How to Select a Gutter System Based on Roof Design & Pitch

Everyone knows how crucial a roof is to a home – not only do they protect us from all types of weather conditions but they keep us dry and protect us from extreme temperatures, something we often see here in The Heartland. Could you imagine not having a roof on your home during the winter […]

How Gutters Affect Your Home’s Resale Value

Selling your home? Thinking about possibly listing your home in the future? Whether you’re planning on moving houses immediately or soon, it’s best to assess your home’s resale value to get an idea of what it’s worth. There are plenty of things that can affect your home’s resale value. Location, square footage, upgrades made to […]

4 Different Gutter Materials Explained

Every home needs a gutter system to protect it from water. If homes didn’t have gutter systems, meltwater and stormwater would be left to sit and collect around a home’s foundation, creating a ton of costly damage. There are plenty of dangers of not having gutters on your home. Fortunately, most homes do have a […]

Tips for Throwing the Ultimate Summer Backyard BBQ

It’s summertime and the living is easy! School’s out for months, the weather is hot, pool days are once again a thing, and grilling outdoors is a regular occurrence. Honestly, what’s not to love about summertime? It’s a great season to get together with family and friends for pool parties, bonfires, and of course BBQs! […]

Tips to Keep Your Home Cooler This Summer

Summertime in The Heartland is H-O-T! Our hottest months are July and August with daytime temperatures averaging in the low-mid nineties. Mix those high temperatures with humidity and you’ve got a recipe for a sweltering summer. Anytime you step outside in the summertime here in the Greater Kansas City Area you’ll likely feel the humidity […]

5 Common Roof Problems & How to Fix Them

Can you imagine living in a home without a roof? Not only would we have no protection from things like pests and debris entering our homes but we wouldn’t be kept dry, our homes would be much louder, and rain and snow would be able to enter our homes in addition to many other issues. […]

4 Differences Between Open-Top Gutters & K-Guard

There are many different options when it comes to selecting a gutter system for your home: half-round, K-style, gutter screens and hoods are some of the most commonly known gutter systems available on the market. If your home was built many years ago then you most likely have a half-round gutter system. If you’re not […]

Do I Need Gutter Diverters?

We’re well into springtime with summer just around the corner which means we’re officially in The Heartland’s rainy season. While The Farmer’s Almanac has predicted that the Heartland will experience less rainfall than our average spring and summer totals, that doesn’t mean we won’t see periods of heavy rainfall and strong wind gusts. Our rainy […]

When & How Often Should I Clean My Gutters?

What’s one household chore that’s often dreaded? If you have open-top gutters then cleaning them is usually at the top of every homeowner’s “dreaded chores” list. Not only is it time-consuming but it’s also dangerous since the use of a ladder is required. We guarantee you’re not overjoyed when you realize it’s time to clean […]

How to Prepare Your Home for the Heartland’s Rainy Season

Spring is in full force here in the Heartland (hooray)! Most of Missouri and Kansas are already starting to see quite a warmup in temperatures from overnight lows to afternoon highs steadily climbing week by week. While the warmup in temperature is a delight, we are about to enter the Heartland’s rainy season which typically […]