Gutters play a KEY role in protecting your biggest investment, your home. When looking at replacing your gutters keep in mind a few things.
Do your gutters leak?
If the answer is yes then it might be time to replace them.
Most people do not realize this is an issue until ice is building on a walkway from a leaky gutter.
Do you have issues with water in your basement?
If the answer is yes then it might be time to replace them. Gutters are not the first thing on most homeowners minds when talking about water in the basement, but the role the gutters play on the house is to direct water away from the foundation. If the gutters are not properly hung and downspouts placed with this in mind problems will occur. Water will eventually erode the dirt from the foundation finding a way to enter home using the foundation.
Gutter Guards can provide a problem and time-saving solution to many homeowners. Not many homeowners like cleaning out the gutters once a year and if you have trees that are around your house it could be several times a during the year.
Gutter Guards provide a cover for your gutters keeping out debris from the trees and keeps birds from nesting in your gutters causing clogs in your gutters and downspouts. Keeping your gutters clear and free from debris ensures good water flow through the gutters and downspouts for them to work properly in keeping water away from the foundation of your home.