Gutter Protection | Best Pick Reports
There are many systems designed to minimize the amount of debris and
plant matter that enters your gutters. However, no system is perfect.
Even with a gutter protection system, gutters may still need to be
Gutter caps. Cap systems are
installed over existing gutters and direct water around and under the
cap, while larger debris falls to the ground.
Gutter screens. Gutter screens
are wire mesh or plastic screens that cover the gutters and decrease
the amount of debris that can enter the gutter, while allowing water to
flow freely through openings in the screen. They are usually the
cheapest and easiest to install of all the gutter protection systems,
and they can be removed for maintenance. Many styles clip to the
gutters themselves but may blow off during heavy wind. Some models may
sag under snow, ice, or heat from the sun. Gutter screens do not
eliminate the need for cleanings but may reduce the time between