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Rot and damage caused by bad gutter protection in Lake Stevens

Here is original LeafGuard gutter system that was installed on this Lake Stevens area home.

Rot and damage caused by bad gutter protection in Lake Stevens

Gutter Guards Case Studies: Rot and damage caused by bad gutter protection in Lake Stevens!

Here is original LeafGuard gutter system that was installed on this Lake Stevens area home.
Here is original LeafGuard gutter system that was installed on this Lake Stevens area home.
This is the rot seen behind the LeafGuard system caused by back flow.
This is the rot seen behind the LeafGuard system caused by back flow.
This entire run of LeafGuard gutter system needed to be replaced due to rot and an inadequate system unable to keep out leaves, debris, or needles.
This entire run of LeafGuard gutter system needed to be replaced due to rot and an inadequate system unable to keep out leaves, debris, or needles.
This is what the fascia looked like once the LeafGuard was taken off. As you can see, there is extensive rot to the fascia.
This is what the fascia looked like once the LeafGuard was taken off. As you can see, there is extensive rot to the fascia.
Additional photo of the rotted fascia in Lake Stevens, Washington.
Additional photo of the rotted fascia in Lake Stevens, Washington.
Our crew pulled the rotten fascia off and replaced it with the new fascia, gutters, and the MasterShield gutter system in Lake Stevens, WA.
Our crew pulled the rotten fascia off and replaced it with the new fascia, gutters, and the MasterShield gutter system in Lake Stevens, WA.
Now that all the rot has been removed and new fascia, gutters, and MasterShield have been installed, the homeowner has peace of mind knowing that their home is now free of rot and they will not have have to climb up to clean their gutters ever again!
Now that all the rot has been removed and new fascia, gutters, and MasterShield have been installed, the homeowner has peace of mind knowing that their home is now free of rot and they will not have have to climb up to clean their gutters ever again!

Challenge
We got a call from new homeowners that were experiencing extensive rot from another gutter protection system that was installed on their home. They were in desperate need of a gutter evaluation and a free estimate for MasterShield. Once at the home, our estimator, Jim, could see from just a visual inspection that the fascia had extensive rot and was in desperate need of repair before the rot invaded the rest of the roof. Fascia rot happens often with the LeafGuard product, it is caused by what is known as backflow. Backflow occurs when the rain hits the solid ‘lid/cap’ of the LeafGuard system and instead of flowing into the gutter, it flows behind the system causing rot and damage to the fascia board. The only way to remedy this is to remove the gutters and replace the rotten fascia board.

Solution
Upon arriving at the home the installation crew removed the LeafGuard to reveal much more extensive damage than originally thought. All the rotten fascia was removed and replaced, new gutters were installed with the MasterShield gutter guard system. Backflow is not a something that occurs with MasterShield due to the HydroVortex technology that pulls the water into the gutter without allowing leaves, needles, or debris in! This technology is patent pending and exclusive to the MasterShield gutter protection system. Now the homeowners have a rot free home with new, clog free gutters!