Water Stains on Ceilings: What it Truly Means

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Have you ever looked up at your ceiling only to discover an unsightly stain? Water stains on ceilings are displeasing and take away from the beauty of a home’s interior. Along with being unsightly, water stains on ceilings can indicate serious issues that can lead to costly damage. Continue reading as we discuss water stains […]

How to Prep Your Home for Fall and Winter

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Whether you were born a local or call the Greater Kansas City area home, you know our weather is often unpredictable no matter the season. Fall is officially here, and all seasonal things are in full effect: Chiefs football, pumpkin spice everything, fall foliage, etc. Although it’s only autumn, Old Man Winter will make a […]

Critters that are Hiding in Your Gutters This Fall

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Our gutter systems are our first defense in protecting our homes from drainage issues like foundation damage, leaks, siding damage, damage to the soffit and fascia boards, landscaping damage, etc. Gutters are necessary for all homes and should perform well at keeping your home protected from drainage issues. But did you know that critters can […]

How K-Guard Protects Against Whirlybirds & Leaves

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September is upon us and the autumnal equinox is just days away, marking the first day of fall. Whether you want to hang on to summer a little longer or if you’re ready to decorate for fall, it’ll be here before you know it. Chiefs football, fall festivals, and outdoor adventures in the cooler weather […]

5 Ways to Increase Your Home’s Value

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Our homes are our sanctuaries. Not only do we have shelter and a comfortable place to live, but we raise our families in them, relax, sleep, and spend quality time with those we love in our homes. We want our homes to be in the best possible shape they can be, whether we plan to […]

How a Gutter Clog Could Result in Disaster

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Have half-round gutters installed on your home? What about a gutter cover or gutter filter? If you have any of those installed, you’ve most likely experienced clogged gutters or have seen some other damage to your home. Clogged gutters can be disastrous if not dealt with immediately. At K-Guard, we dismantle old gutter systems before […]

A New Homeowner’s Guide to Gutters

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Living in an apartment usually means that a maintenance crew is responsible for all things on the exterior of the building, including the gutter system. On the contrary, when you purchase a home, you’re the one who is responsible for the upkeep, including the gutter system. If you’ve never dealt with gutters before, you may […]

DIY Home Projects You Should & Shouldn’t Tackle

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There are many different types of homeowners: those who hire professionals for everything, those who ask family and friends to help, and those who DIY every project big or small. DIYing a home project can be rewarding when you successfully install, replace, or build yourself!  There are, however, some home projects that you should never […]

Can Your Gutters Survive This Summer’s Severe Storms?

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Summertime in and around Kansas City is such a beautiful time of year. Everything is in bloom, the weather albeit hot makes for some pretty fun and exciting adventures and summer backyard BBQs, and the days and nights are longer thanks to the sun setting later. Though summertime is beautiful, the weather is often unpredictable […]

How to Reduce Seasonal Allergens in Your Home

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Raise your hand if you’ve had the sniffles and have watery and itchy eyes and a sore throat as you deal with seasonal allergies. Albeit this time of year is beautiful here in Kansas City, Overland Park, Shawnee, and surrounding cities, it is the time of year for severe seasonal allergies.  Pollen levels often fluctuate […]