Clogged gutters are a haven for pests and animals. Termites, mosquitoes, wasps, ants, mice, squirrels and more will take refuge or forage through clogged gutters, and they can damage your home through burrowing or feeding.
To stop this from happening, prevent formation of the habitat that they’re attracted by installing the proper type of gutters to stop foliage and branches from gathering.
2. Foundation Damage
As water collects in your clogged gutters it’ll overflow, leading to it either seeping into the roof deck and rotting the fascia or dripping down and accumulating around the foundation. As water collects around the foundation it will eventually result in basement leaks and possibly a cracked foundation, which can be very expensive to repair.
3. Roof Damage
Also as water collects in clogged gutters, it can seep into the roof deck can cause interior leaks from the ceiling. Make sure your gutters stay gunk free with the proper gutter and cover type, which our experts can diagnose and provide.