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About Us

We are a local, owner-operated business and have been in the gutter industry for 20 years. We pride ourselves on honesty and integrity in our work, offering professional home maintenance services.

Eric Branecki, Founder and CEO
Sales and Field Operations Manager

I established GutterPatrol in 2002 to offer a reliable, professional, and trustworthy gutter cleaning and gutter guard installation service in the Santa Cruz and Silicon Valley areas. Since then we have expanded to offer a wide range of services to meet your home and building maintenance needs. My 20 years of industry experience gives me the expertise to advise you on the best home maintenance service plan or gutter guard choice for your home. I’ve truly seen it all and I would be happy to help you strategize the best solution for maintaining your home or commercial property exterior. I can help you deterimine if you need a one-time cleaning, recurring service plan, or professional gutter guard installation.

What is your favorite ice cream flavor?
I like to make homemade shave ice with homemade cherry syrup and vanilla ice cream at the bottom.
Do you have a favorite sports team?
I have been a die hard Giants fan since Rod Beck was closing games at The Stick.
What has been your favorite travel experience?
Traveling to Alaska and visiting family. Amanda and I kayaked down the Thorne River.
What hobbies do you enjoy?
I love to mountain bike in Wilder Ranch.

Amanda Branecki, COO
Sales and Internal Operations Manager

We strive to offer exceptional customer service in every aspect of our business, from your initial contact with our Customer Liaison to the completion of your project, and it’s my job to ensure that we do! I’m working behind the scenes to create smooth and functional processes for all aspects of the business. On any given day, you’ll find me managing our procedures, finances, marketing, HR, hiring, sales…aka, manager of everything!

I have a background in Sociology and Social Work with a BA from the University of Vermont. I have a niche for operations and organizational structure, having found myself working on those aspects of every single organization for which I’ve ever worked.

What is your favorite ice cream flavor?
Vanilla Peanut Butter from the ice cream shop where I worked in high school!
What has been your favorite travel experience?
It’s a toss up between Bali and the Isle of Skye, Scotland.
What hobbies do you enjoy?
Walking, gardening, pilates, reading.

Hayden Baldwin, Construction Manager

Hayden grew up in Colorado and on the island of Maui, Hawaii. He’s a genuinely nice guy and easy to talk to. He likes to be active and outdoors.

What has been your favorite travel experience?
Going fishing with my dad and grandpa at Lake Powell every year
What hobbies do you enjoy?
Rock Climbing, Snowboarding, Mountain Biking

Matthew Guerrero, Field Technician

Matthew is quiet but always listening. His calm attitude will put you at ease as he masterfully cleans your windows. Matthew is kind and friendly.

Do you have a favorite sports team?
Las Vegas Raiders or Los Angeles Lakers
What has been your favorite travel experience?
Traveling to Seattle and Oregon
What hobbies do you enjoy?
Sports, video games, working out, and learning new things

Edgar Ascencio Ortiz, Field Technician

Edgar is our newest team member and helping out in all areas of the business. He’s a quick study with a positive attitude all the time.

What is your favorite ice cream flavor?
Mint Chocolate Chip and Strawberry
Do you have a favorite food?
Chilaquiles, but I’m a foodie in general and like to try new foods.
What has been your favorite travel experience?
Going to National Parks like Yosemite, and also Lake Tahoe.
What hobbies do you enjoy?
I like to hike, collect Pokemon cards, watch scary movies, BBQ, play handball, soccer and football.

Siara Baldwin, Customer Liaison

Siara grew up on Maui and the Big Island of Hawaii and is loving exploring the mainland since she moved to California a few years ago. She’s the sweetest gal you ever did meet and always bringing homemade treats to the office. You’ll talk to her for all your questions and appointment details.

What is your favorite ice cream flavor?
Mint Chip and Chocolate
Do you have a favorite food?
BBQ ribs and burgers.
What has been your favorite travel experience?
Roadtripping with Hayden. Hiking in the mountains, cold rivers and lakes, and playing cards by the fire.
What hobbies do you enjoy?
I love the water. Rivers in particular. I also love hiking, backpacking, reading, cooking, and making home made ice cream.

GutterPatrol employees are conscientious, responsible, and fully trained to meet your needs. All employees must pass a comprehensive background screening and drug testing program.

GutterPatrol employees are provided competitive wages well above minimum wage including overtime, as well as benefits like paid time off, 401K retirement savings plan, paid sick time, tuition reimbursement, family leave, and other benefits.

GutterPatrol has a culture of engaged, involved, and motivated employees who care about the work they do.

GutterPatrol is a California licensed contractor (CSLB #1055861)