If you have questions about gutter guards for your home, review some gutter guard frequently asked questions below.
How do gutter guards work?
The main goal of gutter guards is to keep leaves and debris out of gutter systems by forcing rainwater from the gutter hood into the gutter trough. Debris and other materials are kept out of the gutter by the small opening between the gutter hood and trough and continue to fall to the ground.
How much do gutter guards cost?
For most average homeowners, gutter guards are extremely affordable. They are also an investment towards the safety and longevity of your home. Contact EMA Construction for a free estimate on gutter guards for your home today.
What are the lengths of gutter guards?
EMA Construction installs seamless gutters roll-formed to custom lengths to fit your home.
Does the steepness of my roof affect gutter systems?
Installation is not affected by the steepness of a roof. Even the steepest of roofs can have gutter guards installed on them, and actually perform much better.
Do guards protect my gutters from pine needles?
Yes, gutter guards are very efficient with keeping pine needles, leaves, and other organic material out of gutters.
What material are gutter guards made of?
Gutter guards installed by EMA Construction are made of aluminum so they will never rust or deteriorate.
Will gutter guards be able to withstand a heavy rain or downpour?
Yes, even in strong weather conditions, gutter guards will be able to catch rain waiter without clogging.
Will gutter guards interfere with the exterior design of my home?
No, gutter guards come in a variety of attractive designs and colors to compliment majority of homes.
What maintenance is required with gutter guards?
Maintenance with gutter guards is fairly low; only requiring an occasional water hose down or blow with a leaf blower.
What is the best time of year to install gutter guards?
Typically, after snow as melted but before spring has begun is the best time of year to install guards on your gutters. This will prevent the spring seed, pollen, and nesting birds out of your gutters during the rainy season when they are most prevalent.
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If you still have questions about gutter guards, please contact EMA Construction for a free estimate on a system for your home.