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What are Foam Gutter Guards?


By ProMatcher Staff



Foam Gutter Guards

Foam gutter guards block debris from entering the gutters by taking the shape of the gutter itself. A porous foam material is inserted in the gutter so that debris cannot access the gutter. The foam acts like a sponge, allowing water to pass through, while large leaves can only accumulate on top.

These gutter blockers are typically sold in 4 foot long pieces that are easy to cut and then insert into the gutter. Foam gutter guards are typically treated with chemicals to prevent the growth of mildew and mold.

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Although these gutter guards are effective at keeping leaves out, you will still need to remove the leaves from atop the foam material periodically. Foam gutter guards are a popular choice because the installation is simple (especially when compared to other forms of gutter protection that require hiring a professional contractor). Installing foam gutter guards is a great weekend DIY project that's budget-friendly and relatively simple.





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