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Ply Gem’s Leaf Relief® for Existing Gutters

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Ply Gem’s Leaf Relief® for Existing Gutters

Gutter clogs and blockage can affect the performance of your gutters by inhibiting drainage, causing water to back up on your roof, and eventual overflow. This can cause costly damage, including roof leaks, foundation problems, flood basements, damaged landscaping, mold growth, and interior water damage. Fixing these problems can cost you thousands of dollars; however, they are all preventable for a fraction of the cost.


Ply Gem’s Leaf Relief® is a proven, patented leaf gutter guard that keeps natural debris, such as leaves and twigs, from blocking your gutters. Installing our gutter overflow guard on your existing gutters is a highly effective and permanent solution to clogged gutters. It prevents clogged downspouts and gutters, eliminates the buildup of debris, and protects your home from water damage resulting from leaks and build up. Our patented Aluma-Perf™ Technology not only provides clog-free performance, it offers superior water protection that can easily handle the heaviest rainfalls.


Leaf Relief® offers guaranteed no-clog, no-overflow performance that is virtually maintenance free. Our leaf gutter guards include a self-cleaning design in which leaves and debris lift away in normal wind conditions. They also eliminate the need to climb ladders to clean your gutters and high costs associated with gutter cleaning, repair, and replacement.


Peace of mind comes standard with Leaf Relief® gutter protection for existing gutters. We are so confident in our Leaf Relief® product that we have extended the warranty to 25 years! Our gutter guard systems offer exceptional returns on investment by protecting your gutters and home from costly water damage and reducing maintenance costs associated with gutter cleaning and repair. In fact, Leaf Relief, our high-quality gutter overflow guard, has protected over 100 million feet of gutter over the last decade—this is proven gutter protection that works!

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Ply Gem’s Leaf Relief® for Existing Gutters

Features & Benefits

Why Choose Ply Gem’s Leaf Relief?

Manufactured to exacting standards and rigorously tested, Leaf Relief® leaf gutter guard is proven to keep gutters clear and protects your home from water damage.


Some benefits and advantages of our Leaf Relief® gutter protection for existing gutters include:

  • Low Maintenance—No more climbing ladders to clean your gutters or costly gutter cleaning repairs. Our Aluma-Perf™ Technology keeps leaves, twigs and pine needles out of the gutter. Most small debris is cleared by a 6 mph breeze with wet debris removed in 23 mph wind.
  • Damage Resistant—Mounts securely and stays in place, resisting high winds, snow, and ice. Our durable gutter screen mesh system can withstand the weight of sticks, twigs, and pests.
  • Superior Water Protection—Handles the heaviest rainfalls with ease for superior water protection. Drains more than twice the highest recorded rainfall ever recorded per hour, over 29 inches of rain.
  • Efficient Installation—Mounts directly to the gutter, eliminating the need to lift shingles and risk voiding roof warranty. Installed with self-sealing screws secures Leaf Relief evenly along the entire length of the gutter, which helps protect the gutter system from common gutter failures.
  • Low Profile—Leaf Relief lays flat on internal structural hangers and fits snugly on top of your gutter, so it is invisible from the ground.
  • Exclusive, Specially-Treated Vinyl Flap—Resists UV light, mildew, and extreme weather for a long-lasting, self-sealing fit. Frames are also rustproof.
  • Premium Warranty for Extended Protection—25-year No-Clog, No-Overflow warranty guarantees of lasting quality and peace of mind.

Leaf Relief Options 

Leaf Relief® gutter overflow guard is available in several options, including classic, half-round, zip, and adjustable. Each option can fit both five- and six-inch gutters; however, it can be adjusted to fit 4-inch gutters also. Leaf Relief is made from heavy-duty, rustproof aluminum or copper to provide one of the most effective gutter protection systems on the market.

How Much Does Leaf Relief Cost?

The cost of our proven Leaf Relief® protection system for existing gutters depends on your preferences. We have several available options which offer unique features to meet your needs. Use our Find A Distributor tool to find a Ply Gem Gutter dealer near you.

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