MasterShield® vs Valor Gutter Guard
We’ve mentioned before on our MasterShield® vs. LeafFilter™ page how LeafFilter™ was pretty good for its time relative to other options. It was really the first micromesh gutter filter system. And although its inventor, Alex Higginbotham, no longer recommends LeafFilter™ as the best available, it did have its time in the sun. Consequently, LeafFilter™ was able to build something of a business empire all across America. Despite its limitations, they have great marketing.
As a result, a whole lot of other companies threw their hats into the ring and began releasing their own gutter filter products. Since each of these companies is essentially a LeafFilter™ derivative, we’ll talk about them all at once together because collectively people are rarely considering any of these. You’ll likely only come to find this page because maybe someone knocked on your door to sell one of these to you or you saw them at a street fair. Our goal is not to be mean spirited or unwelcome to competition, it’s just that if you knew half of what we did about these designs you’d run screaming. The purpose is to aid in your education so you can make good, well-informed choices about how to spend your hard-earned money. Many of the details discussed here birthed the questions you should be asking in an article found here.
Valor Gutter Guards
There are local contractors that have tried several different gutter filter and gutter screen solutions over time, trying to find something that’s viable. Most recently, they have been selling the new Valor brand of gutter guards: