When Things Go Wrong With Your Gutters

Gutters are a necessary requirement to protect your home or business roof from the damaging effects of water, however, things don’t always go the way you want them too and sometimes gutters stop functioning the way they should. Although aluminium gutters have an average lifespan of 20 – 30 years, when you are exposed to tough weather conditions wear and tear of the finer parts of the gutter elements are still a possibility.

Clogged gutters are generally the most common gutter problems encountered by property owners and generally happens when gutters have been left unattended for long periods of time without a good clean. This is especially common in windy and rainy conditions as excess leaves and twigs and standing waters block the rainwater from flowing through the system. GutterScience offers a great cleaning service at an affordable price that will reduce the chances of your gutters being clogged.

Another condition that often occurs due to excess twigs, leaves and water is sagging gutters or gutters that pull away from the house. This is especially prevalent when gutter hangers have been installed badly, however, these are quick fix issues and can be repaired quickly by fixing the loose hangers which can be done by anyone with who can handle a set of tools – saving you from having to call out the professionals.

Standing water is a problem that is highlighted as one of the most common gutter problems and this often occurs when gutters have not been installed at the correct slope. Unfortunately, in this case it means whoever did the installation, didn’t do it properly. There is no reason to fret though, GutterScience is more than capable of fixing badly pitched gutters to reduce the changes of future issues with standing water.

GutterScience is a professional gutter installer, repairer and cleaner and offers its services throughout the greater Cape Metropol area. If you are having problems with your gutters, give us a ring for speedy service.




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