Structure Damage from Old Gutters
Gutters Greenville, SC will move water away from your roofline to protect your home or commercial property. Old, leaky, and clogged gutters cause water to overflow onto eves, shingles, and soffits exponentially increasing rain damage. Let us help get the damaging storm water away from your building to preserve the integrity of your structure.
Overflowing gutters and poor outflow from your downspouts can indicate a clogged down spout. It is essential to ensure that the gutters are properly aligned with the right gutter slope to send the rain water to the downspout. The roof runoff must then be able to flow freely through the downspout to ground or rain barrel. Downspout clogs can disrupt the entire drainage system and lead to back-flow, overflow, and further damage to your structure. Sometime clogs in the downspout are not from debris from trees or roof shingles but instead from pests like squirrels, chipmunks, insects, and a variety of garden pests.
Foundation Wear without Gutters
As rain runs off of the roof and onto the ground, without gutters, the landscape and foundation take the brunt of wear and tear. The free falling water can splash against the building and damage the siding, trim, and windowsills. It can collect and seep into the basement or crawl space perpetuating mold growth. Gutters redirect the water away from walkways, flower beds, foundations, doorways, porches, garage doors and more. Routing storm water away from your building helps to preserve and beautify your property.