Do I need to purchase a leaf guard?
If you have trees around your house, yes, you probably need to purchase a leaf guard. However, be aware before purchasing a leaf guard that there are many factors to consider. Of the 30 + different kinds of gutter guards or gutter covers marketed today, our professionals have found that only one or two will keep your gutter completely 100 % clean.
Having said that, some problems with icing over with these products do occur. Evaluate your situation first and use simple common sense and buy a proven quality gutter guard product (which is installed over the gutter) that will keep the large debris out (leaves, twigs, seeds) and allow the small debris, which enters the gutter, to flow down and out the downspout.
For more information, please visit our Leaf Guard Purchase Tips page.