The Gutter Gorilla Difference
When it comes to gutter cleaning in Concord, NC, our philosophy is simple: provide our clients with quality, dependable gutter services at a fair price. Unlike some gutter cleaning companies, we believe in honesty, hard work, and helpful advice. At the end of the day, your satisfaction is our primary goal. Before we pull out of your driveway, we will take the extra time to educate you about the work we performed. That way, you can sleep with confidence, knowing that your gutters are working correctly. We genuinely take pride in our work and strive to treat your home like it was our own, so you can focus on your obligations while we handle the dirty work. Regardless of the gutter service you choose, you can rest easy knowing your home is in the hands of trained, insured professionals. Whether you need a simple gutter repair or a complete gutter installation, we have the skills to get the job done with a level of service and quality unmatched by our competition. No shortcuts. No compromises. Only efficient, trustworthy gutter services in Concord.
Gutter Cleaning in Concord, NC
We treat every gutter project as a top priority. Attention to detail is the heart and soul of our business. We go far beyond providing simple gutter services, giving you incredible insight into your seamless gutters project. Your gutter installation will be handled by licensed and insured professionals. It all starts here, please begin below.
The primary role of your gutter system is to channel water off of your roof and direct it away from your home’s foundation. Gutter blockages can result in water running over the sides of your gutters. That water will eventually settle around your foundation. With time, pooling water will affect the reliability of your home’s structure, causing cracks, mold growth, and even collapse.
Your home’s gutter system is held up by fascia boards, which are typically made of wood. When your clogged gutters overflow with water, your fascia boards will begin to rot. On top of that, your fascia boards must hold the increased weight of your clogged gutters. The combination of rot and weight can cause your gutter system to fail, resulting in expensive repairs.
If you want to maintain the beauty of your landscaping, having clog-free gutters is essential. When your gutters can’t do their job, overflowing water will pour down the sides of your home. Eventually, this water will damage the trees, shrubs, and flower beds close to the base of your home.
When your gutters are full of leaves and other debris, rainwater, and other forms of precipitation have nowhere to go. This causes water to fill your gutters to the brim. Because each gallon of water weighs around eight pounds, this extra weight will cause your gutters to crack, bend, or even tear away from your roof. Your gutters are rendered completely useless at that point, and you’re looking at very expensive repairs.
If you don’t have the time and patience to commit to proper gutter cleaning, The Gutter Gorilla team is here to help. We have been cleaning gutters in Concord for years. With a fully trained team of gutter professionals on staff, we have the experience and resources to clean your gutters effectively and efficiently.
Common Signs of Clogged Gutters
One of the most common questions we get at The Gutter Gorilla centers around when homeowners need gutter cleaning in Concord, NC. The answer is nuanced, but generally speaking, your gutters need to be cleaned twice a year or whenever they become clogged. Unfortunately, it’s not exactly easy for the average homeowner to climb up on a ladder, get on their roof, and look to see if their gutters are full of debris.
Luckily, there are some common signs that you can look out for to save yourself from costly repairs:
Gutter Installation in Concord, NC
Buying a home is one of the largest financial investments that you will make as an adult. As a homeowner, you know that protecting that investment is a priority. While most homeowners do a good job of staying up to date with home maintenance, sometimes life happens, and things begin to slip through the cracks. For many homeowners, gutters and downspouts are often one of those overlooked items.
Whether you need gutters installed on your new home or your old gutter system is dilapidated and needs replacing, we’ve got your back.
At The Gutter Gorilla, we specialize in custom gutter installation in Concord, NC. Because we have our own machinery, we are essentially cutting out middlemen manufacturers so that our customers benefit from lower prices and higher quality gutter systems. We strive to be friendly, affordable, and effective. We will always make your schedule a priority over our own.
When you trust The Gutter Gorilla with your new gutter installation, know that you are working with the best in the business.
Here are just a few reasons why we are the premier gutter installation company in Concord:
- We only use premium materials and install seamless, 6” aluminum k-style gutters to hold more water.
