Gutter systems, no matter which system you choose, have relatively the same basic parts: the actual gutter, downspout, elbows, end cap, etc. Each part plays an integral role in draining rain and ice melt away from your home. One of the most important parts to a gutter system is the downspout. Do you know exactly how they work and what role they play in your gutter system? Do you know how to properly clean and maintain them so they effectively drain water away from your home? If you answered “no” to any of the questions above, don’t worry! We’re here
We do things differently at K-Guard especially when it comes to gutter installation versus other gutter options. The post below summarizes why that is critical when it comes to home maintenance. Where is the Floodplain for my Gutter? Think of a traditional gutter that is overflowing with water. That “top” is essentially the plain where water will discharge in the event the gutter becomes clogged. K-Guard is installed above the floodplain which eliminates the possibility of gutter separation from the fascia board and soffit. You can see a video demonstration of this here in section comparing K-Guard vs. Traditional Gutters.
Why and When it May Make Sense We at K-Guard are extremely proud of our patented leaf free gutter system. In Kansas City and across the country we’ve installed over 32 million linear feet of gutter to the satisfaction of our customers. We know the K-Guard system is the most advanced leaf-free gutter system on the market. However, in some cases, K-Guard may not be the best solution. Perhaps it’s due to the home’s design or the region’s unique weather conditions. In these situations, instead of residential gutters, commercial versions could be needed for your home. How Commercial Gutters Differ
Today, we’re going to talk about ladder safety during the winter. If your ladder was alive, it would probably express glee during the colder months since it’s used so much. Be it cleaning gutters, checking the roof, or adding/removing holiday lights and decorations, your ladder gets a workout. And so do you. There’s a good deal of climbing up and down, sometimes with heavy objects. You move it from place to place several times in a day. And, when something loosens one of your decorations, the ladder comes back out to make the necessary repairs. It can’t be done in
You already know how the strong and durable K-Guard leaf free gutter system prevents normal drainage issues. We’ve installed 32 million linear feet of gutters and drainage spouts in Kansas City and across the United States. Thus, we know a bit about the safety and materials required. However, if you’re a first-time property owner, home flipper, or a Do-It-Yourself aficionado, you may not know the necessary precautions. Therefore, today we’re going to step you through the six keys for a safe gutter installation. Ready Your Materials The Boy Scout motto “Be Prepared” must be your mantra before the first foot