Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently Asked Questions About Gutters

LeafGuard Brand eavestroughs are second to none when it comes to protecting your home from damaging rainwater and clogged gutter systems. At Gutter Depot, we’ve made it our mission to provide you with the best in quality of service and products. That’s why we’re here to answer some of the most frequently asked questions regarding our magnificent product. If you have more questions regarding LeafGuard, please do not hesitate to contact us any time!

How does the LeafGuard Eavestrough work?

Our LeafGuard system is one-of-a-kind. It’s built-in hood works on the principle of liquid adhesion to keep water flowing into the front-facing entrance while debris of any size is shed harmlessly to the ground.

What is the importance of LeafGuard’s one-piece construction?

Due to the innovative one-piece construction of the LeafGuard system, you don’t have to worry about voiding your roof’s warranty since the built-in hood is attached to the trough itself. The one-piece design also features a protective baffle on the backside to prevent debris from entering from behind.

How sturdy is the LeafGuard Seamless Eavestrough?

LeafGuard utilizes a .032 gauge aluminum, which is approximately 20% thicker than standard gutters. The thicker metal ensures increased durability. Furthermore, the eavestrough is supported by heavy-duty internal hanging brackets.

How much does a LeafGuard Eavestrough cost?

The pricing of a LeafGuard system largely depends on the size of the home it is fit to. To learn more about the cost of our LeafGuard system, contact us today for free consultation and quote.

What is the LeafGuard Guarantee?

The LeafGuard guarantee is that the system will never clog with debris of any size. For more details on the guarantee, please contact us and speak with one of our representatives.

What’s the length of a LeafGuard Eavestrough?

The LeafGuard system is custom formed to perfectly fit the size of your home. To ensure this, we form the eavestrough on site based on the precise measurements taken that day at your home.

Will LeafGuard keep the pine needles out?

The system is designed to work off the principle of liquid adhesion, which means that the only material substance to enter through the front facing entrance is water. All other debris is shed by the built-in hood and falls harmlessly to the ground.

Can LeafGuard withstand heavy rains?

LeafGuard has been tested by the Good Housekeeping Institute and proven capable of handling up to 32 inches of rain per hour.

How will LeafGuard affect the exterior style of my home?

The LeafGuard system is designed with aesthetics in mind. The sleek curvature of the built-in hood is unobtrusive to the natural architectural design of your home. Furthermore, it is available in multiple designer colours that are capable of enhancing or complement the exterior of your home.

Will LeafGuard prevent ice dams or icicles from forming?

The LeafGuard system will neither prevent nor cause ice dams or icicles. However, it does prevent the possibility of ice accumulating inside of your gutter which can lead to your gutters sagging or completely breaking away. There is no eavestrough system that can eliminate ice dams or icicles from forming but we do provide eavestrough heaters that go a long way in aiding in the prevention of ice dams and icicles.