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By keeping your gutters clear and free of debris, you prevent water from backing up and seeping into your home.

Most people know that a gutter system is important because it collects water from the roof and channels it safely away from your home. But it does more than keep it away from the foundation—a functioning gutter system will also keep water from getting into the roof and under siding where it can cause wood damage.

Over time, gutters get clogged from the buildup of debris; leaves, sticks, and even the occasional baseball. Gutter guards are important to prevent these buildups. They allow water to flow through the gutters while keeping debris out. And with gutter guards installed, maintenance is reduced, meaning gutters need to be cleaned less often, and it’s much easier to clean them when needed.

Gutter Guard Types

For the most part, there are three major types: inserts, screens, and toppers. Gutter guards go by many names, including the following:

  • Gutter Screen
  • Gutter Cover
  • Leaf Filter
  • Leaf Screen
  • Gutter Brush

Inserts are the most cost-effective option and the easiest to install by pretty much anyone. They simply drop down into your existing gutter. No installation beyond that, and no skills or tools required. They are typically made out of a foam, wire mesh and have a porous-like quality to them. While they are the cheapest option, they are also the highest maintenance, because they have to be pulled out and cleaned or else they’ll clog with fine debris and lose efficacy.

Of the three types of gutter guards, screens are the most popular. They cover your existing gutter with a screen that allows water to pass through while blocking debris. Like all gutter guards, screens will need to be removed and cleaned routinely as well. Screens vary in cost and installation expenses.

Gutter toppers are the most expensive option but also the most effective and lowest maintenance. They have a curved or dome shape, typically, and provide protection over the top of the gutter. They divert water over and around into a small slit between the gutter and the topper. Most toppers require maintenance like all gutter guards.

Is the cost of gutter guards worth it?

This may seem like a big investment initially, but it can save you money by removing the necessity for professional cleaning and can help prevent water damage, which often results in expensive roof repairs.

AmeriPro Roofing has decades of experience in gutter installation, repair, and yes, gutter guards! Call us today to learn more, schedule an appointment, or for us to inspect your home and see if new gutters, or gutter guards, will help!

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