Gutter Guard Comparsions

 

Gutterglove vs. Other Gutter Guards

Not all Gutter Guards were rated by Consumers Report Magazine. We have inserted the rating for those who took part in the comparison.
Guide to the Ratings: Consumers Reports overall score was based on the ability to prevent buildup, to handle simulated heavy and severe rainfall.
  • Buildup is based on leaves and other debris over 16 months outside with no upkeep
  • Heavy flow is ability to contain equivalent of 3.5″ to 4.5″ inches per hour of water over typical roof section
  • Severe flow is ability to contain equivalent of 6″ to 7.5″ per hour
Each of the above catagories were then rated excellent, very good, good, fair, poor then given a rating between 0-100

Manufacturer

Style

Rain/Hr

Material

Thickness

Consumer Reports

Gutterglove™

Micro Mesh

150″

Extruded Alum

.1 inch

89

LeafFilter™

Micro Mesh

N/A

Plastic

N/A

86

LeafGuard™

Reverse Curve

32″

Aluminum

0.032 inch

80

Gutter Topper

Reverse Curve

22

Aluminum

0.024 inch

80

Raindrop™

Screen

23″

Plastic

N/A

77

Gutter Helmet

Reverse Curve

22

Aluminum

N/A

67

WaterFall®

Reverse Curve

N/A

Plastic

N/A

66

Leaf Defier™

Foam

9″

Nylon

N/A

46

Diamond PVC

Screen

26″

Plastic

N/A

Not Rated

Free Flow

Reverse Curve

19″

Aluminum

.024 inch

Not Rated

GuttaGard ™

Reverse Curve

6″

Aluminum

.017 inch

Not Rated

GutterGuard

Screen

21.3″

Aluminum

.031 inch

Not Rated

Gutter Shingle

Screen

15″

Galv-Steel

.033 inch

Not Rated

GutterSolution™

Screen

19″

Aluminum

.019 inch

Not Rated

Lock-On ™

Screen

28″

Galv-Steel

.026 inch

Not Rated

Leafdefender™

Screen

21″

Aluminum

.027 inch

Not Rated

Micro Mesh

Mesh

32″

Aluminum

.022 inch

Not Rated

LeafOut™

Reverse Curve

28.4″

Aluminum

.021 inch

Not Rated

Hinged ™

Screen

N/A

Aluminum

.025 inch

Not Rated

MasterShield™

Micro Mesh

N/A

Aluminum

0.019 inch

Not Rated

Leaf Solution™

Micro Mesh

N/A

Aluminum

.023 inch

Not Rated

Rain Filter™

Foam

N/A

Nylon

N/A

Not Rated

Hedgehog

Brush

N/A

N/A

N/A

Not Rated

Rhino Gutter Guard

Screen

N/A

Aluminum

N/A

Not Rated

LeafX® Clean Gutter

Reverse Curve

N/A

Aluminum

0.024 inch

Not Rated

Leafproof®

Reverse Curve

N/A

Aluminum

0.024 inch

Not Rated

LeaFree™

Reverse Curve

N/A

Aluminum

0.024 inch

Not Rated

Leaf Relief®

Screen

29.7″

Aluminum

N/A

Not Rated

Hallett Gutter Cover®

Reverse Curve

6″

Aluminum

0.024 inch

Not Rated

GutterPiller

Brush

N/A

N/A

N/A

Not Rated

GUTTERMONSTER®

Reverse Curve

10

Aluminum

N/A

Not Rated

Gutter Cap Standard

Reverse Curve

N/A

Aluminum

0.025 inch

No Rating

Flo-Free Leaf Guard

Foam

N/A

Nylon

0.75 inch

No Rating

 

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