Durable Gutter System
Michigan can endure some pretty heavy rainfalls, especially during the spring and fall seasons. Without a durable gutter system, your home or office building may experience water damage. Gutters are important as they redirect water away from your home. Without a gutter system in place, you could have water or moisture damage to your roof and even your siding. A new gutter system is significantly less than what it would cost for a new roof, new siding, or even the costs for a restoration company.
A properly installed and functioning gutter system will:
Prevent roof damage, rot and mold
- Reduce condensation on windows
Divert water from gathering along your building’s foundation
When to Replace Your Gutters
Many homeowners and building owners don’t know when to replace their gutters. Sometimes the signs for replacement are hard to see, other times the signs are very evident. If your gutters are broken, cracked, sagging or leaking, then it might be time for new gutters.
Types of Gutter Systems
There are a variety of different types of gutter systems. Depending on your roof line and style of your home, one style may be more fitting than another. Gutters can come in aluminum, vinyl, copper, and steel materials. Some gutter systems can include screens, and filter to prevent leaves and other debris from getting caught in the gutters. Regardless of the style of your gutter system, it is important to make sure you clean your gutters regularly to prevent buildup. This is especially important during Michigan’s fall season.
Katz Roofing & Siding can help you determine the right type of gutter system for your home or office building. Contact us for your free estimate.