The AmeriMax 85198 and AmeriMax 854054 rate as excellent gutter guards, according to Consumer Reports. These self-installed systems are durable, effective and less expensive than many other options. Other highly rated gutter guards include the Gutterglove Pro, Waterloov, Raindrop and LeafFilter syst
Leaf guard gutter installation costs roughly $20 to $35 per foot, as of 2015. This amounts to around $2,500 to $5,000 for the average-sized home. Pricing varies widely among installers and depends on the type and quality of the product installed.
As of 2015, the average cost of gutters with leaf guards is about $20 to $30 per foot with professional installation. This averages out to be about $3,000 to $5,000 for the average home, which has 160 feet of gutters.
There are several highly-rated gutter guards, including the LeafFilter, GutterTopper, LeafGuard and Waterlov. Each gutter guard performs well in terms of buildup and heavy flow. Guards also vary according to whether or not they are meant to be homeowner or professionally installed, which drastically
As of July 2015, InvisaFlow Model Metal Lock-In Gutter Guard, FlexxPoint 5-inch Gutter Guards and Frost King Gutter Guard are highly-rated products. At Home Depot's website, InvisaFlow averages five stars on a five-star rating scale.
Solid gutter covers, fine mesh gutter covers, foam inserts and brush-style inserts are some of the types of gutter guards available. Nylon and other filter-type gutter guards are also available.
With labor costs included, the price for 200 feet of gutters ranges between $1,050 and $2,400 as of 2015, according to Fixr. Do-it-yourself projects cost less, but there can be a huge difference in the cost for projects that are similar in size, depending on the types of materials used.
As of 2015, some gutter guards that are highly rated by experts are GutterDome, Gutterglove Pro and Gutterglove LeafBlaster, according to GutterProtectionReview.org. The site gives the guards five, four and 3.5 out of five stars, respectively.
As of August 2015, Leaf Relief gutter guards are sold online at Essential Hardware, Do It Best and Amazon.com. While all three retailers ship to customers' homes, Do It Best also delivers the product free to certain local stores.
One professional review for the Rhino Gutter Guard is generally positive, noting that it is strong, lightweight, doesn’t come loose and blocks all debris. The gutter guard does not make contact with the roof or shingles and is a stainless steel micro-mesh, states Gutter Solutions & Water Proofing.