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3 Common Gutter Problems and Ways to Solve Them

By October 6, 2015October 18th, 2023No Comments

Your gutter’s main job is to protect your home’s structural integrity by directing water away. For your gutters to perform that task well, proper maintenance is key. Gutter Helmet of Minnesota lists some of the most common gutter problems and the ways to solve them.

Leaks

Figure out what’s causing the problem. If the leak comes from an open joint between the gutter’s sections, any sealant will suffice. If the leak was caused from corrosion, contact a professional. While you can try patching the leaks yourself, there could be weak spots which are likely to become a recurring problem. Call Gutter Helmet of Minnesota, and we can install a replacement.

Sags

This problem requires the most attention. Check for a broken hanger or spike once you notice your gutters leaning down or pulling away from your home. Fix a sagging gutter immediately to prevent your fascia board from water damage.

Blockage

Look out for signs that you have clogged gutters, such as watermarks or pooling water and mildew. Since blockage is mostly caused by debris build-up, thorough cleaning can solve this problem. Consider installing a gutter protection system to avoid this kind of problem in the future.

Count on Gutter Helmet of Minnesota to install the most efficient gutter extensions Monticello, Minnesota, and the nearby areas. We install the covers over your new or existing gutters to keep dirt, leaves, debris, and animals out. We back the quality of our system by a lifetime guarantee, which means you never have to clean your gutters again.

Allow our professionals to handle your gutter problems and prevent bigger concerns from arising. If you notice any of these problems, call us or fill out our form for a free, no obligation quote today.