It is one of the areas of homes many homeowners don't give much thought to until there is a problem. And when selling a home, clean gutters can eliminate a potential inspection item. By then, however, gutter problems may be difficult or more expensive to resolve. Improper gutter maintenance can cause:
- Damage to a home's siding
- Damage to the roofline
- Foundation problems
- Annoying leaks and overspill
Here are some simple ways you can keep your gutters better maintained.
Make Sure Downspouts are Draining Properly
The downspouts are the vertical pipes that take water from the gutters along your roof, down through to the ground, or for dispersal away from the home. It is absolutely critical that these downspouts flow…