- Our installation methods are tried and tested.
- Our gutter installation experts are knowledgeable, friendly, and ready to work hard for you.
- We offer a warranty on all our products and services.
- We are licensed and insured.
- Your satisfaction is our #1 concern. We back that up with actions, not words.
When Should You Consider Gutter Installation?
Sometimes, it can be difficult to determine whether you need new gutter installation or gutter repairs. The most reliable answer will come after our team has had a chance to inspect your gutters in Concord. Before you call our office to schedule an inspection, consider the following symptoms of a failing gutter system:
- Gutters are starting to pull apart and separate.
- Gutter guards are starting to sag and pull away from the roof.
- The gutter hangers have begun to break or bend.
- Downspouts are starting to crease or are no longer straight.
- Gutters show signs of rust or have visible holes.
Quick, Reliable Gutter Repairs in Concord, NC
Cleaning and repairing gutters can be a tiresome task. We understand that the last thing you want to do with your free time is to try and figure out how to repair your damaged gutters. However, gutters that are left unrepaired can cause extensive damage to your home and lawn. If you see that your gutters are damaged, you must get them repaired by a professional as soon as possible. Gutter repairs range in complexity and can be as simple as patching a hole in one of your downspouts to re-securing gutters on your home’s fascia board. We recommend that you call our office to schedule a gutter inspection, so our team can get a full understanding of the repairs that need completing.
Here are a few signs that you should be aware of that usually require gutter repairs in Concord, NC:
Pooling WaterPuddles of water accumulating near your home’s foundation
LeaksThe next time it rains, grab your umbrella and check your gutters for signs of drips or leaks.
Displaced HardwareIf you notice gutter-hanging hardware laying on the ground under the edge of your roof, it’s time to call in The Gutter Gorilla. This is a sign that your gutters aren’t fastened securely. One strong gust of wind or heavy rainstorm could cause serious damage to your gutter system.
MoldCheck your basement and your attic for signs of mold growth. If you see any mold or mildew, your gutters might not be doing their job of directing water away from your home.
Peeling PaintHave you noticed that paint is starting to peel down the side of your house? Is there rust beginning to form on your gutters? If so, you could be dealing with a leak. Usually, the result of rust or a puncture, this type of problem needs to be patched by a professional
Uneven GuttersIf your gutters are uneven or starting to sag in the middle, it’s not a good sign. In situations like these, pooling water will not be able to drain towards your corner downspouts. Eventually, the entire gutter will pull away from your home. It is highly recommended that you hire our team of professionals to repair this problem before it gets even worse.
The Trusted Choice for All Your Gutter Needs in Concord
At The Gutter Gorilla, our commitment is to provide you with an easy, care-free, educational experience. When you give us the opportunity to earn your business, you can trust that we will provide you with the highest quality gutter repair services at the best prices in the Lowcountry. From the moment we first visit your home for an inspection to the time we do our final walk though, your satisfaction is our top priority.
Ready to get started? Start your free estimate right from our website, or give our office a call today to learn more about our exceptional gutter services in Concord. We will handle the heavy lifting while you spend your free time enjoying life!Contact Us
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Concord City Council statements on passing of former council member Lamar Barrier
CONCORD, N.C. (WBTV) - The Concord City Council released the following statements after the passing of former Council Member Lamar Barrier. Barrier was Concord’s longest serving council member, and one of the longest serving in the state. He faithfully and diligently served the citizens of Concord as the council member for District 5 from 1985 until his retirement in 2017.“With the passing of my friend, Lamar Barrier, our community has lost one of our most dedicated and beloved leaders,” said Mayor Bill Dusch....
CONCORD, N.C. (WBTV) - The Concord City Council released the following statements after the passing of former Council Member Lamar Barrier. Barrier was Concord’s longest serving council member, and one of the longest serving in the state. He faithfully and diligently served the citizens of Concord as the council member for District 5 from 1985 until his retirement in 2017.
