Beyond the Studs: The Importance of Gutter Guards

In this episode of Beyond the Studs, Josh Gauwitz from Legacy Exteriors delves deep into the crucial role of gutters and gutter guards in protecting your home. Josh not only explains the why behind gutter guards, but also introduces us to Legacy Exteriors’ go-to gutter protection system, which we’ve sworn by for two decades.  This episode teaches us how weather and other factors affect the gutters’ ability to do their job over time, as well as how cutting-edge technology can help maintain clean gutters, prevent falls, and keep your home’s foundation dry.  Here’s Josh’s take on the subject… Open-face gutters are designed to fail. Gutters must be completely free of debris and ice to capture all of the water that comes from off of your roof and allow it to flow freely through the downspout and away from your home. Anytime debris gets inside them, they cannot operate as they’re designed to – so why are they open at all? Now, with that in mind, open-face gutters are installed in a lot of new subdivision

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