Let’s face it. Nobody enjoys cleaning debris out of gutters. It is a time consuming and potentially dangerous job, since most people must climb ladders to reach their gutters. This is why many homeowners are turning to gutter guards for a solution. However, like all good things, gutter guards also have their limitations.
Lynnette Walczak of the Fun Times Guide website offers a great article entitled Pros & Cons of Using Gutter Guards. In this article, Walczak provides a lot of information that you might not have known about gutter guards, for instance that they come in variety of different types including mesh, reverse curve, bottle brush, nylon and foam.
The article also lists a number of pros and cons of having gutter guards installed on your home. Among the pros, Walczak mentions:
However, she also lists a number of cons including:
You can learn more about gutter guards and their pros and cons by reading the full article here.
If you are a homeowner in the Chicagoland area, you can discuss your concerns and questions about gutter guards with an expert at Baltic Home Improvements. Our professionals have been providing excellent roofing and gutter work for area homeowners for more than a decade and will be happy to meet with you to provide a free estimate for your job. Contact us today to learn more.
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