Gutter guards and what they really do! Gutter guards prevent leaves, twigs, shingle grit, or other debris from entering and collecting in your gutters allowing the water to flow right through the gutter and away from your home.

The different types of gutter guards? There are several ways of classifying gutter guards -- you can divide them into very broad or very specific categories. These are six basic types:

Mesh, Reverse curve, Bottle brush, Nylon, Non-gutter cover, Foam type

Mesh gutter guards are sheets filled with holes that cover the gutter and are mounted under your shingles and over the gutter. Small holes are more efficient than large holes because they don't clog. Smaller holes sift out all the debris but let water into the gutter.

Reverse curve gutter guards are designed to direct water downward into the gutter through a tiny slit and "prevent" leaves from entering.

Bottle brush gutter guards are basically those pokey bristles that prevent birds from landing on things such as statues. The bristles face upright so debris can rest on top while water flows into the gutter. There is a big problem behind this, after the debris build up on top of the bristles, water can't get through and you have to clean off the brush.

Nylon gutter guards are basically nylon filter installed inside the gutter. They might prevent leaves from entering but twigs and small debris will pass through and clog the gutter.

Non-gutter covers replace your gutters with a set of thin louvers that divert rain off the roof.

Foamtype, is made from a plastic that fits directly into the gutter. This is works the same as if you places a sofa foam inside your gutter. It will get dirty and absorb water into itself and prevent water flowing through. .

Smart Gutter Guard is all made of Stainless Steel, insuring high quality for this application and is the only system that is custom cut for the length of your gutter.

1. What is the difference between Smart Gutter Guard and other gutter protectors?
It is tough, durable, indestructible and rust free.

2. Do I need to buy new gutters?
No, Smart Gutter Guard is a gutter cover system that fits 5" and 6" gutters or can be custom made to fit your unique gutter.

3. How long will Smart Gutter Guard last?
Smart Gutter Guard is warranted to last as long as the gutter system it's installed on.

4. Will water ever overflow the Smart Gutter Guard?
If a gutter protected by Smart Gutter Guard overflows it isn't due to clogs, it is because the gutter and downspout are unable to channel the water away as quickly as it is filling the gutter.

5. How is Smart Gutter Guard Installed?
Smart Gutter Guard is easy to install by any competent person, simple hand tools are all that is required. However there are many ways this system can be set up; depending on how the gutter is hung, roof slope and other factors, that make each house unique.

6. How much does Smart Gutter Guard cost?
The cost varies depending on degree of difficulty, number of stories off the ground, pitch of the roof etc.

7. How does Smart Gutter Guard work?
Smart Gutter Guard is made out of stainless steel so it will never rust and is durable enough to outlast the life of your gutters. It is fabricated to custom fit your gutter up to 100 ft in length. Smart Gutter Guard may look like a simple design but we proudly say it is; "The best gutter protection for the price.”

8. Does Smart Gutter Guard have a Warranty?
If the interior of your gutter ever becomes clogged with our Smart Gutter Guard in place, we will refund the cost of the product on the entire installation!

9. Will Smart Gutter Guard void my roof warranty?  
No, because it is not fastened to your roof, so it does not void your roof’s warranty.

10. Can I buy the product from you and install it myself?
Yes, you can purchase Smart Gutter Guard and install it yourself. Click here for installation instructions. The only flaw to installing yourself is that we do not offer a warranty. 
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