Gutter Covers That Work By Neil Smith – KC CHIEF’s Hall-of-Famer

Gutter Cover Kansas City™ Provides A Gutter Guard That Works. Advantage Gutter Guard® works for all seasons and debris Kansas City weather throws at it. Whether it’s fall leaves, spring whirlybirds, acorns, bird nests, pine cones, oak tassels, and of course the KC thunderstorms that can drop a large amount of rain quickly; Our gutter…

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Copper Gutter Installation in Shawnee, KS

Beautiful Shawnee, KS Home With Copper Gutter Installed. Do you live in Shawnee, KS, and dream about installing copper gutters? You’re not alone. Check out our recent Shawnee KS Copper Gutter Installation. We installed 6-inch copper gutters this Spring. The customer’s goal for replacing aluminum gutters with copper? To brighten the front of the home….

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Gutter Replacement

What’s The Best Company For Replacement Gutters? Gutter Cover KC is known for Advantage Gutter Guard ®. But what if you are just looking to replace gutters? Is Gutter Cover Kansas City any different than other guttering companies? Does it matter who installs your gutters? Notice what the experts at HGTV say in their blog…

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How to Keep Bird Nests Out of the Gutter

Do you get bird nests in your gutters? We can prevent birds from building nests in your gutters by installing our solid gutter guard Advantage Gutter Guard ®. It is completely solid, and slightly angled so nesting material slides right off. The birds will decide there’s a much better location for their home elsewhere. The…

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Keep Whirlybirds Out Of Gutters

    Having trouble keeping whirlybirds out of your gutter? You’re not alone, many homeowners deal with this every year. If you are ready to end your whirlybird issue and never want to worry about cleaning your gutters again, start your free no-pressure estimate today. Finding The Solution For Whirlybirds in the Gutters Whirlybirds are…

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Clogged Gutters Cost Time & Money

Clogged gutters tend to be the root of many chronic issues for a home. Why? Gutters are like the immune system of a home – but instead of bacteria and viruses, gutters protect the home from water damage. Rainwater is one of the biggest threats to the health of a home – and its inhabitants….

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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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Common Gutter Winter-Prep Questions

Should I remove gutter guards in the winter?

No. Solid gutter guards protect and reinforce your gutters during the winter. Gutter guards protect your gutters year round.

What does it mean when your gutters are full of ice?

Likely your gutters are clogged or improperly sloped. This puts a heavy load on your gutters and since your gutters are full, water will pour over the gutters during the next rain. Gutters that regularly fill with ice often begin to fall off the home.

A long lasting solution to ice in the gutters:Advantage Gutter Guard®

It can be installed can handle 122 lbs. per linear foot. To put that into perspective, it can support 4 feet of solid ice, or 12 feet of snow stacked on top of it. That’s dramatically more than your average gutter.

How do I keep my gutters from freezing?

Gutters freeze when water is trapped. Water gets trapped in the gutter when gutters are clogged or poorly sloped. To prevent this from happening:

  1. Clean your gutters and downspouts regularly.
  2. Check the slope of your gutters and make sure water is draining properly.