Here is Why You Shouldn’t Install Gutter Filters

Close Up of Clogged Gutter Filters - K-Guard Heartland

Many homeowners find themselves doing extensive research before deciding to have something installed on or in their home, whether that involves having an entirely new product installed or replacing an existing one. Whatever the reason, you should feel confident in your decision regardless of how big or small the product is. Every home needs a […]

Tips for Improving Your Landscaping

Beautiful Landscaping on Suburban Home - K-Guard Heartland

Our landscaping says a lot about our homes: bright, colorful flowers and pruned greenery may indicate a well cared for home while dark, unkempt landscaping may indicate that the house isn’t in the best condition. We all want our homes to look the best they can, especially if you’re considering selling your home within the […]

How to Deep Clean Your Gutters This Spring

Gutters Filled with Leaves and Debris - K-Guard Heartland

Spring is officially in full swing and we couldn’t be happier! It’s a time of year when everything feels refreshed including the inside and outside of our homes. Everything in and surrounding our homes should be deep cleaned a few times per year and now is the perfect time to get those chores done. While […]

Does My Asphalt Roof Need Drip Edges?

Close Up of Drip Edges on an Asphalt Roof - K-Guard Heartland

Did you know that most Americans have a shingle roof? According to Home Innovation’s Annual Consumer Reports, nearly 80 percent of roofs in America are asphalt shingles, followed by metal and clay roofing materials. Asphalt shingle roofs are the most affordable and are pleasing to the eye, making them an easy choice for most homeowners. […]

The Impact Heavy Rainfall Can Have on Your Home

Close-up off Downspout During Heavy Rainfall - K-Guard Heartland

Rainfall is essential to life outdoors; not only does it provide animals and critters with water they need to survive but our landscaping benefits from it as well. Pretty soon our lawns will turn green and lush and trees and shrubs will bloom as a result of more sunshine, warmer temperatures, and rain.  We’re about […]

Do Gutters Need Splash Blocks?

Suburban Home Without Splash Blocks - K-Guard Heartland

Our gutter systems work hard year-round to protect our homes from drainage issues. Living in the Heartland means unpredictable weather regardless of the time of year. The threat of severe weather occurs often, especially during the rainy season. With severe thunderstorms, ice storms, snowstorms, and high humidity, gutters have to work hard to protect our […]

Your Interior & Exterior Spring Cleaning Guide

Homeowner Cleaning Windows After Winter - K-Guard Heartland

Hooray for winter coming to an end and the first day of spring just days away! There’s nothing like springtime in the Heartland – all of the trees and flowers start to bloom, the grass returns to its green lush color, and the birds are chirping.  Spring is a time when homeowners refresh their homes […]

What to Look for When Buying a New Home

Real Estate Agent Inviting Couple to Enter House - K-Guard Heartland

Buying a new home can be an exciting process, especially for first-time homebuyers or those who are expanding their families, need more space, or are relocating. Sometimes we purchase older homes and other times we have homes custom-built or purchase new construction homes. Whatever you choose to do, buying a new home is quite the […]

Heartland Weather Conditions that Threaten Your Gutters

Thunderstorm Clouds Over Suburban Houses - K-Guard Heartland

We love calling the Heartland home. We have some pretty amazing professional sports teams—let’s go, Chiefs and Royals— plenty of outdoor activities, and great shopping. Our region is absolutely beautiful with a variety of trees, lakes, and rolling hills. While it’s a wonderful place to call home, the Heartland does get some extreme weather. It’s […]

Signs of an Incorrect Gutter Installation

Improperly Installed Gutter System - K-Guard Heartland

Mistakes happen. No one is perfect, however, when someone makes a mistake when installing something on our homes the results could be disastrous. We’ve all tried to DIY something around our homes that turned out to be a fail, however, when it comes to something as crucial as our gutter systems, there is no room […]