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MasterShield Gutter Guard Review

This MasterShield Gutter Guard review details the replacement of my old 5 inch rain gutters with new 6 inch wide gutters and the installation of MasterShield Gutter Protection. Clogged and Poorly Installed Rain Gutters The 5 inch wide rain gutters on my house were the original “builder grade” gutters that had several problems: Improperly pitched […]

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MasterShield Gutter Guard and Downspout Tie-In

MasterShield Gutter Guard Review – Part 2

This MasterShield Gutter Guard review is continued from MasterShield Gutter Guard Review – Part 1. New 6 Inch Gutter Installation The new 6 inch wide gutters being installed by MasterShield Atlanta – KTL Home Improvement along the garage: Closeup of the MasterShield Gutter Guards on the garage: The MasterShield Gutter Guard outside corner ridge is […]

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Mastershield Gutter Guards: June Update

MasterShield Gutter Guard Performance Update – Spring Season

The MasterShield Gutter Guards were installed in January and it’s now middle of June. The trees around my home blossomed in April and May, dropping large amounts of catkins, pollen, Tulip Poplar petals, seeds and some leaves on the roof and gutters. This Mastershield Gutter Guard performance update describes how the new gutter covers performed. […]

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MasterShield Gutter Guard: High Roof

MasterShield Gutter Guard Performance Update – Fall Season

It’s early November and the leaves are falling. Time to see how the MasterShield Gutter Guards are performing. Also see the MasterShield Gutter Guard Review for installation and cost details. The Spring Season update is here. MasterShield Gutter Guard Performance Update – Fall Season Leaves and debris just roll off the gutter guards. The gutters are […]

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Rhino Gutter Guard - Bottom Profile

Rhino Gutter Guard and MasterShield Comparison

I have both Rhino Gutter Guard and MasterShield Gutter Guard installed on my home and compare the two products in this review. Both are excellent stainless steel micro-mesh products that work well, are only available through authorized dealer/installers and cost about the same. Each product has certain advantages however neither product is entirely maintenance free. […]

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Rhino Gutter Guard Installation Details

Rhino Gutter Guard Performance and Maintenance

Rhino Gutter Guard installation, performance and maintenance issues are discussed in this project. Also see the Rhino Gutter Guard and MasterShield Comparison. Rhino Gutter Guards A couple years ago I had the original 5 inch gutters on my home replaced with 6 inch gutters and MasterShield gutter guards installed. More recently I hired a builder […]

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Zip Hinge™

Zip Hinge Review

Zip Hinge™ is a gutter downspout hinge that installs quickly so the downspout can be flipped-up and out of the way for mowing and landscaping. This Zip Hinge review illustrates the product installation and benefits. Gutter Downspout Problems Gutter downspouts often have straight extensions to release rain water several feet away from the foundation of […]

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First Section of Gutter Cover Installed

How to Install Bullnose Rain Gutter Covers

This article explains how to tune-up your rain gutters and install bull-nose metal rain gutter covers. The gutter is cleaned, remounted with a proper slope for drainage and metal gutter covers installed. Bullnose gutter covers are probably the best solution for keeping debris out of the rain gutter to minimize difficult and expensive gutter cleanings. […]

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