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Gutter Helmet® and Surface Tension: How Does It Work?

Gutter Helmet® and Surface Tension: How Does It Work?

As your local specialist offering professional gutter protection services, Lask Exterior Solutions, LLC highly recommends installing Gutter Helmet® on your home if you want hassle-free gutters. Utilizing the principle of surface tension, Gutter Helmet gives your home sturdy defense against the elements.

Gutter Helmet® and Surface Tension: How Does It Work?

Surface Tension: How Does It Work?

Surface tension is a naturally occurring process in which liquid, when it comes into contact with gas, acts like a thin elastic sheet. This tension creates a kind of seal that prevents objects from passing through it. In fact, smaller objects will often rest on top of the water—above the tension, without sinking.

Gutter Helmet takes advantage of this principle. When rainwater from the roof slides down onto the gutter covers, the water molecules stick together and create surface tension. With Gutter Helmet, water slips smoothly through the tiny gaps, while debris is prevented from entering due to surface tension. Instead, debris is redirected to the lip of the gutter system where it falls safely to the ground.

The Gutter Helmet Advantage

Gutter Helmet’s use of surface tension system makes it more effective than other gutter protection systems. Having us install these gutter guards means you’ll have peace of mind knowing that your home is well protected from water damage. A gutter system that’s free from blockage means your roof, siding, and lawn won’t be flooded in the event of torrential downpours.

As professional Gutter Helmet installers, we’ll flawlessly install your new gutter protection system to turn your gutters into a low-maintenance home hardware that will protect your home throughout the year. Give us a call at (815) 788-6699 for more information on our services. We offer gutter protection services throughout Rockford, IL.