How Do Gutter Guards Work?

How Do Gutter Guards Work?

We’re sure you’ve heard us use the term Gutter Guard (or looked at our companies name) and found yourself wondering what do gutter guards do? So we thought we’d take a moment to explain what the function of gutter guards are and how they can help you spend a little/lot less time worrying or cleaning out your gutters.


Gutter guard are suppose to keep the debris off of your roof and gutters so water can flow freely into your gutters and away from your home. Mastershield has a fantastic graphic displaying how they work.MasterShield Gutter Guards


You can see that they allow the debris to flow over the top. Water will pool and drip into the gutter.  They do not make gutters invincible from gathering debris or needing cleaned. They do reduce the amount that you have to clean them a year. An installer can match the pitch of roof letting airflow. Allowing the debris to act as if you had no gutters.  So gutter guards work better on other homes than others. Make sure to choose the right gutter guard for your home. Interested in adding gutter guards to your home. Please view our previous post about the different types of gutter guards or visit our office to view the different samples we have.

For a free estimate on gutter cleaning, repairs or adding gutter guards, call us today! Gutters & Guards experienced team will take the guess-work out of the process, and ensure that your home is protected.

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