GUTTERS: THE DRAIN SYSTEM FOR YOUR HOME
Older gutters can clog easily and create problems. New gutters make your life easier by reducing maintenance and headaches.
If you are like most people, you don’t spend too much time thinking about your home’s gutters. However, they are a vital feature of your roof system in that they channel water away from your home’s foundation. Gutters can easily become clogged over time with leaves and other debris, which means you should always try to keep them cleaned out. Clogged gutters won’t drain properly, and can cause rain or snow to backup on your roof, or collect near your foundation and cause problems. New gutters from All About Exteriors can reduce the maintenance you need to perform, and reduce the prospect of costly repairs and leaks down the road.
Leaking gutters can collect water near your foundation
The whole point of the gutter and downspout system is to channel water effectively away from your roof and away from your foundation. Gutters can fail and leak in several areas – either at a seam, or with enough snow buildup they can even be detached from your home. Water collecting near your foundation is something you want to avoid at all costs – these repairs can be very costly if not addressed.
Improperly installed gutters can clog more easily
Gutters need to be installed correctly so that they drain with maximum efficiency. If they are too high on the fascia they can collect snow and may even be pulled off the fascia. They must be pitched properly to allow water to drain. We have been professionally installing gutters for decades, so we have the experience to make sure the job is done right the first time.
Older gutters may be unsightly
Old or rusted gutters can be unattractive when people view your home. New gutters will blend in better and not be such a distraction when visitors or potential buyers look at your home.
Reduced maintenance and peace of mind
Nobody likes cleaning out their gutters, however it is something that as a homeowner you will need to keep tabs on throughout the year so that you can be sure your gutters are functioning well. New gutters and downspouts, properly installed, can reduce the overall upkeep, saving you time and headaches.