Tips on Keeping Your Gutters in Good Shape This Winter
By maintaining your gutters regularly, you can ensure they divert water safely away from your home at all times. Pooling water can compromise the structural integrity of the foundation of your house. An efficient gutter system helps in preventing roof damage as well and the formation of ice dams.
Keep your gutters in good shape this winter by following these tips from a trusted provider of restoration services.
Make Sure Your Gutters Are Debris-Free
You can prevent clogs in your gutters when you make sure that they are always clean. However, if an active clog is causing issues, you should wait until a thaw. If possible, hire a professional for this task for your safety. Focus on the junctions and corners where debris is more likely to settle. Cleaning may be a simple task but it can actually help in preventing damage and extending the life of your gutters.
Address Repairs Immediately
If you need gutter repair, you should not wait before getting one. Delaying repairs will only make the problem worse and even lead to early failure. Check if your gutters are attached securely to your home and look for holes between the fascia and gutter.
Look for Signs of Structural Damage
Inspect your siding, foundation, and fascia for indications of rotting, staining, and other water-related damage. You’ll need to locate the source of the leak if there is obvious damage and have repairs performed as necessary.
At Sprague Roofing and Restoration, we take pride in our quality gutter installation services. Our experienced team also specializes in roof repair and replacement. Call us at (970) 514-4415 (Fort Collins), (307) 578-8765 (Cody), or (406) 534-1222 (Billings). You may also fill out our contact form to get a free no-obligation quote. We work with clients in Cody, WY, as well as Fort Collins, CO, and nearby communities around Colorado.