No one likes cleaning their gutters — but now, with the assistance of the top-rated gutter guard installers in the Muncie area, you can cut back on the time you spend cleaning yours.by House Method Local Advisors -
The time taken and risks assumed in the process of gutter cleaning make the job unappealing for many homeowners. However, failing to keep your gutters clean can lead to a host of problems. Undisturbed gutters can become home to bees and birds, and debris-filled gutters can become food for roaches. Water stagnating in your gutters can grow mildew and mold, and obstructed gutters can overflow, causing water damage to your yard and home.
Muncie is in the top 57.3% percentile in the country for average daily precipitation, which makes protecting your gutters — and, as a result, your yard and your home — even more important.
To aid you in getting the job done quickly and effectively, we've assembled a list of the best gutter guard installers in and around Muncie.
These are our top gutter guard companies in Muncie based on reputation, services, and product quality
There are a myriad of benefits to installing gutter guards on your house in Muncie. Reducing the time you spend cleaning your house's gutters is the most important reason many consumers purchase gutter guards. Gutter guards — or any device — won't get rid of the need for gutter cleaning on occasion, but they will significantly reduce the time you spend on this task, or the amount you spend on employing a gutter services professional.
In addition, gutter guards can help keep away pests. Gutters that are protected can avoid becoming home to birds' nests and beehives, and avoiding debris accumulation also helps discourage roaches and other pests that eat gutter waste. Guards also decrease the risk of water damage and mold growth and mitigate the chance of premature corrosion or rust on your gutters, which will save you money on repair and replacement.
There are typically six types of gutter guards: brush, foam, screen, mesh, surface tension, and micro-mesh. The first four can be installed by yourself (although mesh and screen tend to be more difficult and in the majority of cases should be professionally installed), while micro-mesh and surface tension guards must always be professionally installed.
There are pros and cons to every type of guard, and the variety you choose to go with for your Muncie home will depend on a handful of factors. Consider getting in touch with a local Muncie gutter guard professional to inquire about different gutter guard types and decide which is best for your house.
The amount you spend on gutter guard installation in Muncie will be influenced by several factors. The first variable is the type of gutter guards you pick — different materials will have different costs per linear foot. Next you will need to decide whether you would prefer to install the guards on your own, to employ a local Muncie contractor, or to hire one of Indiana's full-service installation companies. A full-service company will offer more guidance when it comes to choosing a guard type and measuring your gutter system. Last but not least, there are the specific details of your home, like the size of your house and the accessibility of the gutter system.
To more precisely estimate how much you will spend on gutter guards for your home, contact at least one of the gutter guard service companies from our above list and inquire about getting a free inspection and estimate. You can also use our table below to determine specific price ranges for different types of gutter guard materials. Note that these estimates are not a guarantee of prices in Muncie, and they do not account for labor costs.
|Gutter guard material||Cost per foot of material||Cost for typical home||Total cost including labor|
|Brush||$4.52 - $12.34||$1130-$3085||$2,191 - $4,146|
|Foam||$1.92 - $3.52||$480-$880||$1,541 - $1,941|
|Screen||$0.38 - $1.38||$95-$345||$1,156 - $1,406|
|Mesh||$0.82 - $2.7||$205 - $687||$1,266 - $1,748|
|Micro-mesh||$1.69 - $2.32||$244 - $580||$1,305 - $1,641|
|Surface tension||$1.08 - $1.55||$270 - $387||$1,331 - $1,448|
Even if you are handy, installing gutter guards on the gutter system of your Muncie home is a task that benefits from professional help. A reliable Muncie gutter services company can help ensure that all measuring work is totally accurate and that materials are not over-purchased. They are your area experts when it comes to installing gutter guards and know the best way to go about it quickly and safely, saving you time and stress. They will be able to recommend which type of guard you should purchase based on specific features of your property. For a handful of styles of gutter guards, such as mesh, screen, surface tension, and micro-mesh, professional installation is highly recommended or required.
One specific company that we highly recommend to assist with installation is LeafFilter. The company's patented three-piece 275-micron micromesh screen system comes with a free estimate, a full-service installation, and a lifetime transferable warranty.
Generally, gutter guards are a smart investment for any household. They can cut down on how much you spend on cleaning and repairs, improve the appearance of your property, and prolong the life of your gutter system. They reduce the risk of mold and mildew growth and keep your gutters from becoming host to the likes of insects and birds. Additionally, when you decide to move to a new home, gutter guards can add value to your property.
If you are looking to verify the legitimacy of a gutter guard installation company, you can begin by looking at reviews online, including via the BBB. When it comes time to communicate directly with a Muncie gutter guard installation company, they should be able to provide, after an inspection, a written estimate and a copy of their warranties. A trustworthy company should have insurance, in case a worker sustains an injury on your property, and they should be able to explain how the work they need to do will or will not affect the warranty on your roof.
Different gutter guard styles will cost different amounts per linear foot. Scroll up to view our table above to estimate the cost of gutter guards based on the size of your gutter system and the material you select. You might also need to account for the cost of labor if you purchase certain types of guard.
When planning a gutter overhaul, it is in your best interest to contact multiple companies in your area to find out about their services and get an approximate price. It is recommended that you contact at least one of the companies from our above list to make sure that they offer the services you need and to compare costs. You can also look for a company on our guide to the Muncie's best gutter service providers to get a feel for what other kinds of services they may offer.
Some companies will remove your old gutter guards along with installing new ones. Not every company offers both services; the best way to make sure your gutters get the care they need is to call one or two of the companies on our list above to ask about which specific services they offer.