A rainstorm can exert around 1,000 pounds of pressure on a roof, and gutters displace nearly 600 pounds of pressure. As such, gutters keep rainwater from hitting at full force. They cannot work effectively if twigs, dirt, and leaves clog gutters. They need to be kept clean and maintained three to four times annually.
Allowing twigs, leaves, and dirt to accumulate may cause your gutter to rust out or develop a hole. Without treating these holes Read Full Post
It is getting closer to many of our favorite times of year: autumn. Autumn brings cooler temperatures, football season, playoff baseball, hikes around the lake, and maybe even some apple pie in anticipation of the holidays. Fall also brings with it, lots of falling leaves from deciduous trees and countless needles are shed from coniferous trees. For homeowners with standard gutter systems, it can seem like 99.99 percent of those leaves and needles end up in their gutters. However, this does not need to be the case Read Full Post
It is, at the moment, the height of summer, so many of us do not want to even think about leaves falling off the trees in autumn and snow falling in the winter. Living in a cold weather state like Minnesota means that most people want to relish the warm weather months and not give a single thought to raking leaves, scraping ice, or shoveling snow. If you are one of these people, please believe us when we say that we understand. The nature of our business Read Full Post
Protecting the home that you live in should be a top priority as a homeowner. The investment in a home is likely the biggest financial investment that you’ll make in your lifetime. So, don’t cut any corners when it comes to protecting this large investment. At Minnesota Leafless Gutters, we are proud to offer durable gutters to help maximize the protection of your home from water and debris. Read Full Post
Whether you love winter or hate it, it is a fact of life here in Minnesota. Homeowners deal with the impact of winter on our homes each and every year. A home’s roof and gutter system can be particularly impacted during the winter months given the cold temperatures and the frequent precipitation. Minnesota Leafless Gutters continues to work full time as an essential business and offers customers contact-free service if you would like to move forward with a repair but would rather not have unnecessary contact with our staff because of COVID.
Ice dams form when precipitation (snow, ice and/or rain) freezes on your roof and then melts and refreezes again and again. This can happen for many reasons, including changes in external temperature or lack of adequate insulation and/or ventilation inside your home. Read Full Post
There are certain home improvement projects that you simply cannot ignore. One of those parts of your home that should not be ignored is faulty gutters that are failing to work efficiently. Poorly functioning gutters can cause significant damage to your home’s foundation as the intent of a gutter system is to push excess water away from the structure of the home. So, if you’ve got gutters that are in bad shape, our team at Minnesota Leafless Gutters is here to provide high quality gutter services for our clients across St. Paul, MN. Read Full Post