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  • Writer's pictureBlake Hauger

Rain Gutters and Downspouts Problems Due To Being Clogged

Updated: Aug 31, 2022

Dangerous symptoms of clogged downspouts.

When water doesn't drain correctly from the gutters on your house, it can create serious problems for the foundation of the home. If the water sits on the foundation long enough, it can cause the foundation to crack or even collapse. In extreme cases, the entire house can start to lean or sag.

Water that backs up in your gutters can also cause damage to the fascia, the boards that run along the edge of your roof. The weight of the water can cause the fascia to rot or pull away from the house, which can lead to serious leaks.

If you think your home may be suffering from a gutter drainage problem, it's important to get it fixed as soon as possible. Leaky gutters can also cause damage to the roof of your house and can lead to water infiltration and mold growth inside your home.

What's the biggest concern with water getting in the house?

The biggest concern with water infiltration is the potential for mold growth. Mold can cause serious respiratory problems and can be very difficult to get rid of once it takes hold. If you think your home has a mold problem, it's important to have it professionally inspected and remediated as soon as possible.

If you're having problems with your gutters, don't wait to get them fixed. Contact Waters Edge Roofing today to have your gutters cleaned and repaired. Waters Edge Roofing can also install gutter guards to help keep them from getting clogged in the future.

Waters Edge Roofing is here to help you with all your gutter needs. Contact us today for a free estimate!

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