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Shopping for New Gutters? Here’s What You Need to Know!

16 June 2018

Our team answers homeowner questions every weekend on WCCO 830 AM from 9:00 am-10:00 am.  Have your most pressing home improvement questions answered by calling 651-989-9226 or texting 81807.  Here’s must-know information from Barry Stranz (professional & educator) who has 30+ years in the home improvement industry shared on 6.16.18.

For many homeowners, shopping for leafless gutters can be a daunting task.  Rain gutters come in a variety of sizes and the size you select for your home should be reflective of your roof’s surface area.  One of the biggest cost-saving measures that can blow up in a homeowner’s face is opting for too small of gutters.  Less material equates to a lower gutter cost.  However, during torrential rains, too small of gutters result in water overflowing.  The problem with this scenario is that this water can destroy landscaping and cause water to pool near your foundation.  With enough rain, undersized gutters can leave you with a flooded basement.  Reliable gutter professionals understand that gutter size should be determined relative to the roof’s surface area.

LP® SmartSide® prefinished with Diamond Kote® & LeafGuard® Brand Gutters proved to be a winning combination.

LeafGuard® Brand Gutters are custom-made for each home they are installed on.  Their oversized six inch gutter design and three inch by four downspouts lead the industry in size.  The utilization of these downspouts, guaranteed to be clog-free, guarantees that water is filtered away from the home in a controlled manner.

Learn the Gutter Installation Techniques Utilized by Our Team to Ensure Optimum Installation: 

Three Reasons Why LeafGuard® Brand Gutters Reign Supreme Over Ordinary Brands:

-The Good Housekeeping Institute certified them to handle over 32 inches of rain in an hour

-The aluminum they are made from is 20% thicker than basic gutters

-The seamless design eliminates the worry of leaky seams

-They’re guaranteed to be clog-free for both the initial homebuyer and the next person that purchases the home


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Browse Our Rain Gutter Installation Projects:


James & Bridget's River Falls, WI LeafGuard® Gutter Project


Jeff & Diane’s Blaine, MN LeafGuard® Gutter Project


Jon & Susan’s LeafGuard® Brand Gutter Project in Star Prairie, WI

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