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Nobody looks forward to gutter cleaning, a task which can take a lot of time and occasionally be dangerous. However, failing to keep your gutters clean can lead to all manner of problems. Clogged gutters can cause mildew, mold, and water damage to your home and yard. On top of that, gutters full of debris can attract pests like cockroaches — not to mention that an unattended gutter system can become home to beehives or birds' nests.
While some gutter guards can be installed on your own, utilizing a local gutter guard installer in Homer will guarantee that the job is done correctly the first time.
Browse our list of the best rain gutter service professionals around Homer to discover the perfect one for you.
These are our top gutter guard companies in Homer based on reputation, services, and product quality
When you decide to install gutter guards on your Homer home, you increase its value and gain many long- and short-term benefits. The clearest benefit is that putting gutter guards on your home lessens the need for gutter cleaning. While nothing can eliminate the need to clean your gutters, adding guards greatly lessens the amount of time you (or your local gutter service professionals) will need to spend on a ladder.
Some other benefits of installing gutter guards include less gutter overflow, which mitigates the chance of water damage and mold growth on your house and lawn. Gutters that don't fill with standing water are less at risk for premature corrosion or rust, which will save you money on repair and replacement services. Covered gutters avoid becoming homes for birds' nests and beehives, and avoid the accumulation of debris that attracts roaches and other pests.
In general, gutter guards can be split into six types, and sorted based on how easy they are to DIY. Brush and foam guards are the easiest to install on your own, while screen and mesh guards are in the middle and should be installed professionally. Surface tension and micro-mesh guards require professional installation.
The different gutter guard types have different benefits and drawbacks — which one is best for your home in Homer will be based on what your needs are. The fastest way to come to a decision is to talk with one or more of Homer's local gutter guard professionals to ask which types of guards they carry and identify which one best matches your needs.
Gutter guard installation in Illinois covers a wide range of prices, and your specific price will be dependent on several factors. The first one is whether you are doing the installation yourself, hiring a local Homer contractor, or hiring one of the full-service installation companies in Illinois. A full-service company will cost more but will provide more assistance when it comes to things like measuring your gutter system and picking a material. The material you choose and certain aspects of your property (such as the size of and accessibility of the gutter system) will also influence the final price.
To best estimate how much it will cost to add gutter guards to your home, reach out to one or more of the gutter guard service providers from our above list and ask about getting a free inspection and estimate. You can also take a look at our table below to find specific price ranges for the different kinds of gutter guard materials. Note that these estimates are not a guarantee of prices in Homer, and do not take into account the cost of labor.
|Gutter guard material||Cost per foot of material||Cost for typical home||Total cost including labor|
|Brush||$4.52 - $12.34||$1130-$3085||$2,313 - $4,268|
|Foam||$1.92 - $3.52||$480-$880||$1,663 - $2,063|
|Screen||$0.38 - $1.38||$95-$345||$1,278 - $1,528|
|Mesh||$0.82 - $2.7||$205 - $687||$1,388 - $1,870|
|Micro-mesh||$1.69 - $2.32||$244 - $580||$1,427 - $1,763|
|Surface tension||$1.08 - $1.55||$270 - $387||$1,453 - $1,570|
You may be accustomed to tackling many home projects yourself — you may even have installed your Homer home's gutter system yourself — but gutter guard installation is a project best left to the professionals. If you know you are going to go with a specific type of gutter guard — including screen, mesh, surface tension, or micro-mesh guards — professional installation may be required or highly recommended. If you are feeling indecisive, a local gutter service professional from Homer can guide you in selecting the best gutter guard type for your home. They can help you measure your gutter system, reducing your final cost by protecting you from over-purchasing materials. They will also be able to install your gutter guards efficiently and safely, saving you time and hassle.
If you are in need of a company that can offer you a free inspection and estimate as well as a full installation, one of your best bets is going to be LeafFilter. The company's patented three-piece 275-micro micromesh screen system has a lifetime transferable warranty.
Gutter guards will help you save time and money that you'd normally invest in gutter cleaning and repairs, help your gutters last longer, and improve your home's appearance. Guards can help keep your gutter from turning into a home for pests like birds and insects and lower the risk of mildew or mold growth. They can also add value to your property if you decide to sell it. Overall, gutter guards are a smart investment for your home.
If you want to verify the reputation of a gutter guard installation company, you can start by looking at online reviews, including via the BBB. When you speak to one of Homer's gutter guard installation companies directly, they should be able to provide a written estimate and information about their warranties. A reputable company should have insurance, in case a worker sustains an injury on your property, and they should be able to articulate how their processes will or will not affect the warranty on your roof.
Different gutter guard types have different costs per linear foot. See our table above to estimate the cost of gutter guards based on the size of your gutter system and the material you pick. You will also have to account for the cost of labor with certain guard styles.
There are many companies that can install both gutters and gutter guards. The fastest way to find out which companies offer this service and get an estimate is by reaching out to them directly. (You can also check if they made it onto our list of best gutter service companies in Homer.) It is a smart idea to contact at least two of the companies on our list above to ask about what services they offer and compare prices if this is the sort of gutter overhaul you are looking for.
Many full-service gutter guard installers offer a lifetime transferable warranty for their products. Not only will this protect you should the gutter guards fail, but the warranty is transferable to the next owner of your house and can add value to your house when it comes time to sell it.