The Gutter Shutter Co.

GutterShutter is North Americas leading manufacturer of leaf & debris free systems. We use only the highest quality materials. Our manufacturing facility utilizes cutting edge technology, to ensure precision.


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Icicyles Can Cause Roof Damage

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Icicles hanging from your gutters may give your home a cozy, winter wonderland vibe, but they also indicate a problem with your home’s performance. Left untreated, these “beautiful” icicles and ice dams can damage your home and lead to costly repairs – not to mention the fact that they can also endanger anyone standing below. Icicles form when snow that has melted re-freezes as it drips toward the ground. The type of icicles to look out for are the ones hanging from your gutters. If your home isn’t insulated properly, heat will rise up through the attic, melting any snow that has accumulated on your roof. This melted snow will then trickle down to your gutters, where it re-freezes, creating ice dams and icicles.


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Crafty Ideas for Winter Curb Appeal

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1. Add splashes of green and purple. Plants, grasses, and evergreens can liven up a home’s winter landscape. Experiment with tall grasses, such as fountain grasses, that survive harsh winters. And in late fall and early winter, plants from the cabbage family add a vibrant purple color. Make the front door the focal point with a large wreath adorned with a colorful ribbon. To finish the look, place large, colorful planters filled with evergreens beside the front door, suggests Elizabeth Lord, broker with Carolina Farms & Estates LLC in Rock Hill, S.C.

2. Give it seasonal sparkle. Transform an unused bird bath or fountain into a seasonal display by adding twigs with red berries. Or fill frost-resistant urns with twigs, winter greenery, and sparkly baubles (sold at most craft stores), Storozuk says. For extra sparkle, roll twigs in glitter and incorporate a gazing ball—a mirrored glass ball available in various colors—into the display.

3. Make the garden statuesque. Roman- or Greek-themed outdoor sculptures can add class and elegance to a garden in winter. Be sure to use frost-resistant statues so they don’t crack, Storozuk says. Place the statues strategically throughout the garden to draw buyers’ eyes around the outdoor space.

4. Light it bright. During the winter, it’s more likely that buyers will be viewing home after sunset. Use clear flood spotlights to focus on the home’s architectural features, Storozuk says. Keep exterior lighting fixtures at maximum wattage and clean them regularly. When snow covers the ground, Michele Thompson, broker-owner of White Fence Real Estate in Vevay, Ind., takes photos of listings at night with all of the interior lights on—the light bounces off the white snow to create a warm, inviting glow. For the best results, turn off the flash, and use a tripod to avoid blurring, she says.

5. Show off the lifestyle. Just because it’s cold outside doesn’t mean you can’t use the deck. Shovel your backyard sitting area and leave your grill uncovered so buyers can envision themselves using the space, Storozuk says. If the home has a hot tub, leave that open and running during showings as well.

6. Make the deck an extension of the house. Set up your outdoor tables and chairs just as you would in warmer months. “Home owners often cover their furniture and place lawn objects haphazardly on the deck,” says Kitty Schwartz, president and owner of Classic Home Staging in Katonah, N.Y. For added appeal, she adds a weatherproof cafe set with pillows that play off of interior accent colors. “Glancing out onto this type of vignette can make the indoor space feel larger and more interesting,” she says.

7. Create a photo display of sunnier days. Show buyers what the outside of the home looks like during other seasons by displaying some landscape photos in frames or using a digital photo frame with a slide show of images. “This will give a sense of what the property looks like at other times of year,” Storozuk says. If the home has a garden, make a list of what’s planted where. “Perennials can be expensive,” she says, “so treat them as a selling feature.”

8. Don’t forget to clear a path. If the ground is covered in snow, the simplest and most important thing you can do is shovel the driveway and sidewalks and keep the home’s patios and decks as clear as possible so buyers can get a sense of their true size.


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Be part of our referral program!

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Did you know that most new GutterShutter customers are referrals from existing, happy customers?  We love getting referrals because it’s a great indication that customers love the GutterShutter gutter system for protecting gutters from leaves and debris. How much do we love referrals?

If you (a GutterShutter customer) refer someone to us, we will send you a $100 pre-paid VISA card for every homeowner you send us who chooses GutterShutter for their home!

Simply share your referral names and phone numbers using the form on our website, or call 877-677-GUTTERS (4888) and we’ll do the rest.  Be sure to include YOUR name, so we know who to send the $100 VISA card to!


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Become a Gutter Shutter dealer

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GutterShutter is North America’s leading manufacturer of Leaf & Debris Free gutter systems and we have new territories opening up for Factory Authorized Dealers. We use and provide only the highest quality materials, giving our dealers a premium product to sell and install with an outstanding warranty. Our gutter system manufacturing facility utilizes cutting edge technology to ensure precision in our patented gutter solution.

Our product line is unique in that our systems were designed with an intense attention to detail, innovation, performance and beauty. The patented (and protected) GutterShutter design wins over customers, but it’s not just the product.

GutterShutter dealers go through factory training on sales and marketing, installation and business operations. Plus there is ongoing support after the initial training. Depending on your needs, we’ll even help you with staffing, lead generation and sales team management to get your dealership up and running. Best of all, YOU KEEP THE PROFITS! The GutterShutter system is a factory authorized dealer opportunity, not a franchise.

Our dealers get to learn from a team that knows how to operate the retail gutter business — we operate three very successful retail locations in Cincinnati and GutterShutter dealers have access to all our sales and promotion expertise and materials!


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January Shows

We will be at the following shows this month:

Week of January 2nd

Columbus Build – 1/6/2016 -1/8/2016

Cavalcade of Customs – 1/6/2016 -1/8/2016

Super Sunday Swap -1/8/2016

Indy RV – 1/7/2016 – 1/15/2016

Week of January 9th

Wild Indiana – 1/14/2016 – 1/15/2016

Week of January 16th

Indy Home – 1/20/2016 – 1/29/2016

Butler Swap Meet – 1/21/2016

Week of January 23rd

Greater Cincinnati – 1/27/2016 – 1/29/2016