Project Description

Barry’s Seamless Gutter & Roofing Project in Urbandale, Iowa

Overshooting Rainwater in Urbandale

Barry and his wife had just bought a home in Urbandale that was like new. They reached out to us with concerns about their current gutter system; the gutter’s performance, overall look, downspout placement, and a metal diverter that was placed on the roof. Rainwater was overshooting their gutters and pooling on the patio below. Because their home was free from trees they wanted an option other than LeafGuard® that could handle the heaviest of rainfalls in Iowa. We sent one of our Home Solution Experts to do a free inspection/estimate and discussed the best options for Barry and his Urbandale, Iowa home.

Upon inspection we noticed that the gutters and downspouts were not large enough to handle Iowa’s heavy rains, they were starting to age and the downspouts were not placed in the most effective areas on the home to guide rainwater safely away from their home.

We also discovered that the roof, although practically new, did not have proper ice and water shield installed; it was going to be a matter of time before Barry would have to replace his roof as well.


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Metal diverter that was installed on the roof to help direct water into the gutters. It was ineffective in this case and a different solution was needed.
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Pictured is where the rainwater would run off of the roof and pool on the patio below.

Top-of-the-Line Roofing & Gutter System in Urbandale

After discussing our lifetime workmanship guarantee and the GAF Golden Pledge® Limited Warranty, one of the strongest warranties in the industry, Barry decided to go with us here at Home Solutions of Iowa for his top-of-the-line GAF roofing and high flow seamless gutter system.

“Home Solutions of Iowa has a frequent presence in our neighborhood. In looking for a roofer, we first asked our deck builder for a recommendation for a quality roofing company. The recommended company didn’t keep the appointment or reply to my inquiry for follow up. I then did some research about Home Solutions including their story and any other available information online, through BBB, and the Iowa Attorney General consumer protection section. Our initial contact was positive as was every other interaction since. We now have a quality roof with a lifetime warranty, newly improved gutters, and also a known contracting firm to recommend to others and use ourselves when we undertake our next project. I couldn’t be more satisfied with Home Solutions of Iowa.” -Barry O.

Barry’s Urbandale, Iowa home is safeguarded with over 280 feet of seamless RainPro® gutters and GAF’s Timberline® Ultra HD® Weathered Wood asphalt shingles. These shingles enhance the look of his home and include StainGuard Plus™ Time Release Technology that fights blue-green algae. Contact Home Solutions of Iowa for your next home improvement project today.


National Roofing Week Roof up close
GAF’s Timberline® Ultra HD® Weathered Wood asphalt shingles.
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After shot of Barry’s Urbandale, Iowa home.
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