K-Guard Gutters: Preparing for Snow and Ice

Suburban Home With Snow on Roof - K-Guard Heartland

You know the saying we Midwesterners have about our ever-changing weather: Don’t like the weather? Just wait five minutes! Kansas City residents should always be prepared for the possibility of snow and ice during these winter months, and one area you should make sure is protected from this damaging precipitation is your roof—more specifically, your […]

How Gutter Guards Can Save You Money and Give You Peace of Mind

Owning a home isn’t cheap, as any homeowner will attest! And that’s why the longest-lasting solutions are also the most cost-effective! If your gutters are constantly clogging and in need of cleaning and repair, one solution to consider is gutter guards. Gutter guards are a helpful addition to your gutter system that helps them to […]

Are Gutters On Your Home Necessary?

While most homes have gutters, some homeowners opt to go without them entirely. If you recently purchased a home that doesn’t have gutters or has old, damaged gutters in desperate need of replacement, you may find yourself asking: are gutters necessary? Do you really need gutters on your home, or are they unnecessary for some […]

Factors to Consider When Searching for the Best Gutter Guards

Gutters can easily get clogged, making them less functional and even harmful to your home. Gutter guards add a layer of protection atop your gutters to keep debris and pests out while letting water flow into the gutters and away from your home. There are many different types of gutter guards, from inexpensive options you […]

Seamless Gutters vs. Gutter Screens & Filters: Which is Better?

A close view of a gutter full of leaves and debris.

At K-Guard, we get some frequent questions that we enjoy discussing. After all, we love what we do, and after decades of experience, we’ve seen it all. One of our most frequently asked questions is which is better for a home: seamless gutters or gutter screens/filters? If you’ve pondered the same, then you’re like most […]

What Gutters are Best for Kansas City?

A bolt of lightning illuminates the night sky over a residential neighborhood.

There’s nothing quite like living in The City of Fountains. From our changing seasons and relatively mild weather to our professional sports teams (Go Chiefs and Royals!) and outstanding barbecue, there are many reasons for locals to love calling Kansas City home. If you’re a homeowner, you understand that although we experience all four seasons […]

Gutter Maintenance: A Comparison Between Gutter Systems

Cleaning Out Dead Leaves From Clogged Gutter

It’s that time of year when our gutters need to be cleaned to remove debris like falling leaves and pine needles. These pesky objects make their way into half-round gutter systems, often causing them to clog and overflow, forcing water to spill over the side of the gutter. If your home is surrounded by trees […]

These Are The 4 Most Common Gutter Issues – And Here’s How You Can Avoid Them

Broken House Gutter

Gutter systems exist to collect and carry water away from the roof and drain it from a home’s foundation. Gutter systems usually work well to protect our homes without any issues. However, they can malfunction, especially if it’s an open-top gutter system or if the gutters have screens or filters. Continue reading to learn about […]

How Gutters & Foundations Work Together

  Gutters and foundations – two extremely important parts of a home that share the same function of keeping your home dry, yet they’re very different. While gutters immediately carry and drain meltwater and stormwater away from your home, a foundation is a barrier between the outside soil and your home’s interior that helps keep […]