A properly installed and maintained gutter system helps protect your home’s foundation against damage. This component of your home is also essential for preventing basement flooding, erosion as well as roofing and siding problems. For your gutters to keep doing their job efficiently, you must ensure they remains clean and clog-free.
With a gutter protection system, keeping your gutters clean is much easier. Read on to learn the benefits of getting gutter guards from a roof repair expert.
Top Benefits of Gutter Guards
Prolong the Life of Your Gutters
Dried leaves, branches and other debris in your gutters can hold moisture, which can result in corrosion and rust in the system. Gutter guards prevent debris from entering and settling in your gutters, helping avoid premature rust and corrosion. Preventing this problem can help extend the lifespan of your gutters.
Enjoy More Savings
For your safety, you should have a professional, such as a gutter or roofing contractor to take care of your gutter system. When you have gutter guards, you don’t need to have your gutters cleaned as much. This doesn’t just save you time but also money on maintenance costs. Keep in mind that gutter guards are significantly easier to clean than unclogging a gutter system.
Stop Clogs and Improve Water Flow
Since gutter guards prevent clogs, they contribute to improved gutter water flow. Those who have a rainwater tank or rain barrel will especially benefit from this. You will have cleaner water in your tank, free of debris and other contaminants. A clog-free gutter system also prevents rainwater from overflowing to your siding and roof. Overflowing gutters won’t only harm your home’s exterior but may also allow water in your interior.
Whether you need roofing repair or new gutter guards, John Peters Roofing is here to help. Call us at (317) 786-3315 or fill out our contact form to request an estimate. We work with clients in Indianapolis.