Get Your Home Ready for Spring!

Spring is finally here…we hope! After a record-breaking cold winter, Kansas City is ready for Spring! Learn how to get your home and gutters ready for Spring! Why Should My Home Be Prepared for Heavy Spring Rains? Spring rains should feel restorative. But if our homes aren’t ready it could be devastating. Unprepared homes may…

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Advantage Gutter Guard® is Highly Awarded

Are you looking for a gutter guard that can prove its value? We are proud to share some of the more recent awards Gutter Cover Kansas City ™ has won with its product Advantage Gutter Guard®. Angi’s List Super Service Award 2021 Angi’s List recognized Gutter Cover Kansas City ™ for exemplary customer service. We’ve…

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Heat Cables: Should I Put Them On My Home?

The primary purpose of heat cables/heat tape is to prevent ice dams and create the opportunity to drain melting snow away from the home. Heat cables are an electric heating cord typically installed along the edge of a roofline and through the gutter. Heat cables can certainly help a home that struggles with ice dams….

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Are Your Gutters Ready for Winter?

How to Get Your Gutters Ready for Winter: Attach and check downspout extensions. As snow and ice melt the ground gets inundated with water. Make sure the large amount of snow melting off your roof and gutters gets directed away from your home’s foundation. Tighten gutter spikes or brackets. Inspect gutters to make sure they…

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Cleaning Your Gutters – Do’s & Don’ts

Cleaning your gutters is essential for keeping a home healthy. You know that, I know that, but getting it done is another matter. One of the biggest challenges to gutter cleaning is the ladder fall risk. So before stepping on the ladder, here’s some Do’s and Don’ts so your ‘cleaning your gutters day’ is a safe…

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Is Cleaning My Gutters Enough To Prevent Overflowing Gutters?

Have you ever had rain water overflow your gutters? Most have. If you have, you likely also experienced the damaging effects of gallons of water inundating the siding, foundation and landscaping of your home. Even more frustrating, some have cleaned their gutters to find that their gutters are still overflowing. Why? This article will explore…

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The Must-Read Guide for Identifying the Best Gutter Cover System in KC

What is the Best Gutter Cover System? You know keeping your gutters clean is important for protecting the health, safety and longevity of your home. But…let’s face it…you’ve got better things to do than clean your gutters every weekend until winter. So, this year you’re going to maximize your time and have gutter guards installed. Brilliant idea!…

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Is Advantage Gutter Guard® Too Heavy for Gutters?

The entire Advantage Gutter Guard® system is made of durable, high-quality heavy gauge aluminum. When doing research, you will find that this  stands in contrast to systems that use thinner materials or even plastic (poly…) in their designs. So, the question is, ‘Does having a gutter guard made of the highest quality materials weigh the…

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How to Keep Bird Nests Out of the Gutter

Do you get bird nests in your gutters? True, birds are adorable fluttering through the trees. It’s fun to watch baby birds hatch and learn to fly. However, when a bird decides to build its home in our gutters, it is a different story. The Problem with Bird Nests in the Gutters Dangerous For Your…

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Clogged Gutters Can Lead To Termites!

Several years ago we had quite the surprise at an installation: As we removed the old gutter, a severe termite infestation was revealed. The homeowner was notified and a termite expert came to inspect. The damage was considerable – they had infested the beams in his attic. The expert explained that clogged gutters were a…

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