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

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Three Ways Clogged Gutters Can Lead to Basement Flooding

  Picture this: you’re going down to your basement to grab something, only to discover that as you step on the floor you feel water. Basement flooding is a nightmare

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How Gutters & Foundations Work Together

  Gutters and foundations – two extremely important parts of a home that share the same function of keeping your home dry, yet they’re very different. While gutters immediately carry

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Falling Leaves & Gutters – What You Need to Know

  Who doesn’t enjoy the fresh start of autumn? With beautiful and colorful foliage, apple cider, football, and pumpkin-flavored everything, what’s not to love? However, with all of this beauty

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Important Questions you Should Ask Before Installing New Gutters

Our homes are our sanctuaries; we feel safe inside of them and they protect the people we love most. Because our homes provide a safe shelter and protect us from

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How to Deal with and Prevent Storm Damage

  Thunderstorms, rainstorms, hailstorms, monsoons – you name it, odds are we see it anytime from June-September here in the Heartland. These intense storms can mean strong winds, heavy downpours,

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What Exactly is Foundation Damage?

  At K-Guard, we’re passionate about preventing foundation damage. Afterall, it’s kind of our job. While we specialize in installing leaf free gutter systems, the whole point of our K-Guard

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How to Keep your Home Dry During the Rainy Season

We’ve seen a warm-up in temperatures here in the Heartland which means springtime is here and summer is just around the corner! While chilly weather is hopefully a thing of

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How to Properly Spring Clean your Home

Springtime is finally upon us! Trees and flowers are blooming, birds are chirping and the weather is finally above freezing. Nothing feels quite as refreshing as the arrival of spring,

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