It’s that time of year again when snow and ice wreak havoc with Pennsylvania homes, including those in the Poconos. What do snow and ice do to your roof? Ice Dams Perhaps the worst thing to happen to PA roofs in the winter are ice dams. When ice builds up on the eaves of sloped… Read more »
How Your Home Can Benefit From Gutter Guards
Installing gutter guards on the gutters hanging on the side of your home can save you a great deal of time in the fall. You won’t have to worry about picking a bunch of leaves, sticks, and other debris out of your gutters since your gutter’s guards will keep them out of those areas in… Read more »
Why Are My Rain Gutters Not Working Properly?
You may not look up at the gutters on your home very often, but you should be appreciative of everything they do for your property. Gutters are designed to prevent water from pooling around the foundation of your home, which can cause damage to it over time. Every now and then, though, you will notice… Read more »
What is Causing My Gutters to Leak?
Do the gutters on your home leak every time it rains? It could present some potentially catastrophic problems for your home. At best, it’ll leave standing water pooling around the foundation of your house, and at worst, that water could end up causing serious foundation issues. Prevent leaky gutters by addressing the common causes of… Read more »
Don’t Forget to Clean Your Gutters This Fall
The fall season is quickly come to a close, and if you haven’t taken the time to get outside to clean your gutters yet, you should strongly consider doing it right away. If you don’t clean your gutters out every fall–and in some cases, depending on where you live, every spring—you could potentially be forced… Read more »
Why Does Gutter Pitch Matter?
Are the gutters on your home pitched properly? No, we’re not asking how well they sing, but instead if they’re angled at the correct pitch to ensure proper drainage. As long as the gutters are still hanging on your home and collecting water when it rains, you probably think that they are doing their job…. Read more »
Get Gutter Guards and Keep Your Drainage Clear
With fall right around the corner, that means the trees will be changing color and the days will get shorter and colder. It will also mean that we’re only a short time away from leaves falling off the trees and into our yards and gutters. So to keep those leaves, twigs and other plant life… Read more »
What is Gutter Repitching?
If you’re a homeowner, the gutters of your home undoubtedly clog from time to time. However, if you’re finding that they are starting to clog and back up more often than usual, it might be time to have your gutters re-pitched. If your gutters continue to clog, it’s most often due to the collection of… Read more »
Gutters: A Brief History
With winter weather on its way, many of us have already gone through and gotten our homes ready by doing such things cleaning our gutters. While you’re doing up on the roof, though, have you ever wondered where the idea for gutters came from? If you have, here is a short history lesson on the origin… Read more »