Beware of the Dry Weather Hazard

At Gutter Cover of Kansas City, we don’t want to just sell a product.  Our desire is to educate and inform regarding the importance of protecting or covering your gutters.  The obvious is that it prevents gutters from clogging with leaves and other debris.  When gutters fill up they overflow and this can result in wood rot…

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Gutter Cover Kansas City Provides Safe Alternative to Gutter Cleaning

Homeowners getting hurt while trying to clean their gutters. The staff at Gutter Cover of Kansas City often receives calls after homeowners have experienced a mishap cleaning their gutters, owner Doug Stacye said.  “We did a large job installing gutter protection after a homeowner broke his back trying to clean his gutters,” he said.  “He…

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The History of Rain Gutters

“Necessity is the mother of invention”.  The Oxford Dictionary defines this proverb as follows, “When the need for something becomes imperative, you are forced to find ways of getting or achieving it”.  So it made me wonder about the history of rain gutters.  In my research, I found it is commonly acknowledged that the Romans…

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Just the Cold Hard Facts – About Ice Dams

The Facts About Ice Dams and The Issues They Can Cause Winter has made its presence known and it makes me shiver to think of all the damage that can occur due to heavy snow, freezing rain, and the continual freezing/melting cycle.   I think this would be a good time to examine the cold hard…

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