Gutter Guards: Do They Work?

Gutter Gaurds Westchester NYWe get asked all the time by Westchester homeowners, Do Gutter Guards Work? Well, the simple answer is yes! However, if “work” means forgetting all about your gutter guards after installing them, then you are totally mistaken. Gutter guards ‘work’ in the sense that they reduce the amount of maintenance needed to keep your gutters in tip-top condition.

How Do Gutter Guards Work?

Gutter guards, otherwise known as gutter screens, gutter helmets, or gutter covers, come in different styles and designs, but they all serve the same purpose – to allow water to flow into the gutter while keeping leaves, twigs, dirt, and other debris out. But here is the catch, neglecting your regular gutter maintenance and never cleaning your gutters again is not an option.

Gutter Guards Company Westchester County NYWhile gutter guards will reduce the amount of time you spend cleaning and unclogging your gutters, they are not a cure-all. Eventually, you will still need to get up on the ladder and clean them or, better yet, hire the experts to get the job done.

Leaving your gutters unprotected and allowing them to become clogged with leaves, twigs, and other debris can cause serious damage to your home. In the worst-case scenario, they can cause your gutters to pull away from your home and lead to a costly repair bill.

So, what’s the best type of gutter guard? There is no “one size fits all” answer to this question, as the best type of gutter guard depends on several factors, including the type of roof you have, the trees in your yard, and your budget.

Contact Seamless Gutter Installation Experts

If you are still not sure about the best gutter guards to install in your home, don’t fret, we’ve got you covered! George’s Seamless Gutters are the number 1 gutter contractor in Westchester, and we can help you choose the perfect gutter guards for your home. Give us a call today for a seamless gutter installation in your Westchester home.

Our Customers

  • “George came out quickly when called and gave us some recommendations and an estimate. We were given an appointment quickly for installation and the gutters were up before we knew it. They were efficient, professional, and neat.”

    Barbara N.,Gutter Installation -Westchester
  • “George is a pleasure to work with, from estimate to job completion. His crew was courteous, professional, worked quickly and cleaned up behind them. I have already recommended George to a friend who also hired George. ”

    Kathy H.,Gutter Installation -Westchester

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