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

K-Guard vs. Gutter Covers

I’m Carter. Owner of K-Guard gutters, and I’m here to talk to you about add on covers that go over your existing gutters versus K-Guard gutters. Covers go over the top of your existing gutters but can lead to some issues. The first issue is the way it mounts.  Cover companies actually peel back the shingles of your roof, and then they nail it down to the roof. That is a big problem because it voids the warranty.  Owens Corning mentions in their roof warranty that if you puncture the roof it voids the warranty. So what’s the point of

K-Guard vs. Open Gutters, Covers-Filters, and “The Other” Complete System

Hi. I’m Travis from K-Guard Leaf Free Gutters. Today, we’re going to talk about gutter comparisons. On your house, you most likely have a regular, conventional style gutter. Everybody’s tried to protect these in different ways. Most people go to your local big box store and buy what they call a screen. They come in all different size holes and different types of products. Some of them are rubber coated, some steel, and others are aluminum. The Problem with Screens (Don’t buy them) The problem with that it may protect big stuff from falling in there, such as acorns and

K-Guard Gutters vs. Traditional (Open) Gutter Systems

Hi, I’m Travis with K-Guard Gutters. Today, we’re going to do a gutter comparison of why regular gutter systems are faulty and why K-Guard is the only real solution. The first problem of regular guttering is how it mounts to the house. Traditional gutters either have a spike and ferrule; which is a long nail that goes through the gutter and then into the fascia board, or some newer gutter systems have what they call a bracket, and it actually screws in through the system with a screw. A lot of us have seen gutters with the nail sticking out

K-Guard Gutters vs. Gutter Covers and Filters

Hi, I’m Travis one of the co-owners of K-Guard Gutters.  Today we’re going to talk about screens and filters on regular gutters and why it’s not a good solution to fix your problem of clogged gutters or overflowing gutters. Here is a regular open-top gutter and the most common thing for people to do (to fix any clogging) is go to your big box store and buy a screen. They have different variations of gutter screens and many are do it yourself products. Some roofing companies will even put them in for you. The problem is that not only can