Rain gutters are the invisible workers of a home, performing the important function of directing rain water away from your home and foundation. Even so, there are many homes that don’t even have them! The necessity of gutters wasn’t always understood by builders. Because of that, there are many older homes and buildings constructed without them. Is your home one of them?
If you don’t have gutters, it’s time to look for signs of water damage. Do you see mold or mildew build-up around the base of your home or on the siding? Go down to your basement and feel the walls for extra moisture. If you see signs of water damage, a lack of gutters is likely the reason.
If your home wasn’t originally built with gutters, and you’re not currently experiencing or seeing water issues, why now? It’s the best way to protect your home investment. In fact, it’s well known that installing gutters is nothing short of a necessity. There’s only one reason a home is built without them–it’s cheaper. Or you live in an area where it never rains. Ever.
Gutters prevent damage to the structure of a home by protecting the foundation, driveway and sidewalk. Protecting your home’s foundation is serious business. When water pools in yard and around the base of your home, it causes your foundation to settle. Settling leads to uneven floors, cracked walls and other damaged features, like a fireplace or chimney.
Besides protecting the roof and structure of your home, rain gutters also help prevent soil erosion.
Okay, I Need Gutters. Now What?
Now that you realize the need for gutters, what’s the best way to install them? Opt for a complete system like the award-winning GutterShutter. Not only will our professional team make sure they are installed correctly, but you won’t have to learn the ins and outs of maintenance and clean-out. That’s because GutterShutter is a patented, seamless system that encloses the gutter and prevents debris from building up and blocking water flow. Meaning, you can go on living like before, without ever having to worry about gutters.
Contact your nearest GutterShutter Factory Authorized Dealer today for more information on our patented closed gutter system and professional installation with lifetime guarantee.