Practical Solutions of the Gutter Guard
Answer: Most of you go into the gutter with the rain water, and if there are enough of you from a very close big tree, enough of you can clog the gutter. According to the engineer, if the tree is at least a hundred feet away from the gutter and the prevailing winds are away from the building, the Niagara style of gutter guard is perfect. You may want to check out more here.
If you Google “Care Free vinyl gutter covers,” you’ll see a row of louvres instead of one long fin like the Niagara gutter protector. Suddenly, the odds of a blossom reaching the ground improve dramatically. With the Niagara sort of gutter guard, less of you can wash into the gutter.
However, if you ask an engineer for the best leaf guard, I would recommend a gutter guard with two rows of louvres. Yes, Mr. or Mrs. Blossom, can you picture two rows of louvres instead of one? If you Google “double row louvred gutter guard,” you’ll find a slew of articles written by me — yeah, I’m a prolific guy. Google “Waterloov Gutter Guard” or “The Number One Gutter Protector” to see two examples of double row louvred systems.What are the chances, Mr. or Mrs. Blossom, of getting into the gutter and causing havoc?
If you ask the engineer, he will tell you that the answer is zero. If you’re muddy, you’ll wash onto the front louvres and cover most of them in the worst-case scenario, but guess what?
Mr Homeowner, the owner of your tree, will find you resting there and will be able to help you down to the ground with a telescopic pole and brush assembly to knock you lose and send you on your way to join your buddies on the ground.So, if you ask the engineer which gutter guard or gutter cover is better for allowing leaves and, of course, blossoms to reach their intended destination