“With the passing of my friend, Lamar Barrier, our community has lost one of our most dedicated and beloved leaders,” said Mayor Bill Dusch. “I have known and worked with Lamar for over 30 years; he truly exemplified what it means to lead with the heart of a servant. He deeply cared for his community and served the citizens of Concord with honor, integrity, and humility. To his family, I thank you for sharing him with us, we will miss him dearly.”
“Lamar loved his city and the people in it, and they loved him back,” said Council Member W. Brian King. “I recall when riding in the Christmas parades with Lamar how everyone shouted his name from the parade route to ensure he saw them waving and he would always wave back and he knew them all. His dedication and service on the Concord City Council and the many nonprofit boards which he served showed Lamar’s passion for making Concord a better place to live. Lamar has left a positive mark on Concord during his life of service. I wish his family comfort and peace. Our city has lost a champion this week.”
“Lamar was a dedicated servant who served on the Concord City Council and numerous nonprofit organizations for decades,” said Council Member Ella Mae Small. “He was a friend of mine and always made sure that I was able to find locations whenever council members were invited to attend events. My thoughts and prayers are with Christine and their family during this difficult time.”
“When I ran for City Council in 2017, I really did not know Lamar, but I got to know him during the election; Lamar was extremely kind to me and very helpful and supportive,” said Council Member JC McKenzie. “As I watched him interact with the voters, I realized his love for this city. He will be greatly missed; I will miss him.”
“I had the pleasure of knowing Lamar for over 16 years, and in 2016 he and I fought a great election for the Concord City Council,” said Council Member Terry Crawford. “I highly respected Lamar for his 32 years of service to the citizens of Concord. He had been a decision maker to more changes to our great city than any other present Councilman. The naming of our commercial airport terminal in his honor is a great way to keep his memory front and center for generations of Concordians to come.”
“I am honored to have known Lamar as a man, husband, father and friend,” said Council Member Jennifer P. Hubbard. “His deep love for the city and the over 1,000 employees was evident in every decision he made and word he spoke. This city will forever be changed for his over 32 years of service and dedication. You will be missed my friend!”
“Lamar Barrier truly loved his country, city, its citizens and the history that defines Concord,” said Council Member John Sweat, Jr. “I owe him a lot for all he did to educate me on the ways of the City Council as a new council member. I will never attend Spiders on the Beach or the Christmas Parade without thinking of him, his input and sense of humor. He was always there to take care of his citizens and their needs in dire times, and always there to lend a hand of love and support when needed. RIP Lamar, you have truly lived a life of service and compassion for your fellow men and women.”
During his tenure as Council Member for District 5, Barrier was a strong advocate for public safety and was instrumental in the expansion of Concord-Padgett Regional Airport. The city recently announced the naming of the commercial airport terminal building in Barrier’s honor. Barrier also volunteered his time with several nonprofit organizations dedicated to supporting the city’s youth and enhancing resident’s health, safety, and education.
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Integrated social–medical model presents opportunities for assisted living operators: panelists
Assisted living’s move from a social model to a medical model — or at least a hybrid model — presents marketing and other opportunities for providers, speakers said Wednesday during a leadership huddle hosted by the National Investment Center for Seniors Housing & Care.“It doesn’t have to be a choice between a hospitality or medical model,” said Jennifer Rucci, chief medical officer for Concord, NC-based Eventus WholeHealth. “I’d argue you can have both. You can still provide a very ...
Assisted living’s move from a social model to a medical model — or at least a hybrid model — presents marketing and other opportunities for providers, speakers said Wednesday during a leadership huddle hosted by the National Investment Center for Seniors Housing & Care.
“It doesn’t have to be a choice between a hospitality or medical model,” said Jennifer Rucci, chief medical officer for Concord, NC-based Eventus WholeHealth. “I’d argue you can have both. You can still provide a very hospitable, warm, welcoming home to residents in assisted living but also embrace the role as care coordinator to medical service lines.”
Operators, however, Rucci said, are better off when medical services are delivered on-site to residents. The model lowers transportation costs, is convenient, leads to improved outcomes and helps retain residents longer, she added.
