Cooler nights are upon us, which means that fall will be here before we know it. By the end of September, cooler nights and cooler days will begin to turn the leaves to their brilliant golds, oranges, and reds that we all adore. But, as most Minnesota homeowners know, this signals the falling of millions of leaves onto our roofs, our yards, and our gutters! Those who have gutters without leaf guards know all too well that many hours of cleaning leaves Read Full Post
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Temperatures may still be above freezing most nights and the summer months have just ended, but it will not be long before we have to turn our attention to the cold and snowy months of winter. Minnesota is known for those winter months, and we have learned through the years how to prepare for the cold, wind, snow and ice that will soon be on our doorstep. The exterior of our homes takes a serious beating each and every winter and it is important to act now to prepare your home for this winter weather. In addition to installing high quality seamless gutter systems that will funnel Read Full Post
For many of us, our homes are our most important and significant investments. No matter your age, buying a home is a huge accomplishment and something to be very proud of. When we make that kind of investment, our instinct is to protect it. We want to protect our actual monetary investment of course, but our home also represents many other important things to us, including our families, our passion and our attachment to our community Read Full Post
On average, the Minneapolis area gets approximately 32 inches of rain each year and more than 52 inches of snow. This translates into more than 110 days each year with precipitation. Of course, we try to avoid the rain and snow, staying inside during heavy precipitation, using umbrellas, rain jackets and snow gear to protect us from the elements. However, the exterior of our homes take a beating over time. Every single thunderstorm, snowstorm or summer rain event falls on our roof and hits the siding. Our homes are built to withstand this weather, and your roof, gutter system and siding work together Read Full Post
The simplicity of the gutter system concept might lead some people to believe that there is no room for technological development in the gutter industry. When house construction surpassed the minimum expectations of providing shelter and became expressions of the family’s personality who lived in them, most aspects of home building changed and developed. Gutter systems are no different. Minnesota Leafless Gutters has become a leader in these gutter system developments. Read Full Post
Owning a home can be stressful. For many homeowners, it feels like you must address repair after repair. So, it comes as no surprise that taking the necessary measures to protect the longevity of your home is extremely important. When it comes to mother nature and rain, gutters will help stop water from coming into your basement. That is if they are properly installed on your home. When it comes to quality installation and long-lasting gutters Read Full Post
Since they’re constantly collecting water in their troughs, guttering systems can be especially vulnerable to water damage, most often in the form of rust. Particularly in areas known for their extreme precipitation, aluminum drainage systems can become impaired within just a few years of installation. Therefore, it’s wise to invest in galvanized metals.
Steel gutters are known for their sturdiness and strength and can either be stainless or galvanized. Stainless steel gutters are very uncommon Read Full Post
If you have recently replaced the roof on your home, or had any work done to fix or prevent roof leaks, it may be a good time to also upgrade your gutters. This is especially important if there is any chance that your roof’s leaking problem was caused by problematic gutters. Minnesota Leafless Gutters offers a number of affordable and high-quality gutter systems to replace standard grade gutters often installed by builders and gutters that have been damaged.
Seamless gutter systems are cut to length Read Full Post
Your gutter system plays an extremely important role in protecting your home. Many do not realize just how much water is pushed away from your roof and foundation by your gutters. Here is an example. During a heavy thunderstorm, it is not uncommon to get 1-2 inches of rain in a short period of time. That translates into 500-1000 gallons of water down your gutters. The tub in your bathroom only holds about 40 gallons of water total, so give that some thought. That is a lot of water! It is critical to make sure that your gutter system is working well so that it can push all of that water away, in order to prevent water damage inside your home and around your foundation. Read Full Post
What is one job around the house that you just dread more than anything else? Cleaning the bathroom? Washing your windows? Washing dishes? While none of those sound particularly fun, they are by no means dangerous. There is one other chore that is dreaded and disliked by most homeowners in part because it can be potentially dangerous…. cleaning your gutters. Getting up on a ladder to clean your gutters requires balance, a ladder and some bravery. Many people decide that the risk is not worth it and either ignore the chore or hire someone else to do it every few months Read Full Post