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Rot can affect any wooden part of your home, including your roofing system, deck, siding, windows and fascia. Ignoring this problem will backfire as you’ll be faced with more extensive damage and costly repairs. Fortunately, installing gutter guards greatly reduces the risk of rot.

Preventing Wood Rot Through Expert Gutter Guard Installation

Wood Rot

Rotten wood is a result of fungus that begins to multiply and feed on the wood whenever there is moisture and the right temperatures are reached. This weakens the structural integrity of wooden structures within your home.

Take your roofing system, for example. If your gutters overflow, your roof will become drenched and the wooden components will be vulnerable to rot. Gutter clogs cause water to flow over the sides of the gutters. This damages not just the wood components of your roof, but also the fascia board and siding.

Gutter Protection From Wood Rot

This is why it is always important that you clean your gutters. If you find gutter cleaning too tedious and time-consuming, there’s an alternative: installing a high-quality gutter protection system.

You can turn to Gutter Helmet of Northern Minnesota for this. Our experts install Gutter Helmet®, an advanced gutter protection system that works to prevent debris from clogging your gutters. With the system’s patented design, you won’t have to worry about cleaning your gutters ever again.

Gutter Helmet is an important investment that will reduce the risk of gutter clogs and associated risks, like wood rot. To learn more about our gutter guards, give us a call at (866) 937-3508. You may also fill out our contact form. We serve Culver, MN, residents.