Don’t Let Clogged Gutters Wreak Havoc on Your Home

Posted on Jun 16 2017 - 12:24pm by Paige Tepping

As a homeowner, you undoubtedly understand just how important home maintenance is when it comes to preserving the life of your home. In fact, you probably spend a good chunk of time fixing problem areas and items both inside and outside your home.

But when was the last time you checked the gutters? While clogged gutters can wreak havoc on your home from top to bottom, maintaining your gutters and downspouts will work in your favor when it comes to avoiding conditions such as flooding, foundation damage, pest infestation, roof damage, warped/rotted window frames, siding and doors, and mold—all of which may ultimately undermine the integrity of your home.

The following infographic from Kings of Clean sheds light on the important role gutters play in the well-being of your home.


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  1. Bill W June 8, 2018 at 9:10 am - Reply

    Great info! Keeping clean gutters will save so much money in the long run.

  2. Gutter Wiz December 3, 2020 at 7:48 pm - Reply

    While flooding may not seem like a huge deal, its effect can certainly accumulate. To start, the constant presence of excess water can wreck your lawn. When excess water begins spilling onto the lawn and flowerbeds, it can really ruin the appeal of your landscape. Additionally, when water begins accumulating around your home, it puts your foundation at risk.

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