placed at the pipe outlet. This will suffice for most cases, but since [...]

15 03, 2018

Dealing With Standing Water in Your Roof Gutters

By |2018-03-06T09:20:57-08:00March 15th, 2018|Blog|0 Comments

Any stagnant water on your property is not good, but particular attention needs to be given to standing water in your roof gutters. In the winter, this can result in ice pockets that can damage gutter walls and seams, due to excess expansion and contraction. In the summer, pools of water present in your gutters will act as a perfect breeding ground for infectious mosquitoes. Compounding this problem are the birds that will be attracted to these insects and their larva in the water. These same dirty birds will then proceed to defecate in the water, thus creating a virtual [...]

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