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Gutter Helmet Frequently Asked Questions

Get the facts on Gutter Helmet’s exclusive leaf gutter guard system. Find Gutter Helmet leaf gutter guard reviews and product comparison facts, cost and installation information and more. Read more about our Lifetime Warranty and protecting your gutters in snow and ice.

Gutter Helmet ColorsWhat Gutter Helmet Colors Are Available?
Gutter Helmet’s solid gutter covers are available a wide assortment of colors to match your home’s exterior. Choose from following Gutter Helmet colors: bronze, charcoal, brown, black, sand, copper, timber and more.

How much does a gutter guard system cost?
•    When estimating the cost of a Gutter Helmet system, there are many factors to consider:  
•    The number of floors your home has
•    The square footage of your home
•    The number of sides/corners your home has
•    Whether or not there is a need for ladders or other special equipment to complete the installation
•    The overall condition of your gutter system, fascia and roof and whether any repair or replacement is necessary

If necessary, we will adjust your gutters, clean them for free, seal and re- pitch them if needed. Before we install your Gutter Helmet gutter leaf guard system, we provide a free inspection to ascertain if any additional work is needed to safely secure your gutter protection system. Once a complete gutter inspection is finished, we can provide a free, no obligation cost estimate for installing Gutter Helmet.  Request a quote from a local Gutter Helmet dealer.

How long does it take to install a Gutter Helmet Gutter Protection System?
A Gutter Helmet gutter protection system can be installed in just one day. Our professionally trained and insured installers start by performing a complimentary cleaning, sealing and checking gutters for damage or any necessary repairs before installing your Gutter Helmet system. Then the solid gutter covers are attached using heavy gauge, reinforced support brackets. Each gutter cover panel is fitted securely over your rain gutters for maximum protection. Gutter Helmet rain gutter protection gutter covers mount over or under roof shingles, depending on your roof line. A final inspection of your gutter protection system is performed and your home is left in its original condition. Our work is guaranteed to last a lifetime.

Gutter Helmet Reviews: How does Gutter Helmet compare to screens and foam products?
What’s the difference between gutter foams or gutter screen mesh filters and a solid gutter cover such as Gutter Helmet? Gutter Helmet’s solid gutter system has been reviewed and compared in side by side tests.  Gutter Helmet protected better than other gutter protection products such as Leaf Guard and Gutter Guard brand gutter protection systems. Our solid leaf gutter guard system a better job at keeping leaves out and preventing clogged gutters. Gutter screens allowed in pine needles and small tree debris through the holes in the mesh screen. Gutter Helmet is a solid gutter cover, not a screen. Gutter Helmet is NOT foam either. Gutter foams work by absorbing water and shedding leaves by blocking them from getting into gutters.  The problem is that leaves build up on top of the foam and break down which eventually leads to clogging. Gutter Helmet’s patented system has been tested and ranked as the #1 in America by Dean Johnson, Host of Hometime.

What Is Unique About Gutter Helmet’s Leaf Gutter Guards?
Gutter Helmet’s patented leaf gutter guards have been protecting homes from the damage caused by clogged gutters for over thirty years. Our gutter protection system has been tested and retested to ensure the highest product possible. Gutter Helmet is the only solid gutter cover with more than a half dozen design patents and the exclusive Permalife finish, which ensures a rust proof, fade proof long lasting and durable cover.

Is Gutter Helmet The Only Aluminum Gutter Guard Available?
No, there are a number of other aluminum gutter guards on the market that try to imitate the Gutter Helmet patented design. The truth is that Gutter Helmet’s aluminum gutter guard is the original - the first, the best and the number one gutter guards in America.

Snow and Ice Gutter ProtectionCan Gutter Helmet Prevent Damage From Winter Snow and Ice?
Gutter Helmet is engineered to handle heavy, wet snow and ice dams too. Gutter Helmet is the preferred gutter protection system installed throughout the north in states like Connecticut, Pennsylvania, New York and Massachusetts, and Minnesota where heavy snow and ice storms are common. It’s a testament to the weight bearing capability of Gutter Helmet’s solid gutter leaf guard system. Gutter Helmet will also prevent ice dams by keeping leaves out so gutters won’t clog and build up with water increasing the likelihood of ice dams.  Gutter Helmet gutter guard system will offer the best gutter protection against winter weather.

Some local Gutter Helmet dealers can install a special self-regulating heat cable called Hidden Heat that can reduce the buildup of ice dams and prevent frozen gutters and dangerous ice cycles. Gutter Helmet's patented brackets are specially formulated act as a conduit by carrying and concealing the heat cable. Ask your local dealer about this special service.

Hidden Heat

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Serving the following cities in Tennessee

Alcoa, Andersonville, Athens, Caryville, Chattanooga, Cleveland, Clinton, Cosby, Crossville, Dandridge, Dayton, Dunlap, Eagleton Village, East Brainerd, East Ridge, Etowah, Fairfield Glade, Fairview, Fairmont, Farragut, Gatlinburg, Harriman, Harrison, Jacksboro, Jefferson City, Kingston, Knoxville, Lafollette, Lake City, Lenoir City, Loudon, Louisville, Maryville, Maynardville, Morristown, Newport, Norris, Oak Ridge, Ooltewah, Parrotsville, Pigeon Forge, Powell, Red Bank, Sevierville, Signal Mountain, Soddy Daisy, Spring City, Sweetwater, Tazewell, Townsend, Walden, Wears Valley

Serving the following cities in Georgia:

Blue Ridge, Calhoun, Chatsworth, Chattanooga Valley, Chickamauga, Dalton, including Eton, East Ridge, Fairmont, Fort Oglethorpe, Lafayette, Lookout Mountain, Ringgold, Rising Fawn, Rocky Face, Roswell, Summerville, Trenton, Walden