Frequently Asked Questions
One of the key features that sets Gutter Helmet apart from other gutter protection systems is the use of durable aluminum panels. Unlike gutter screens, filters, or other inexpensive and ineffective gutter protection systems, Gutter Helmet’s aluminum panels are designed to withstand extreme weather conditions, resist rust, warping and other forms of damage due to weather.
The panels are also custom-fitted to the specific measurements of your gutter system, ensuring a perfect fit and maximum protection. Most important, Gutter Helmet’s panels feature a unique “nose-forward” design that helps to channel water into the gutter, while preventing debris from entering the system. This design helps to improve the overall effectiveness of the gutter protection system and minimize the need for cleaning and maintenance.
Gutter Helmet is designed to work with a variety of roof types, including shingle, tile, metal, and flat roofs. However, it’s important to check the compatibility of Gutter Helmet with your specific roof type while talking with one of our sales representatives. Contact us if you have any questions about compatibility with your roof type and we will be happy to inspect how the installation can be tailored toward it!
Yes, Gutter Helmet can be installed on existing gutters. The installation process involves attaching a series of brackets to the existing gutters, which then holds the durable Gutter Helmet cover in place. This cover is designed to prevent debris from entering the gutters, while still allowing water to flow over the panel directly into the gutter.
This installation can be done on nearly any types of gutters including metal, aluminum, copper. In addition to gutter material, Gutter Helmet’s unique bracket system allow for its’ panels to be mounted on a variety of gutter styles/shapes including 5- or 6-inch gutters, K-style gutters, U-shape/half round gutters, box gutters, old gothic gutters, and facia mounted gutters. If you’re not sure which style of gutters are on your home and if Gutter Helmet would be compatible with them, reach out to us to find out!
Gutter Helmet is designed to reduce the need for gutter cleaning and maintenance. However, it is still important to periodically inspect the system to ensure that it is functioning properly. This can be done by visually inspecting the gutters and the Gutter Helmet cover for any signs of damage or wear. If any issues are found, Gutter Helmets they should be reported to the company for warranty claim. In addition, it is recommended to clean the Gutter Helmet cover with a soft-bristle brush and a mild detergent when necessary.
If you have an issue with your Gutter Helmet and believe it is covered by the warranty, you can contact the company to make a claim. The company will require proof of purchase, as well as a description of the problem and any relevant photos. Once the claim is received, it will be reviewed by the company and they will determine the next steps.
Gutter Helmet is available in a variety of colors to match most roof types. However, painting the Gutter Helmet may void the warranty and it is not recommended. If you are looking for a specific color, it’s best to contact the company to check if it is available or to check for custom color option.
The Gutter Helmet warranty is transferable to new homeowners if the house is sold. This means that if you sell your house, the new homeowners will be able to take advantage of the warranty for the remaining term. They will need to contact the company to register the warranty in their name and provide proof of purchase. It’s a great selling point for the house.
Colorado Springs especially, is known for seeing very severe hailstorms that damage homes, cars, and can sometimes injure citizens. The concern of whether or not your belongings are covered by insurance is a common feeling of many Colorado Springs homeowners. The good news is that Gutter Helmet, if damaged, is a product that all large and small insurance companies recognized as an essential product on homes that have it. Therefore, if your Gutter Helmet panels are damaged during a hailstorm it is important that you file a claim with your insurance company and have both their adjustor/inspector out as well as one of our representatives.