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Gutter Guard & Leaf Screen Installation in Los Angeles & San Diego

Gutter with gutter guard on the edge of a white home's black roof.

Rain gutters are part of your home’s defense against basement leaks, foundation staining, mold growth and other problems caused by water damage, so it’s important that they’re always working properly.

If your gutters constantly get clogged with leaves and other debris, it may be time to install gutter guards. They’re a great solution for any gutter and downspout system.

The team at OJ Insulation offers gutter guard installation to homeowners in Los Angeles, San Diego and throughout Southern California.

Call (800) 707-9278 to get a free estimate on your gutter guard installation.

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Why Install Gutter Guards?

You might be wondering if installing leaf screens for gutters is worth it. Gutters are effective at directing rainwater away from your home, but unfortunately, it’s easy for them to get clogged with leaves, pine needles, animal nests and other debris — even old tennis balls or dog toys.

Gutters are particularly prone to clogging in fall and spring. But gutter guards and leaf screens (also called gutter covers or gutter screens), can help prevent clogging and are beneficial all year. Gutter guards are engineered to help prevent clogs by keeping out debris without blocking water flow.

When debris gets caught in your gutters, it can lead to all kinds of problems, including:

  • Leaks
  • Gutter damage (including gutters that become loose or detached)
  • Roof damage
  • Damage to exterior walls, insulation and drywall
  • Basement flooding
  • Foundation staining
  • Mold and mildew growth
  • Flower bed erosion and other landscaping problems
  • Mosquito infestation (standing water is a breeding ground for mosquitoes)

These problems can be time-consuming and costly to fix, but gutter guards can help keep your gutters clean and free of debris.

Types of Leaf Screens We Can Install

There are a variety of gutter screens you could use to protect your rain gutters and protect your roof and home from water damage. Some of the more popular types include:

  • Reverse curve guards: This type sits atop the opening of your rain gutter and forms a small opening that allows water to pass, but prevents larger pieces of debris from entering. They can be made from different materials like vinyl or metal.

  • Sponge guards: This type is exactly what it sounds like. A large sponge conforms to the shape of your gutter, preventing anything that isn’t liquid from passing through.

  • Micro mesh gutter guards: Micro mesh guards are a bit more of an involved installation process, but their mesh filters are great at keeping debris from flowing through your gutters. You can also choose the density of mesh depending on the debris your rain gutters have to endure.

Stop spending money yearly on leaf removal services. A gutter protection system will help you save money and give your gutters a longer service life.

Call our team at (800) 707-9278 today to learn more.

Call OJ Insulation for Gutter Guard Installation

OJ Insulation installs gutter guard systems designed to fit seamlessly with gutters and downspouts on most homes. They’re durable and can perform reliably for years.

If you need new rain gutters, we can also help. Our team offers high-quality gutters and has experience installing systems that are tailored to any home’s drainage requirements.

Call (800) 707-9278 today to learn more about our gutter guard services.

Gutter Guard Installation FAQs

Why is there standing water in my gutters?

Standing water in your gutters usually indicates a leak (either in the gutters or a downspout), which can be caused by small sticks or twigs, tree branches, leaves, etc.

Do I need to repair or replace my gutters?

Talking to a professional insulation company is the best way to determine if you need gutter repair or replacement, but there are some things you can look out for on your own, including:

  • Frequent clogs
  • Mildew or rust buildup
  • Flaking or peeling

Sectional gutters are pieced together in 10- to 20-foot sections with multiple seams — the gutter sections are joined together with connectors.

Seamless gutters are continuous, meaning they only have joints at the corners and where the gutters meet downspouts, and they’re most often made from aluminum.

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