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How Do Clogged Gutters Damage Your Home?

By August 24, 2017October 18th, 2023No Comments

While keeping gutters clean and clear of debris is one of the least favorite improvement projects out there, it is actually an important aspect of home maintenance. In fact, paying attention to your gutters regularly is a smart way to protect yourself, your home, and your wallet from expensive repairs. Let Gutter Helmet® of Northern Minnesota, a proud recipient of positive gutter cover reviews, explain further:

Clogged Gutters

The Effects of Clogged Gutters

Whether you have a traditional or contemporary home, it needs a quality gutter system to preserve its structural integrity. It is generally designed to direct water away from your property to keep it from settling where it shouldn’t. When debris starts to build up in the gutters and the downspouts, some or all of the water that is supposed to be diverted can cause various problems in and around your home. This includes:

  • Rotted wood

  • Foundation cracks

  • Basement flooding

  • Landscape erosion

  • Mold growth

All of these problems can cost thousands to repair, which is why it’s important to keep your gutters clog-free at all times.

Ways to Clean Your Gutters

There are various methods to keep your gutters clean. For instance, you may reduce some debris that falls from trees by planting trees away from your home. You may also hire a professional to clean your gutters to save time and to avoid risks like falling off a ladder. If you’re looking for a permanent solution, we recommend installing Gutter Helmet®, the top choice for gutter protection. It has excellent features, such as the unique nose-forward design and ribbed surface, to effectively manage the flow of water and block incoming debris so your gutters will remain free-flowing for a long time. In fact, it has remarkable gutter cover reviews which prove its superior performance and reliability. This gives you the assurance that your home will remain dry and safe throughout the seasons.

To learn more about how Gutter Helmet will benefit you and your home, give us a call at (866) 937-3508. You can also ask for a free estimate. We serve Culver and adjacent areas in Minnesota.