Cleaning out the gutters is usually not a favorite household chore. However, if you don’t, your gutters can become clogged allowing water to overflow which can cause your roof to deteriorate and leak. Luckily, there is a better way to maintain your roof and gutters with gutter guard.
Gutter guard is a type of shield that is installed over your gutters. It allows water to filter through into your gutters and out the downspouts while preventing leaves, twigs, seeds, and other debris from collecting in the gutters. Gutter guards can be made from many materials including:
Contacting a gutter and roofing professional can help you to determine which type would best suit your home based on current gutters, weather conditions in your area, and type of debris needed to be deterred.
Installing gutter guards is important for many reasons including:
You want to keep rain flowing through your gutters and into the downspouts to keep it off your roof. Installing gutter guards can help by keeping your gutters clear and your roof and home safe for your family.