If you’ve ever experienced the damage caused by clogged gutters or an ice dam rooted in those gutters, you may have wondered if the sluices and downspouts that make up your gutter system are more trouble than they’re worth.
After all, what do gutters actually do?
Gutters Direct Moisture Away From Your Home
The fundamental purpose of a gutter system is to direct the rain, melting snow, and hail that falls upon your roof to some point away from your home. Moisture can be destructive and gutters are one form of defense. That’s why yearly cleaning of debris is vital to keep them working as they should.