Rucci said she has seen clinical outcomes change as a result of on-site medical services, including reduced medical burdens, emergency department visits and falls. “The proposition for the operator is, if you have better care for residents and embrace that better care model, you retain residents better and also attract some,” she said. “Increasingly, families are expecting that, and so are residents.”
ALG Senior President and CEO Charles Trefzger, said that the Hickory, NC-based company implemented an integrated model to serve the increasing health needs of residents, take advantage of advancements in medicine and technology, and meet the expectations of residents and their families.
The integrated model, he said, helps keep residents in a community, and providers need to be a “collaborative team member of this team sport now being created,” he added.
“The easiest resident to obtain in our marketing worlds is the one we already have,” Trefzger said. “We need to focus on those folks in our communities and keep them there. When they go out the door, we are putting them in harm’s way.”
Michael Kwame Poku, M.D., senior medical director of Chicago-based Oak Street Health, said that as organizations move toward value-based care, primary care providers, specialists, residents and the senior living community must be aligned.
“As we are getting better at this as a medical community, as a social community, as an assisted living community, and if we’re working together, we’re finding in order to achieve that next level of value that we need to bring other stakeholders in and really lock arms,” he said.
Changes and shifts to value on the national level are going to happen at a faster pace post-pandemic, Rucci said.
“You have a captive audience space of residents and patients, mostly government-insured. This is an opportunity to really make this population the first national population that will be in value-based contracts, no doubt about it,” she said. “It’s coming, and the faster and better we can work together to provide those clinical outcomes for residents, that’s in everyone’s interests, both medical and facility operators.”
Independent living, assisted living and senior care is a team sport, Trefzger said, and the primary care provider is the quarterback. But, he added, providers are an integral part of that team because they see residents 24/7.
“It’s up to the primary care provider to define the end goal with that resident and to work closely with that resident and communicate that to the providers,” he said. “Then allow the providers to work alongside them with medical specialties.”
Alignment of services lands squarely on providers, who need to create a network and then narrow it, reduce clinical variations and improve outcomes, Trefzger said. The result, he added, will be higher occupancy and reduced deficiencies. The move also will help providers from the standpoint of regulation that is coming out of the pandemic, he said.
“We are going to be evaluated on how well we comply with those rules and regulations,” Trefzger said. “If you have a lot of variation in your network, you’re not going to be able to comply with those expectations of the surveys. Our strategic analysis is, you own it, Mr. Provider.”
Red Bull, Rauch North America to bring $740M beverage manufacturing hub to old Philip Morris site in Concord
The former Philip Morris site has landed a major project once again, years after Alevo abandoned plans for a battery plant there following the cigarette plant\'s closure in 2009. Local leaders are confident this project is the one to unlock the massive site and deliver on big promises of jobs and investment.On Tuesday, N.C. Gov. Roy Cooper announced Red Bull and Rauch North America would bring a m...
The former Philip Morris site has landed a major project once again, years after Alevo abandoned plans for a battery plant there following the cigarette plant\'s closure in 2009. Local leaders are confident this project is the one to unlock the massive site and deliver on big promises of jobs and investment.
On Tuesday, N.C. Gov. Roy Cooper announced Red Bull and Rauch North America would bring a major beverage production hub to The Grounds at Concord. The project calls for a 2.2 million-square-foot campus and a total investment of over $740 million. The companies will combine to bring 413 new jobs to Cabarrus County at an average annual wage of over $50,000. Leaders said it is the largest economic development announcement in Cabarrus County\'s history.
Red Bull and Rauch will take a pad-ready, 500-acre section of The Grounds, the new name of the 2,100-acre former Philip Morris site. That portion of The Grounds has long been held and targeted for a large project. Other pieces of the property were subdivided for smaller projects, such as GoldenHome International\'s $86 million North American headquarters and Carvana\'s reconditioning facility.
Page Castrodale, executive director of Cabarrus Economic Development, said having the pad-ready site was a strong factor in landing the project.
