Gutter guards are a fantastic way to keep your gutters clean and functioning properly. But with so many options available, how do you know which is right for your home? Let’s break down the different types and their benefits.

First up, we have mesh gutter guards. These are like screens that fit over your gutters, blocking leaves and debris while allowing water to flow through. They’re great for areas with many trees, as they can handle heavy leaf fall without clogging. However, they need regular cleaning to keep them effective.

Next, there are reverse curve gutter guards. These use the principle of water adhesion to channel rain into the gutter while deflecting leaves and debris to the ground. They’re highly effective and low-maintenance, but they can be more expensive and visible from the ground, affecting your home’s aesthetics.

Foam gutter guards are another option. They sit inside your gutters and block debris with a porous foam material while letting water pass through. They’re easy to install and good for light to moderate debris. However, they can degrade over time and may need replacing more frequently.

Lastly, brush gutter guards use bristles that fill the gutter, catching debris on top while water flows through. They’re simple to install and affordable, but they might not be as effective in heavy debris areas and require regular maintenance.

Choosing the right gutter guard depends on your specific needs and environment. Consider factors like the amount of debris, your budget, and how much maintenance you’re willing to do. At RGS Exteriors, we can help you assess your situation and recommend the best solution. We proudly serve Fayetteville, Springdale, Rogers, Bentonville, Farmington, Lowell, Cave Springs, Centerton, and Bella Vista. Contact us today to schedule a FREE estimate and keep your gutters in top shape!