It’s that time of year—autumn is a beautiful season, but if your gutters aren’t protected, it can spell trouble for the exterior of your home. Unfortunately, gutters are the most prone to problems in the fall because chances are higher that falling leaves, pine needles and small twigs and branches can cause clogs.
What can you do about this? Installing gutter guards is a good start. Timely repair and maintenance is essential for keeping your gutters performing effectively and lasting as long as possible, but the best way to keep gutters clean and prevent these types of problems is a more proactive approach—gutter covers!
Which Gutter Guard Is Best for Albany Homes?
There are so many different options out there, so how do you know which brand is the best? We’ll come right out and say that there are many fantastic brands available and really, there is no single best gutter guard. That said, our team installs (and highly recommends!) Spectra and Evelyn’s Leaf Solution products.
Spectra Gutter Covers
You can rest assured that any solution from Spectra will be durable and perform reliably. One of the biggest names in the rainware business, Spectra offers four different gutter protection options:
- Armour Lock/Eco Guard
- Roll Screen
- Armour Screen
- Armour Lock
Evelyn’s Leaf Solution Gutter Covers
This high-quality leaf protection system is backed by a 100% “NO CLOG” guarantee and, better yet, can be easily installed on existing gutters. This product’s stainless steel mesh is designed to ensure nothing but water gets into the gutter, and the downward dips help slow down and direct water through the mesh and prevent overflow.
Gutter Guard Installation in Albany, NY
One thing is certain—no matter what product you go with, the right installation makes all the difference (which is why we don’t recommend DIY projects). The right installers can ensure your gutter covers are installed correctly so that you don’t have to deal with problems down the road. Although regular cleaning and maintenance is recommended for keeping your gutters clear, leaf protection systems are a great way to be proactive about it.