What Factors are Important when Deciding on a Gutter Protection System?
Now that gutter guards are available to the responsible homeowner it makes sense to have them installed. You can save the cost or dangers of regular gutter cleaning and be sure that your home is protected from damage caused by inadequately controlled water flowing from the roof to places where it’s not wanted. After all, your gutters are designed to fit into a controlled drainage system and anything which interferes with proper draining of your gutters is a potential problem. So a gutter system sells itself.
But there are many competing brands and types of gutter protection available, all boasting of their particular advantages. So what should you look for when choosing? A suggested list of practical features are:
I’m sure you can come up with other requirements for your specific needs, but this is a good list to get you started. If you are able to find a system which satisfies all these requirements it will likely be a very good choice.
So what’s your next step? I would suggest an internet search and an evaluation of available gutter guard systems against this list. Any worthwhile supplier will offer a free consultation. Remember, the sooner you act the sooner your home will be better equipped to face that major storm, and the sooner you will have peace of mind – at least about blocked gutters, thanks to your new gutter guards.