3 Common Gutter Problems and Fixes

Gutters’ main role is to channel water away from your home’s foundation. But to make sure they’re doing their job right, you need to sacrifice some of your free time cleaning your home’s gutters.

But in today’s hectic world, it’s easy to skip the cleaning. When this happens, excessive amounts of debris can accumulate in your gutters, resulting in more issues and costly repairs.

Roofs and Gutters

Don’t let these issues happen to you. Here are some clear signs you need to conduct gutter cleaning.

Clogs

Gutter blockage caused by leaves and other roof debris is one of the most common gutter issues. Basic gutter cleaning will easily remove the debris, allowing water to flow freely through the downspouts. If the problem is too severe for you to handle, you might need a professional gutter cleaning service to flush the debris out.

Leaks

Seams that connect your gutters are vulnerable to holes and leaks. You can easily resolve this problem by filling the joints using a sealant. If your gutters have larger holes, patch them up right away to prevent further foundation damage.

Sagging Gutters

The gutter’s hangers might have deteriorated if they’re starting to pull away from your roof. Check the hangers right away and tighten them in place. If the problem returns after putting them back into place, you might need to change the entire hanger to provide the right support for your gutters.

With proper awareness, you can prevent costly gutter repairs and assure your gutter’s longevity.