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Infographic: How Home Gutters Work

by on 04/01/2016 - 01:31 pm
Categories: Building & Remodeling, Garage/Basement/Storage, Home Exteriors

Gutters perform an important function for your home by protecting your foundation from the harmful effects of pooling water. Without gutters, moisture would collect around your home after every rainfall. Over time, consistent moisture can cause bowing, cracks, and eventually complete failure of the foundation.
Gutters only work if they can keep up with the precipitation that Mother Nature throws at them. If your home's gutters can't efficiently gather water and carry it away from your house, you'll run into leaking and craking basement walls. That means clogged gutters are about as effective as no gutters at all.

If you find that your home's gutters aren't performing, contact LeafFilter ...

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