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Is your mind in the gutter? Well, it should be if you want to have a house that is in good working order. Rainwater is a natural element that can wreak havoc on a house if it’s not controlled by properly installed and maintained rain gutters. There are many misconceptions about gutters and as a result there are many mistakes homeowners are making. In some cases these mistakes are causing damage rather than preventing it.

 

The Benefits of Gutters

The importance of properly installed and maintained gutters can’t be stressed enough. Every house should have gutters, and in recent years building officials across the land have been recognizing this. Many municipalities around the country are now requiring gutters on all new residential construction. Here’s why rain gutters are so important:

  • Soil around the house is stabilized

  • Foundation problems can be avoided

  • Flooding under houses and in basements can be prevented

  • Erosion can be prevented and this preserves landscaping and turf

  • Water damage to siding can be prevented

  • Water staining on brick and stone masonry can be prevented

  • Settling and cracking of sidewalks, patios and driveways can be lessened

  • Exterior doors and garage overhead doors can be preserved

 

 

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