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 […]

Tips for Creating the Ultimate Outdoor Patio Space

Now that the weather is finally beginning to warm up (hello, spring!) we know your family will be spending plenty of time at home and outdoors. With how much time we’re spending at home these days and how beautiful the weather is here in the Heartland now through late fall, you need an outdoor patio […]

Save Money this Spring with These 4 Chores

Raise your hand if you’re excited about spring’s arrival! We’re hoping you raised your hand on the other side of the screen. Springtime is such a beautiful time of year when many are excited to wave Old Man Winter an excited goodbye. There is so much to look forward to with spring approaching like the […]

How to Keep Pests Out of Your Gutter System This Spring

With springtime succeeding wintertime, it’s often recognized as a joyous time of year for many reasons. Not only does the weather start to warm up but signs of life start to reappear: trees start to blossom, grass becomes green again, and birds, insects, and other creatures start multiplying. Sure, we’ll admit that birds hatching from […]

The Dangers of Not Having Gutters on Your Home

Gutters… who needs them? EVERYONE. We’re not kidding – though gutters are an investment for homeowners, they are crucial to keeping your home dry and free of standing water. If not for gutters then homes would undergo so much damage aside from leaks. Whether your home is new construction that didn’t have gutters installed or […]

The Dangers of Misplaced Downspouts

  Downspouts are a major component to a gutter system; they exist to drain rainwater and meltwater that flows from the gutters away from your home to prevent rotted fascia boards, interior leaking and basement flooding. To learn more about downspouts, click here. In order to function properly, downspouts need to be placed in the […]