Gargoyle downspout boot installed on downspout extension

Downspout of the Week – Downspout Boots

The Downspout of the Week is more of a “downspout accessory.” Decorative downspout boots offer a totally rad option for the outside of your home. You can find them in…

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Downspout of the Week – I think it’s dead

This week’s downspout isn’t a very happy one. The poor guy was living at a storage unit and sadly, he didn’t make it. He might not have been installed properly or maybe…

tin man downspout man

Downspout of the Week – Downspout Man

Guttersmiths cannot take credit for this clever work of downspout art, but I just want to say that whoever did make this is a fantastic human being. I came across this picture while poking…

old copper downspout on red stone historic building

Downspout of the Week – Arts and Industries Building, Washington D.C.

Alright. We started this “Downspout of the Week” thing a few weeks ago, but didn’t keep up with the whole “weekly” aspect of it. I’m sorry! Please forgive me! I’ll make…

The Magic of Leaf Screens (and a super cute puppy)

Ok. Let’s talk leaf screens. Installing leaf screens can be a huge benefit to your home. Big time. The first and obvious reason is that they stop leaves and other…

Historic Preservation – Van Hise Ave Madison, WI

Historic preservation is a way to protect and restore buildings, objects, landscapes or other artifacts of historical significance. It first became a concern in the United States in the late…

Happy 2011 Gutter Season!

Happy 2011 Gutter Season!

Winter is usually our off season, but we managed to stay very busy this year after we experienced an unfortunate house fire on New Year’s Eve. Everyone (people and pets…