Tony Iannelli, inventor and founder of Gutter Covers International, shares helpful information on how to stop the home damage -- ruined drywall, flooded basements, foundation problems, washed out landscaping -- caused by gutter clogs. Tony knows that shopping for gutter protection and gutter guards is not something you do every day, so he takes the confusion out of this experience through this blog.
When your gutters are working, you don’t think anything
about them.But they are very important
to the integrity of your home’s structure in that they help direct water from
your roof, into the gutter system, and away from your home.And when they aren’t working properly,
Homeowners should always strive to keep their gutters clear
and in good working order.If your
gutters get clogged, rain will not be able to flow properly and oftentimes,
runs over the top of your gutters spilling down onto your foundation.There are a couple ways to approach the
problem of clogged gutters.
1)Clean the gutters one or more times a year
2)Install gutter covers to prevent getting clogged
The best solution we recommend is to get gutter covers for
the following reasons:
1)Keeps you off a dangerous ladder and off your
2)Keeps gutters clear and water free-flowing
3)Prevents damage to your home’s foundation and
4)Stops mold & mildew
5)Saves time and money
No one likes to spend money on home repairs.So taking preventative measures is the best
approach.Installing gutter covers on
your home will save you time & money and keep you safe and on the
ground!You may still need to check your
gutters on occasion to ensure they are working properly, but you can rest
assured they won’t get clogged like they would if they were left
uncovered.Check your gutters once a
year for good measure.
If you leave gutters uncovered, debris will build up causing
the gutters to get heavy with rainfall and eventually pull away from the
house.This can cause water to get
behind the gutter, causing damage to your home, walls and foundation.
The best approach is prevention.Install gutter covers on your home
today.They are available in aluminum,
copper and vinyl and come in a variety of colors to match the roof of your
home.Don’t wait.The rainy season is upon us!