Downspouts 101

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

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The Importance of Gutters to Your Home’s Resale Value

Today, we’re discussing the K-Guard leaf filter gutter system and how it can maintain and even increase your home’s resale value. Home prices continue to rise in Kansas City and across the country. The current environment is encouraging many owners to put their homes up for sale. However, they may be in for an unfortunate surprise when the home inspector provides their report. There could be numerous issues they were never aware of. For instance, the fascia boards (the roofline) and soffit (layer under the fascia) are rotted. The report can point out water stains and peeling paint around the

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