Notable MasterShield Gutter Protection Events of 2011

December 31st, 2011

We’re getting ready to ring in the New Year! With about 10 hours till the clock strikes midnight, it’s time to reflect on some of the key events that happened over the last year.
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The Top 5 Gutter Guard Blog Articles of 2011. Did You Read Them All?

December 21st, 2011

Top 5 Gutter Guard Blog Articles of 2011Year end is always a time for reflection. MasterShield started a gutter guard blog in 2011 as a way of engaging with homeowners on a variety of topics about gutter protection. Through some amazing software, we can track the top 5 gutter guard blog articles based on how many page views they had. They’re also a good indication of what you might find important as you research gutter protection for your home.
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Ice Dams? 5 Key Features of a Heated Gutter Guard

December 12th, 2011

In some climates in North America, ice dams are so prevalent, people just want to have a heated gutter guard. Although we think there are issues to consider (like your electric bill and what happens where the water refreezes) some folks just want the issue addressed from the start.
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Christmas Lights and Gutter Guards: Roofing Safety

December 9th, 2011

MasterShield knows a roll when we’re on one: we’ve had such a lot of interest in our Christmas Lights series that we’re continuing it. And for Part 3, I want to mention some roofing issues that might not occur to the new homeowner or the person who hasn’t had a lot of experience putting up Christmas lights and needs some tips on hanging without causing any structural problems.
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Christmas Lights and Leaf Guards: Sell Your Home in the Holidays

December 8th, 2011

Welcome to No. 2 in our series on Christmas lights and leaf guards. (Well, if it’s the second article in a week, I guess that qualifies it as a series!)
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Key Issues to Consider Before Becoming a Gutter Guard Dealer

December 7th, 2011

Once the holidays are on us and we all considers our New Years’ Resolutions, one thing remodelers, roofers or other home improvement companies often do is look to add a new product to their business model. Many look to become a gutter guard dealer, since they often get asked about gutter protection whenever they are out at a potential customer’s home. It also gives them a great product to share with their existing customer base. It’s a natural complement to any home improvement business model, so all makes sense. But there are a couple of key issues that are important to consider before you become a gutter guard dealer.
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Should I Expect Gutter Guard Icicles When The Temperature Drops?

December 5th, 2011

Now that parts of the country have started to see temperatures drop below freezing, it’s a perfect time to revisit gutter guard icicles because most people who have recently purchased a gutter guard would not have experienced this issue before.
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The Second Most Commonly Asked Question About Gutter Protection: Can I Hang Christmas Lights?

December 2nd, 2011

OK, confession time: When I wrote a post this week about the dangers falls from ladders pose for older adults I talked about cleaning gutters and changing light bulbs but completely forgot about a good reason to get up on a ladder in the festive season: hanging up those Christmas lights!

Luckily, we had a call from a customer this morning to jog my memory. She asked a question that we often hear at this time of the year: if she installs gutter guards or gutter heaters, will she be able to hang her Christmas lights?
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Dangerous Falls: A Leaf Gutter Guard Can Help Older Adults

November 30th, 2011

I heard something that made me think at a craft workshop last night as post-Thanksgiving stories were being shared. Fellow crafter Ashley talked about her concerns about her Dad in New Orleans, who had crushed his ankle in a fall from a ladder several months earlier. Although much improved, he is still hobbling a little and refuses to believe that if his physical therapy hurts it’s being done right! I asked how the fall had happened–I admit, I was ready to recommend a micromesh leaf gutter guard so Ashley’s father wouldn’t have to get up there and clean gutters ever again. But I was surprised to be told Dad had been making repairs to the roof and that he is 83! Before his fall, though, Dad was in excellent health and didn’t believe in calling “those handymen fellers” for repairs he felt able to deal with.
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3 Reasons To Give Your Home A Gutter Cover for the Holidays

November 25th, 2011

If you’re back from the stores with bags full of Black Friday goodies, well done! You’ve taken full advantage of the deals this year and you’re on track for a well-organized festive season. But do you have the nagging feeling you’ve forgotten someone? No, not Aunt Ivy – she’ll be thrilled with the extra Kindle you got for your birthday. It’s your home that might be in need of some extra love as for the holidays. Here’s why:
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