"We waited a long time with this idea that a large user would come along," Castrodale said. "And there were times where we wondered if we should start subdividing it. Again, we\'re talking about over $740 million in investment, so I\'m glad that we waited."
Red Bull will operate an 800,000-square-foot distribution facility at the site, which accounts for 90 jobs. State documents show the energy drink giant\'s facility calls for a $140 million investment by the end of 2025.
Rauch\'s piece of the project will include 1.4 million square feet of factory, distribution and office space for a can-filling operation. That portion of the beverage hub will see a $433 million investment by the end of 2025. Investment in Rauch\'s portion is expected to reach $600 million by the end of 2027. Rauch produces fruit juices and also has a contract filling business for premium beverages.
The N.C. Department of Commerce\'s Economic Investment Committee approved state incentives for the project on Tuesday. According to state documents, the incentives for the project total more than $40 million. The state is providing $4.6 million in total incentives, with Concord and Cabarrus County combining to put up $35.8 million, documents say.
Cooper said Tuesday that the project had an estimated economic impact of $1.8 billion over the next 12 years. State documents show Cabarrus County beat out Cherokee and Richland counties in South Carolina for the project.
Landing the project builds further momentum for the years-long efforts to repurpose the site. Concord Mayor Bill Dusch said Tuesday that the Red Bull/Rauch project was an ideal fit. He said leaders sought quality companies and jobs paying above the county average of $41,255 for projects there. Castrodale added that food and beverage manufacturing is a target industry for the county.
Leaders also expect interest in The Grounds\' remaining land to increase after the deal. It has just over 1,000 acres of available land remaining after landing the Red Bull/Rauch, GoldenHome and Carvana projects.
"I think it attracts additional suppliers and additional investment, even if they are not affiliated with the Red Bull and Rauch operations," Castrodale said. "I think it shows that site is being developed and now folks know who their neighbors will be."
The Triangle Business Journal previously reported that The Grounds was pitched for the $1.1 billion Tesla gigafactory that eventually landed in Austin, Texas.
While it fell short on the Tesla project, The Grounds received a big win on Tuesday. Castrodale said interest between local leaders and the joint venture of Red Bull and Rauch began around a year ago. Now, leaders are hopeful it can help solidify the revitalization of the high-profile site in Concord.
“I’m sure many in our community remember the Philip Morris expansion announcement in 1991 that was touted as the largest economic development announcement in the history of North Carolina,” said Steve Morris, chairman of the Cabarrus County Board of Commissioners. “None of us could have imagined that we’d be here in 2021 talking about that same property being home to the largest economic development investment in the history of Cabarrus County. It’s a reflection on the resilience of this community.”
Red Bull announces new facility in Concord
Red Bull\'s new facility will bring 400 jobs to Concord, paying an average salary of more than $50,000.CONCORD, N.C. — Red Bull announced Tuesday it is opening a new manufacturing facility in Concord, North Carolina, promising to bring hundreds of well-paying jobs to Cabarrus County.The facility will move into the old Phillip Morris plant on Highway 29 in Concord. North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper said the move will include an investment of over $740 million, as well as the creation of over 400 jobs with an average wage of $...
Red Bull\'s new facility will bring 400 jobs to Concord, paying an average salary of more than $50,000.
CONCORD, N.C. — Red Bull announced Tuesday it is opening a new manufacturing facility in Concord, North Carolina, promising to bring hundreds of well-paying jobs to Cabarrus County.
The facility will move into the old Phillip Morris plant on Highway 29 in Concord. North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper said the move will include an investment of over $740 million, as well as the creation of over 400 jobs with an average wage of $50,377. These new jobs are expected to pay nearly $10,000 more than the average of $41,255 in Cabarrus County.
"It\'s really an exciting time," Cooper said. "We are in North Carolina, coming out of this pandemic in a strong way. The good-paying jobs that we continue to attract, the businesses that realize what a great state North Carolina is to live, raise a family, have an excellent quality of life and to do business. We\'re developing a global reputation for that kind of place, and that\'s exciting."
