Clogged gutters can cause all kinds of issues with your home. Here are a few common examples:
Water damage: Properly functioning gutters direct
water away from the structure of your home. But, clogged gutters can
cause water to collect around your foundation and, as a result, seep
into your basement.
Loosened gutters: The Association for Homeowners
Across America says that the weight of water, twigs and other debris can
loosen gutters and cause them to pull away from their attachments.
If you think a few leaves and twigs in your gutters are harmless, think
again. Regular gutter cleaning is the single most important key to
avoiding major and expensive
Gutters perform one duty: controlling the water around your home. If
debris keeps gutters from doing their job, you can wind up with some
serious problems. By following these simple gutter cleaning tips, you
can help avoid major and expensive home repairs.
- Leaking Gutters: Clogged gutters are the number one
cause of basement water problems.