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Professional gutter advice, maintenance tips, DIY guides, product reviews, FAQ’s, and much more.  My Gutter Pro Blog will be your one-stop shop for everything you need to know about maintaining your gutters.

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June 20, 2022
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Miter Leaks : Why Do Gutter Corners Leak?

Miter Leaks is the term used to describe gutters leaking or dripping at the corner sections. Basically what is happening is the water has eaten through […]
April 5, 2022
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Return Gutter aka: Corner Gutter Sections

What is a Return Gutter? A simple way to think of a return gutter is as a corner gutter section, or technically a gutter return. Often […]
April 4, 2022
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Hidden Hangers : Make The Switch From Gutter Spikes

WHAT ARE HIDDEN HANGERS? Hidden Hangers are the modern equipment used for mounting and/or hanging gutters. They are basically a gutter bracket that clips to the […]
April 4, 2022
leaking gutter

Gutter Leaks: Identify the Cause

GUTTER LEAKS OR GUTTER OVERFLOW Gutter leaks are when water drips, seeps, or leaks out of the gutter system anywhere other than from the downspout. However, […]
April 10, 2021
downspout clog

Clogged Downspout : Causes and Solutions

99% of all gutter related problems and damages are the result of a clogged downspout. The signs and symptoms of downspout clogs are easy to recognize. […]
March 17, 2021
gutter overflow

Gutter Overflow : How to Identify the Cause

There are a few different things that could cause gutter overflow or leaks to happen in your gutter system. The best way to determine the cause […]
March 17, 2021
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Gutter Pitch: Re-pitching Gutters Explained

WHAT IS GUTTER PITCH? Gutter pitch is the slope or angle that gutters are installed in so that they drain properly. The most important thing to […]
March 1, 2021
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Fascia Wrap: Protect Your Fascia Boards From Water Damage

Fascia Wrap also know as “Fascia Capping” is basically a protective layer of material that shields your fascia board from water damage. Preventing all water from […]
February 10, 2021
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Drip Edge : Save Your Fascia From Water Damage

WHAT IS DRIP EDGE? Drip Edge is arguably the most under rated component of the gutter system. Without it your roofing eave and fascia board WILL […]
January 21, 2021
fascia board damage

Fascia Board Damage : Wood Rot Can Destroy Your Home

The most common type of fascia board damage is wood rot. This article directly describes fascia board rot caused by water and how to prevent more […]
January 8, 2021
Loose Gutter Guide

Loose Gutters Guide: The stages of loose gutters.

Loose gutters come in many forms or styles. They all look different from each other, but they all mean the same thing. If your gutters are […]
December 4, 2020

Miter Leaks: Re-Seal or Replace?

Whenever you see water dripping from the corner of two gutter sections, that is called a miter leak (or a leaking miter). Basically what has happened […]
November 27, 2020
gutter rust

Gutter Rust or Corrosion: Is there a fix?

Over time and under the right circumstances, gutter rust can form and destroy your gutter system. Gutter rust can occur on all components of the gutter […]
November 3, 2020
fall gutter cleaning

Fall Gutter Cleaning: Before or after the leaves fall?

Fall is the most important time of year to get your gutters cleaned. That’s when most of the leaves and other debris fall and clog up […]
October 6, 2020
Clogged Underground Drains

Clogged Underground Drains: How to know if your underground gutter drain is clogged.

Clogged Underground Drains can cause a variety of problems to your gutter system. In this guide we explain how to tell if your underground drains are […]
August 27, 2020
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Gutter Screws: DIY Solution for Loose Gutter Spikes

Do your gutter spikes keep pulling loose no matter how many times you tap them in? Has the hole become so wore out to the point […]
August 26, 2020
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Loose Gutter Spikes: DIY Guide

Whenever you can see your gutter spikes hanging out of their holes, that means you have loose gutter spikes. Loose gutter spikes are the most common […]
July 31, 2020
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My Gutter Pro FAQ Guide

This FAQ guide is for customers of My Gutter Pro to find answers to your FAQ’s pertaining to the services that My Gutter Pro provides. At […]
July 31, 2020
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Gutter Cleaning FAQ’s

In this guide, My Gutter Pro will attempt to answer all the gutter cleaning FAQ’s that we receive. That way home owners can breeze through this […]
July 28, 2020
gutter repair