Cooper helped make the announcement during his planned trip to Cabarrus County. He is scheduled to visit a vaccination clinic at Northwest Cabarrus High School in Kannapolis Tuesday afternoon.
"We\'ve done the right things during this pandemic," Cooper said. "We rank low among the states in deaths per capita, but also job loss per capita. It shows we have made good, quality decisions together as a team. Going forward, we still gotta get more people vaccinated."
Red Bull and Rauch North America are partners on the project, which includes planned construction on a state-of-the-art 2 million-square-foot production hub at the site of the former Phillip Morris plant. This includes an 800,000 square-foot distribution center for Red Bull and a 1.4 million-square-foot complex for Rauch\'s can-filling operation.
"These companies are bringing substantial investment and excellent jobs to our community," said Page Castrodale, the executive director for the Cabarrus County Economic Development Corporation. "The Grounds at Concord has attracted a lot of interest over the years and we knew there was tremendous potential on that site. This was the kind of operation we were all hoping for."
The new facility is expected to provide an economic impact of $1.8 billion to North Carolina\'s economy.
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Tar Heel Treasures: Southern Grace Distilleries thriving in former prison
MT. PLEASANT, N.C. — For over 80 years inmates were housed at the Cabarrus Correctional Center in Mt. Pleasant.What You Need to KnowThe Cabarrus Correction Center opened in 1929 and closed in 2011After the prision closed, it was used as a weapons training center for Fort Bragg personnelSouthern Grace Distilleries originally began in Concord in 2014, but moved operations to the prision a few years laterThese days if you head out to the prison you won’t find inmates there, but liquor instead. The ...
MT. PLEASANT, N.C. — For over 80 years inmates were housed at the Cabarrus Correctional Center in Mt. Pleasant.
What You Need to Know
The Cabarrus Correction Center opened in 1929 and closed in 2011
After the prision closed, it was used as a weapons training center for Fort Bragg personnel
Southern Grace Distilleries originally began in Concord in 2014, but moved operations to the prision a few years later
These days if you head out to the prison you won’t find inmates there, but liquor instead. The former prison is now home to Southern Grace Distilleries. It’s where you’ll find Emily Burkhart giving tours, but it’s the last thing she imagined she’d be doing.
“I was very lucky I got to be a stay-at-home mom for a lot of years, and I was looking for a job,” she said.
A few years ago, she met a woman, Leanne Powell, who was opening a new distillery and needed some help.
“She was looking to hire somebody to work in the store at the same time I was looking for a job, so it just fit really well out here,” Burkhart said.
Now, every week she shares knowledge about bourbon and whiskey at Southern Grace Distilleries. She also knows a thing or two about inmates since this distillery is housed in a former prison.
The prison operated from 1929 to 2011. It was also used as a weapons training center for Fort Bragg personnel.
“We have to know the history,” Burkhart said. “We have to know the science. There’s just a lot going on out here.”
Southern Grace actually began in Concord in 2014. After getting out of politics, Thomas Thacker decided to get into the liquor business with his good friend, Powell.
“Leanne saw this place and had a fit to have it,” he said. “She loved it, had a vision for it not only from the production standpoint but from the tourism standpoint.”
The two soon moved their distillery onto a 22-acre site where prison history is shared, and over 700 barrels of alcohol are aged on the property. Unfortunately, in the summer of 2019, Powell passed away.
“It’s not on the ballot sheet, but it’s one of the huge assets of the company is having someone that was as smart and as hardworking and as people-centric as she was,” Thacker said.
Southern Grace Distillery is a pretty unique place, and without Powell, who knows where Burkhart might be working today? So with that in mind, Burkhart and the rest of this staff plan to keep Powell’s legacy alive through a little bit of history and a nice glass of whiskey.
Southern Grace Distillery is open Thursday through Saturday, and it offers a variety of tours and barrel house tastings. Tours range from $14 to $45 a person and those under 21 are allowed to tour, but must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.