How To Deal With Spike and Ferrule Gutter Systems

Our office previously tracked the number of projects we came across that involved a gutter system attached to the home using a spike and ferrule system – we told ourselves that our goal was to complete enough projects in our area that we would never see another example of this antiquated system again.  Despite our best efforts, we continue to …

The Dangers of a Clogged Gutter System

We’ve previously discussed basic gutter cleaning and maintenance for the average homeowner. Like much of the exterior items on a home, it’s hard to consider potential issues until they’re causing larger problems, but an ounce of prevention now is truly worth its weight in gold. Aluminum seamless gutter systems are installed on your property to help direct water (through rainfall or …

How To Clean and Maintain A Gutter System

An aluminum seamless gutter system has become the norm for most residential homes in the United States and if you’re reading this, you very likely have one installed on your own home.  What many people fail to realize is that the gutter system requires diligent maintenance, typically in the form of cleaning. How often should you check your gutter system? …