The Cost of Doing Nothing With Your Gutters

January 20th, 2015

Have you taken a look up at your gutters lately? Most people choose to ignore their gutters, and when they do, create problems that never would have existed. Doing nothing with your gutters can be a real problem, and as you’ll see, waiting until it’s too late can leave a real hole in your wallet. Read the rest of this entry »

The Top 3 Consumer Complaints About Leaf Guards

January 9th, 2015

This may be a relatively controversial post. Why? Because no one in the leaf guard industry would actually think of listing out the common complaints they hear from people that purchase their products.
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Gutter Heaters: The 4 Major Benefits of Adding Heat to Your Gutters

January 5th, 2015

Gutter heaters are worth considering if you live where snow and ice can clog your gutters. Sadly, few people think they’ll ever need gutter heaters until it’s too late – then they have to deal with monster problems.

Gutter Heaters

Gutter heaters could have stopped the icicles from forming as well as all of the ice that has managed to drip down by the windows.

Some neighbors of ours had turned their home into something out of a decorating magazine. Their living room had a baby grand piano. They had silk curtains draped with fringe on all of their windows. Their walls had a stunning faux finish on the paint, hand-done by a local artist. There was a plush oriental rug, antique furniture and an oil painting purchased during a favorite vacation. They were very house-proud, and they believed that they had stayed on top of home maintenance.
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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.
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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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MasterShield Gutter Protection
MasterShield is a manufacturer of micro mesh gutter guards and heated gutter guards for your exterior home improvement needs.
Our innovative microfiltration technology saves homeowners time, effort and money from cleaning out, repairing and replacing unprotected gutters.
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Paterson NJ 07514