Those little, narrow troughs that surround your home at the roof line may not look like a big deal, but they are one of the most important systems you have to protect your home. Designed to collect and safely disperse the water that exits your roof, and is intended to keep the soil from eroding around your house and compromising its foundation. It is also intended to prevent rain water from dripping onto your siding, doors and windows and causing the wood to rot. But how do you know when to replace them?
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The rain gutters on your home are very important to the integrity of your roof, your home’s foundation, basement and even the landscaping close to your house. So, keeping them clean and clear so debris doesn’t build up and water can be directed away from your home properly is an important maintenance task for homeowners. It’s also a dirty task that most of us don’t enjoy performing.
While we all have great intentions, when it comes to cleaning our rain gutters and downspouts, let’s be honest, no one really wants to do it!
Summer seems to come and go quickly in the Seattle, WA area…before you know it, the leaves are turning colors, summer clothes return to storage and so does your patio furniture.