So, you survived the cold winter, and spring has finally arrived. Should be good to feel the sun again, right? There might be issues your aluminum gutters will face once spring arrives, however. One such problem is a “spring melt,” where increasing temperatures will heat up the snow naturally. If you’re not careful, your gutters might be ill-prepared and end up trapping the melted water on your roof.
If you’re in the market for gutter protection, you’re probably surprised at the sheer number of products available. Each type is built with different materials and a unique design to shield your gutters from debris. However, not all of them deliver an adequate level of performance.
As a homeowner, upgrading your gutters and installing a protective gutter filter may not be the most glamorous home improvement project you’ll ever embark upon, but it is actually one of the most important. Your gutters are responsible for directing precipitation away from your home, and a high-quality, functioning gutter can make the difference between a well-protected home and one that is vulnerable to costly water damage. [Read more…]