There is one thing worse than not having gutters on your home – having sagging ones that aren’t doing their job and are likely making matters worse. The four main reasons gutters sag over time are poor installation, degradation of the material, rotten fascia boards, and clogged gutters. If you worked with a reliable professional to install your home’s gutters, the first two are unlikely as they would have completed the work properly and used a quality product. The third is also unlikely as they would have pointed out any deteriorated fascia boards and taken care of them at that time. This leaves the last cause for sagging gutters – that task you probably hate doing and may have put off a bit too long. Luckily, there is a solution for this problem.
Your gutter installer may have discussed a leaf guard with you when the gutters were installed, but you may have declined because you thought it wouldn’t be that much trouble to keep the gutters cleaned. If that situation has changed due to an increased work schedule, physical limitations, or other challenges, it may be time to reconsider. It’s not too late to add a leaf guard to your gutters so that water-soaked debris doesn’t continue to put undue weight on your gutters, causing them to sag.
If you would like to know more about how a leaf guard can simplify your life and protect your home from the inherent dangers clogged gutters pose, give us a call at Gorilla Gutters. We’ll be happy to provide you with advice and a quote for putting a leaf guard on your gutters. If you have any gutters that need to be repaired or replaced, we can help with that too, as well as repair any fascia boards. Call us and put your sagging gutters behind you!