The point of a gutter guard is to keep your gutters clean from leaves and debris so that rainwater can flow freely off your roof and away from your house. But do gutter guards actually do more harm than good? Do gutter guards cause leaks?
When gutter guards are well designed and correctly installed, they should not cause any harm. Unfortunately, other gutter guard installation companies often take shortcuts or sell gutter guards that don’t work well, which can cause leaks and damage.
Damage Caused by Poorly Designed Gutter Guards
Other gutter guard installation companies usually offer hood-type systems or one-piece reverse curve systems.
Hood-type systems are good at keeping debris out of your gutters, but unfortunately, they also block a lot of the water from going into your gutters. Instead, the water runs off the top of the hood and onto the ground. Because hood-type systems block proper water flow into the gutter, the water is not properly channeled away from your home and can cause flooding and leaks.
One-piece reverse curve systems
One-piece reverse curve systems are somewhat better at allowing water flow, but they clog easily with debris. Clogged gutters can cause leaks and damage.
HomeCraft Gutter Guards are a cut above the competition. Thanks to our raised screen technology, water flows unimpeded and debris is blown away by the wind.
Damage Caused by Installation
Another problem with other gutter guards is the installation process. Many gutter guards require you to lift up the shingles on your roof to install. Some even have to be nailed into place through your roof and shingles.
By lifting the shingles, they can become weakened, moved out of place, or damaged, which may lead to leaks. Installing gutter guards that impact the roof and shingles may also not be covered by your home insurance.
HomeCraft Gutter Guards are non-invasive. They do not have to be fitted up under the shingles or nailed down. Our professional installation process will ensure that your gutters are secure, clear of debris, and that your gutter guards are perfectly fitted to the gutters.
HomeCraft Gutter Guards Protect Your Home
Our HomeCraft Gutter Guards do not cause leaks or damage. They are completely safe for your home and in fact, protect your home from water damage.
HomeCraft Gutter Guards:
- Allow water to flow freely
- Filter debris with our raised screen technology
- Do not need to be installed under the shingles
- Cause no damage to the roof
- Keep gutters clean
Get Superior Gutter Guards Today!
If you’re looking for gutter guards, HomeCraft Gutter Guards are the clear choice. They will keep your home protected from leaks and damage while ensuring that your gutters stay clear of leaves, roof grit, and any other debris.
Get a free estimate from HomeCraft Gutter Protection today!