Alcoa’s patented gutter protection system
When you install Leaf Relief®, you are putting an end to clogs, overflows, and gutter cleaning with a system that is invisible from the ground. In trial after trial, on homes just like yours Leaf Relief® has proven effective in eliminating debris build up, preventing clogs, and allowing water to flow freely, even in extreme weather conditions.
When you are considering purchasing a gutter protection product, ask yourself these important questions:
- Does the product end frequent maintenance involved with keeping your gutters clean and free flowing?
- Is the product sturdy?
- Does the product screw or nail into the roof, which could void the roofing warranty?
- Does the product look good on your home?
- What kind of warranty does the product have?
With these questions in mind, why should you choose Leaf Relief® over other gutter protection systems?
The “Other Guys*”
|Reduces frequent maintenance||
Long length with fewer overlaps
May still require frequent cleaning
Brushes and foams may trap leaves or attract insects resulting in clogs and overflows
Holds up to 858 pounds* (*Based on ATI Testing 2011)
Helps gutters withstand damage from ladders, snow and ice
Doesn’t protect against weight of ladder
Additional weight of guard can cause gutter to sag in the center
|Warranty||25 year warranty||No warranty or varies|
Attaches to the front with screws
Flexible back flap is self-sealing with a custom fit so it doesn’t void any warranties
Can be added to existing gutters
Attached to shingles which may void roof warranty
Inserted right into gutter, can be loose and not custom fitted
May need to purchase new gutters which will increase your cost
|Sturdy||Made from aluminum or copper||Made from foam, mesh screens, plastic, or bristles which may not be the sturdiest materials.|
Formulated to resist UV light, mold and mildew
Remains flexible in extreme weather conditions
Plastic can eventually be damaged by UV rays and may need frequent replacing
Foam can become brittle over time and fall apart and may need frequent replacing
Steel cores may rust over time and may need frequent replacing
* Other varieties of gutter guards available (foam, brushes, and mesh screens)