Keeping leafs out of gutter

Old 05-30-11, 01:20 PM
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Keeping leafs out of gutter

Has anyone installed a product similar to gutter helmet or gutterguard yourself? If so, what product did you use and are you satisfied with the outcome? Any tips on installation process?

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Old 05-30-11, 02:07 PM
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Oversize seamless gutters to keep them open and let the wind suck them out. If they are installed properly, the water will flush the debris out through large down spouts. It is a great solution for winter to let the sun get at the gutters and keep them open instead of causing bridging the gutter during light fluffy snow falls we get that are followed by a lot of cold air and very warm radient sun.

Old 05-30-11, 03:40 PM
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Used the homestore plastic ones. Lasted 8 yrs. Just remove some sections from warping. Have not cleaned the gutters in 8 yrs, but this yr I did because the warping caused debris to get in.

They are $1 for 3 ft. Cheap, and they work. I will reinstall before the fall.

Mike NJ
Old 05-31-11, 08:15 AM
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I used the ones from Hallett, so far it's doing good. It's the traditional reverse curve type, but with regular checks and cleaning it's been on my house for almost 4 years now.
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Rainfilter was inexpensive and works excellent

Just had my all my facia metal clad, and installed new gutters. I purchased Rainfilter from Costco at $45 per box (2 boxes) that did just under 100 feet of gutter. The installer was really impressed with how easily they installed, and how well they work. Anyone could install them in no time. You can find them on the net. Cheers!
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My parents installed gutter helmet several years ago after the old man fell off the roof trying to clean out the gutters

They've been happy with them

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