Installation & Repair
Gutters and downspouts are a key element in protecting your home during heavy rains which are a regular occurrence during the summer months. Gutters will prevent your roofs fascia boards from getting wet and rotting out. They also protect the underneath side of your roof from getting water in there and doing more damage. Downspouts prevent water from pooling beside your foundation.
Gutter Cleaning & Maintenance
“Keeping your rain gutters clean is vital in protecting your home from water damage caused by clogged gutters, so it should be part of your Spring cleaning list“.
Is your mind in the gutter? Well, it should be if you want to have a house that is in good working order. Rainwater is a natural element that can wreak havoc on a house if it’s not controlled by properly installed and maintained rain gutters. There are many misconceptions about gutters and as a result there are many mistakes homeowners are making. In some cases these mistakes are causing damage rather than preventing it.
The importance of properly installed and maintained gutters can’t be stressed enough. Every house should have gutters, and in recent years building officials across the land have been recognizing this. Many municipalities around the country are now requiring gutters on all new residential construction. Here’s why rain gutters are so important:
Soil around the house is stabilized
Foundation problems can be avoided
Flooding under houses and in basements can be prevented
Erosion can be prevented and this preserves landscaping and turf
Water damage to siding can be prevented
Water staining on brick and stone masonry can be prevented
Settling and cracking of sidewalks, patios and driveways can be lessened
Exterior doors and garage overhead doors can be preserved