Are Heated Gutter Systems Right for You?

November 12th, 2014

As the days grow shorter, the question of whether you need a heated gutter system is asked more and more often by homeowners considering gutter heaters or heated gutter guards, particularly with the memories of bad winters and the ongoing threat of more polar air sweeping down from the Arctic again this year.
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Stop Ice Dams – Start this Fall

November 3rd, 2014

Who wants a redo of last winter?  Can’t see many hands being raised given it was rough and people wound up with home problems they never dealt with before, like ice dams.  You can, however, take steps to stop ice dams from forming as severely just in case we have another harsh winter.  The key is not to wait to stop ice dams when the problem starts, but use the temperate weather of the fall to eliminate as much of the problem as you can now. Read the rest of this entry »

New Homeowner’s Guide to Gutter Care

October 28th, 2014

Rain gutters are the unsung heroes of your home. Gutters and downspouts divert rainwater away from your house to protect the foundation, siding, windows and doors from damage.

But for your gutters to work effectively, they need your help. New homeowners can be inexperienced with gutter care and often don’t think about it until issues start to arise.
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Spring Gutter Cleaning – Want to Finally End it This Year?

March 6th, 2014

For some parts of the country it may seem like Spring will never arrive. Your roofs are snowy and your gutters are playing host to a family of ice and icicles. And while you have started to believe that the ice frozen in your gutters will be a permanent decoration/distraction/hazard –  fear not – the season will turn and with it the promise of Spring will award you and your gutters with a new sense of freedom.

April showers bring April flowers

The arrival of Spring awakens plants and trees from their winter slumber and brings along an awesome bloom. And while this abundant new crop of beauty fills our senses with color and natural fragrance, in the wake of it all our temporarily empty gutters quickly fill up with wet and muddy debris. Maple seeds and leaves that are fast to fall.

You may have thought that clearing away the Fall color before the first snowfall was taxing – believe us when we tell you – cleaning your gutters in Spring is no walk in the park. It’s dreaded work and we feel that it’s actually worse cleaning your gutters in the Spring than it is at any other time of the year.

Why?
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Angie’s List Gutter Guards

January 7th, 2014

Angie’s List gives out awards at the end of every calendar year for superior service.  They call them their Super Service Awards® and only the top 5% of all the companies that compete for business from Angie’s List subscribers earn this high praise.  This year, five independently owned MasterShield dealers earned this top honor from Angie’s List in their local markets. Angie’s List Gutter Guards awards don’t come easily and it’s a testament to selling and installing at the highest levels.  If you start with a product that performs more efficiently and effectively than its peers like MasterShield, then you’ve got a head start.  After that, then the hard work is up to the dealer to ensure you, as their customer, receives the best experience and installation in the industry. Read the rest of this entry »

June It Rains and Never Stops

June 14th, 2013

All this rain!  June it rains and never stops!

If you live anywhere in the Midwest or on the East Coast, do your recent weather reports look like this:
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Gutter Guard Problems

June 10th, 2013

We had a homeowner contact us recently.  They were having gutter guard problems. Water was getting behind their MasterShield system and running through their soffit and down their siding.  They had been getting a lot of rain recently and were getting upset that every time it rained, the gutter guard problems were occurring.
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Cicada Invasion 2013

June 3rd, 2013

Adding to what seems to be a growing trend in zombies—popular cable television shows, movies, video games and the like, if you live on the East Coast, you’re in for a zombie-like treat this year.  The cicada invasion 2013 is set fill your world with zombie-eyed bugs that will outnumber humans approximately 600 to one.
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Are All Gutter Guards Worth the Money?

May 29th, 2013

MasterShield Gutter GuardsOne of the most common questions we get asked is if gutter guards are worth the money. While it might seem a funny question to ask a bunch of folks who have a vested interest in saying yes, you might just appreciate the logic of our response.
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IKO Roof Shingles Approves MasterShield Installation

May 22nd, 2013

Another popular and well known roof shingle manufacturer, IKO, has reviewed MasterShield’s installation instructions and has given our installation methodology the green light with IKO Roof Shingles.
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MasterShield is a manufacturer that produces gutter guards and heated gutter guards for your exterior home improvement needs.
Our innovative microfiltration technology saves homeowners time, effort and money cleaning out, repairing and replacing unprotected gutters.
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