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The Good Housekeeping Seal of Approval & LeafGuard® Gutters

31 October 2017

It’s almost a guarantee that if you tell an elementary school student that you’re older than the internet, you’ll get a look of horror.  This is understandably so; the internet has drastically changed the way our lives operate day to day.  Many consumers find utilizing it to seek out reviews of products from to be particularly beneficial.  But prior to consumer advocate sites such as Google Reviews & Angie’s List, existed the Good Housekeeping Institute.  Established 105 years ago, the Good Housekeeping Institute’s mission is provide unbiased, scientifically backed information regarding the quality of products available on the market today so that consumers have a safeguard against unwarranted product claims that cannot be proven.

Good Housekeeping SealAll products under consideration go through extensive laboratory testing to ensure that the products are reliable and that the claims made by their manufacturers are substantiated.

Here at Lindus Construction/Midwest LeafGuard we’re proud to carry the only gutter system to have received the Good Housekeeping seal of approval.  This distinction is important because clog-free gutters in good working order are the most important feature of your home for water management.  Without properly working gutters, water can back up into your basement, landscaping can become damaged and your soffit and fascia can rot.

How did the Good Housekeeping Institute decide to award LeafGuard gutters with their Seal of approval?

LeafGuard® underwent six weeks of laboratory testing by scientists at the Good Housekeeping Institute to ensure that the system was clog-free and could adequately handle large amounts of rainwater in a short period of time.  In fact, in a simulated laboratory test, the LeafGuard® system was verified to have handled 32 inches of rain per hour-over three times the heaviest rainfall ever recorded by the US Weather Bureau. LeafGuard

Experience the ultimate peace of mind with LeafGuard® Gutters

The Good Housekeeping Institute is stringent with the products they award their seal of approval because they guarantee that if one of those products were to fail within two years of the purchase date and proper documentation is provided, that they will pay for a full refund or supply a replacement.

What makes LeafGuard® different from ordinary gutters?

Install LeafGuard Gutters® & enjoy:

  • Never having to clean your gutters again – Guaranteed
  • Maintenance free, durable, custom fit gutters
  • 20% thicker aluminum that will never rust or deteriorate
  • A low profile design that won’t interfere with roofing projects or warranties