Your roof’s gutters play a vital role in both curb appeal and maintenance. They act as the exit point for water running off from your roof and they help you avoid leaks as well as other kinds of water damage.
There are so many sources for DIY instructions online that it can be tempting to tackle home improvement projects on your own. However, certain projects like installing gutters should not be one of them. In this blog we discuss the dangers of DIY gutter installation, and why it’s best to leave it to the pros.
Your gutters are integral to your home’s well-being. They divert rainwater away from the roof, foundation and landscaping to protect your home from water damage. Because of their open nature, however, gutters easily accumulate debris.
Having a well-designed and efficient gutter system is one of the surefire ways to shield your home from the adverse effects of water damage. It directs water away from your property to keep your foundation, landscaping and other essential components in sound condition. Once it’s past its prime or has sustained damage beyond repair, however, you should replace it right away. [Read more…]
Investing in a seamless gutter system is an effective way to prevent water damage. Compared with the traditional sectional type of gutter system, its seamless design keeps the chances of roof leakage to a minimum. [Read more…]
Gutters may only occupy a small area of the roof, yet they are instrumental in keeping your home safe from the dangers of pooling rainwater, including permanent damage to your home’s foundation. You can help your gutters prevent that kind of damage by regularly inspecting them and addressing the following problems as soon as you find them:
Not all gutters are designed to last and stay function for years. Some lack essential features to remain intact because of long-term exposure to the elements and clogging.
Gutters may not occupy a large part of your exterior, but they are as essential as the roof or siding. It’s your only line of defense from pooling rainwater, indoor flooding, and major structural damage to your house foundations. [Read more…]