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Complete failure of Leaf Filter on a Mount Vernon, WA roof

Leaf Filter did not have a chance with this many needles!

Complete failure of Leaf Filter on a Mount Vernon, WA roof

Gutter Guards Case Studies: Complete failure of Leaf Filter on a Mount Vernon, WA roof

Leaf Filter did not have a chance with this many needles!
Leaf Filter did not have a chance with this many needles!
The gutters are so full of needles and the Leaf Filter is so clogged with algae that the rain water is cascading over the sides of the gutters instead of going into the gutters.
The gutters are so full of needles and the Leaf Filter is so clogged with algae that the rain water is cascading over the sides of the gutters instead of going into the gutters.
When the needles are cleared away the whole picture is revealed!
When the needles are cleared away the whole picture is revealed!
This is what algae looks like growing on the Leaf Filter system! Not what you want to see when you have spent thousands of dollars on a Leaf Filter gutter system, expecting it to work properly.
This is what algae looks like growing on the Leaf Filter system! Not what you want to see when you have spent thousands of dollars on a Leaf Filter gutter system, expecting it to work properly.
MasterShield is now installed on the Mount Vernon roof, it will be able to handle all of the needles and won't allow algae to grow!
MasterShield is now installed on the Mount Vernon roof, it will be able to handle all of the needles and won't allow algae to grow!
This is what a gutter system should look like!
This is what a gutter system should look like!
A correctly done corner of gutters in Mount Vernon, WA
A correctly done corner of gutters in Mount Vernon, WA

Challenge
This homeowner had Leaf Filter installed on her home for a few years, she began to notice that the water coming off her roof wasn’t going into the gutters, but was cascading over the top of the gutters. She knew that the expensive gutter guard she had purchased years before was failing. They were covered in needles, debris, and algae thanks in part to the shelf that was created when the shields were installed at a 90* angle! She called Leafless in Seattle/MasterShield and hasn’t had a problem since!

Solution
Leafless in Seattle/MasterShield was able to install new gutters, areas of rotten fascia, and the MasterShield gutter system for our client. The gutters were dropped 2″ in order to accommodate the MasterShield being installed at the same pitch as the roof. Installing the system at the same pitch as the roof causes the needles, debris, and leaves to fall off the system with rain or wind.