Gutter Repair : A Guide For Homeowners

GUTTER REPAIR GUIDE High winds, snow and ice, clogged gutters, or even pests like birds cause damages to your gutter system that requires gutter repair. The […]
June 17, 2020
gutter pitch diagram

Gutter Pitch: Re-pitching Gutters Explained

WHAT IS GUTTER PITCH? Gutter Pitch is key to ensuring your gutter system is configured properly. Water freely flows and drains because of gutter pitch and […]
June 3, 2020
downspout extension connect

Downspout Extensions: Connect Upper Gutters to Lower Gutters

Downspout extensions connect gutters on a lot of homes and you probably never even noticed them. They have been there all along and it wasn’t until […]
June 3, 2020
downspout extension

Downspout Extensions: Redirect water away from your home.

Whenever your basement is showing signs of leaking walls or even flooding, it is usually the result of a faulty gutter system. The most common cause […]
May 28, 2020
spring gutter cleaning

Spring Gutter Cleaning Tips: FAQ/DIY Guide

Ahhhh it’s that time of the year again…. Spring! Flowers are starting to bloom, birds are chirping, everything looks so pretty outside, everybody is happy, but […]
May 14, 2020
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How Often Should I Clean My Gutters?

The time to ponder the age old question has come once again….. “How often should I clean my gutters?” Well the short answer is at least […]
May 8, 2020
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Gutter Maintenance Services

My Gutter Pro is Maryland’s premium option for Gutter Maintenance Services of any type. If your searching for Gutter Maintenance Near Me, Gutter Cleaning Near Me, […]
May 6, 2020
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Gutter Maintenance Tips

Gutter Maintenance is very important for your home. Keeping your gutters clear from obstructions can save you a lot of money and headache. Once your gutters […]
April 28, 2020
how much do gutters cost

How Much Do Gutters Cost?

If you are looking to get new gutters installed to your home, and want to know “How much do gutters cost?” to get installed, then you […]
April 22, 2020
downspout materials

What Types of Gutters Are There?

We are looking to get new gutters installed to our home, but we want to find the perfect style that compliments our houses features. We have […]
March 9, 2020
do leaf filter gutter guards work

Gutter Guards, Leaf Guards, & Leaf Filters: Do they really work?

INTRODUCTION: DO GUTTER GUARDS WORK? Do gutter guards work? The short answer is yes, gutter guards do work and are effective at keeping debris from the […]
March 4, 2020
gutter cleaning near me

How To Find A Gutter Cleaner Near You

How to find a Gutter Cleaning Service Provider near you If you are searching “Gutter Cleaning Near Me” in Google’s search bar, you are probably looking […]
February 25, 2020
gutter diagram

Gutter Accessories and Terminology

“A glossary of definitions and terminology that explains all parts and accessories of the gutter system.” Whether you are looking to upgrade your entire gutter system, […]
February 24, 2020
clogged gutters cause big problems

Clogged Gutters : Problems Caused By Gutters

It’s no secret that “Clogged Gutters Can Cause Big Problems” but what can we do about it? Can keeping your gutters cleaned save you a bunch […]
February 18, 2020
why do gutters come loose

Why Do Gutters Come Loose?

As I’m sitting here looking at my garage gutter (which has once again started to pull loose from the house) I ask myself “Why do gutters […]
February 14, 2020
gutter pests, pests in gutters, common gutter pests

5 Common Pests That Live In Messy Gutters

Pests In Gutters: Why they just love messy gutters. Over the years, we’ve seen some strange things that end up in your gutters. You wouldn’t believe […]
February 11, 2020
ice damage gutter

Clean Your Gutters Before They Freeze to Prevent Damage

Frozen gutters are potentially a hazardous condition. Removing the accumulated debris from inside of the gutters before the freezing temperatures move in is critical. If your […]
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Here at My Gutter Pro, we specialize in all things gutters.  Such as gutter cleaning, gutter installation, and gutter repairs.  We’ve been in business over 10 years and have been working hard to be Maryland’s #1 suggested gutter company.  Our goal is to pass on any knowledge that we have to you.  In addition to this, over time we will be filling this blog with all types of vital information regarding your gutters.

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To sum up, our goal here is to have a one stop library filled with valuable content to help you maintain your gutters, and SAVE YOU MONEY.

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