How unclean gutters can damage your house?

How unclean gutters can damage your house?

It is important to keep your gutters cleaned and free of debris to keep your roof and home safe. Gutters are an important part of your home to keep the environment clean and dry. The gutter system and roof require periodic cleaning to keep water free flowing from top to the ground. Gutters are there to collect leaves, dirt, debris, and at times birds build their nest in the free space throughout the year, which is why many people clean them out at the beginning of every spring and again at the end of the fall. We here at Your Dream Home Improvement can help keep your gutter clean and flowing as it should be, we cater to the Hope Mills and Fayeteville area in North Carolina.

Gutter cleanIf the gutters remain clogged for a long time it can cause water damage and soil erosion. When gutters get clogged and fill with saturated rainwater, the roof, wood can rot. It can cause water to overflow out of the gutter system and down the sides of the home. Gutters need regular cleaning or maintenance to prevent water damage. This water and the debris can weigh heavy on the gutter system leading it to collapse. It creates gaps in the gutter system that lets the water run from the roof and penetrate inside. Clogged gutters can damage the home foundation, property, and surroundings.

Due to water saturation on the roof, water spills over the side, it often lands on flower beds, small trees or shrubs that surround the base of a home. This water can cause basement flooding and the erosion can weaken your home and roof which can lead to roof crack and begins to leak. Due to excess saturation of water in the rainy season, the basement begins to flood then it can damage the carpet, furniture, electronics, and other property.

The foundation supports the entire structure of your home. So it must be maintained and cleaning on time to avoid structural and architectural damage. Excess water contact here can cause your foundation to leak, shift, crack or even sink.

gutter cleaningClean gutters and downspouts carry water away from your home and foundation to the ground or safe drainage system. Your landscaping also suffers when this excess water falls on trees, plants and flowers. The resulting mold can be a major health hazard to your family. So gutter system and roof must be regularly cleaned to help extend the life of your gutters.

Most homeowners never spend a lot of time thinking about their gutters and downspouts. Usually it is only when there is a major problem that develops! It is very important to have your gutters and downspouts maintained regularly by a professional experienced with the proper cleaning methods for the system.

Your Dream Home Improvement can install new seamless gutters that are designed to handle large amounts of water with no overflow. We also offer gutter cleaning and roof repair. Contact us for more information today click here.

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