Cleaning gutters is one of those household chores that no one likes. Climbing ladders and scooping muck out of the gutters is just not at the top of anybody’s fun list, but what if there was an easier way to maintain clean gutters? Well there is. They are called gutter guards.
There are many advantages associated with gutter guards compared to gutter cleaning. The most obvious advantage of gutter guards is they are an effective way to save money and time. As compared to cleaning, gutter guards reduce the cost of gutter maintenance as there is no need to clean the gutters regularly. Gutter guards prevent leaves and other debris from entering the gutters. No debris means no cleaning.
Gutter guards prevent the gutters from becoming blocked due to debris. Gutter blockage can prevent water from flowing freely from the gutter causing gutter overflow or water becoming stagnant in the gutter. Overflowing and stagnant water can cause a number of problems such as water leaking into the walls of the house, destruction of plants surrounding the house, or a breeding place for insects such as mosquitoes.
Rusting is another problem that can be prevented with gutter guards. Gutter rusting is due to moisture sitting in the gutters. Gutter guards allow the water to flow freely to the downspouts and away from the house. No sitting water, no rust.
Installing gutter guards will cross one of those household chores off your list forever. Contact NC Gutter Guys for a consultation on your gutter needs today.