How to prepare your home before a heavy spring rain

Springtime is here, see our video with KC Live TV on how to protect your home come heavy spring rain this season.   “The guttering system is one of the most important systems on a home. A properly functioning gutter system is designed to combat water damage to your house. Gutters collect the spring rain from…

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What do Termite prevention and gutter clogs have in common?

  5 specific things that can lead to termites infesting a home. Every homeowner dreads to hear the word TERMITES when someone is speaking about their house. So what actually causes these critters to be interested in particular homes? Below are 5 specific things that can lead to termites infesting a home. Clogged Gutters. It…

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Winter Water Damage; Gutter Guards in Winter

Ice On and Around Your Home; Prevent Winter Water Damage. Ice can be a beautiful part of Mother Nature. It can also be refreshing in the summer months. But when it comes to your home the fact is that ice that leads to ice dams can result in winter water damage. Winter has made its…

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Basement Flooding: The Causes Behind The Symptoms

Flooded basements and foundation problems can cost tens of thousands of dollars. Watch this video to see what the causes are behind these symptoms, and more importantly, the simple steps that can prevent them.

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Considering Gutter Guards in Kansas City: Four Pitfalls to Avoid

  The Company: Even the best products must be installed properly to work. Some questions to ask when evaluating the company: “Do they use subcontractors?” If they don’t hire, train and maintain their own employees, quality is hard to control. “Is this the company’s specialty?” A jack-of-all-trades often does not lead to the best result…

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Reduce Guttering Maintenance: Why it’s in the Best Interests of You and Your Home

Owning a home means non-stop maintenance. Every homeowner knows that. But one type of maintenance carries with it higher level of risk than many – Gutter Cleaning. But why does this need to be done at all? What are our options? Why consider eliminating it altogether? Gutter Maintenance: The Dangers of Ignoring What overflowing gutters…

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The Must-Do Safety Guidelines for Cleaning Your Gutters

  Choose the right ladder for the job. For single-story houses, use a four-legged stepladder. You’ll probably need an extension ladder for two-story homes. You will also want to invest in leg levelers for your extension ladder, since most ground around the home is uneven. Never rest the ladder on your gutters as they are…

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The Importance of Properly Functioning Downspouts

Most people hate cleaning their gutters and downspouts, so why even bother with it? The guttering system is one of the most important systems on a home. A properly functioning gutter system is designed to combat water damage to your house. Gutters collect the rain from the roof and direct it away from your house. Downspouts…

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Five Important questions to ask about gutters

How gutters can prevent thousands of dollars in damage to your home. Here you will find 5 important questions to think about when it comes to your gutters. The why, how, when, and what pertains to gutter replacement and protection. 1. WHY SHOULD YOU CARE ABOUT YOUR GUTTER SYSTEM? First, this is an important gutter…

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Clogged gutters – what do you value more, time or money?

Are Clogged Gutters Costing You Time? “Money can in fact buy time. And it buys time pretty effectively,” said Professor Dunn, who worked with colleagues at Harvard Business School, Maastricht University and Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam.  Dunn continues, “And so my take-home message is, ‘think about it, is there something you hate doing that fills you…

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