Keeping Up With Gutter Repair Can Reduce Water Damage

by | Feb 16, 2015 | Roofing

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Being a property owner is a huge responsibility. Keeping up with maintenance can sometimes be an ongoing job. It’s important to take the time to make repairs as soon as damage is noticed so that it don’t escalate into larger problems. Gutter Repair is one of those items that you may not think about, but it’s important to seal any leaks and remove debris that may be keeping the water from flowing freely.

Gutters that become clogged can cause water to spill over the top and seep under the shingles. Over time, the water can damage the roofing materials and cause the wood below to rot. Unique Home Solutions offers options that can keep the gutters from backing up. They’ve been serving customers in Indianapolis, IN and the Cleveland, OH area for over 30 years with all of their home improvement needs. They know how to properly channel the water so that it can be carried away. They offer gutter solutions such as LeafSlugger® covered gutters that are virtually maintenance free.

This system is capable of holding more water than traditional gutters, and has speed bumps to prevent spillage. The longer tail connects this gutter system up higher on the roof instead of pushing up the bottom row of shingles at the drip line. Since it’s a solid cover, instead of mesh, no debris can enter the system. When combined with a quality installed asphalt or metal roof, your property will have a watertight seal that can resist all the elements.

A solid roof offers protection when the weather throws its worst at you. A properly installed roof can last for years without needing very many repairs. Of course, it’s important to have it inspected after a major storm passes through just to make sure that nothing was damaged. If issues are noted, they should be attended to right away to avoid more costly repairs later on.

It’s also a good idea to take care of any Gutter Repair work while the roof is being worked on. This can assure that there’s a seamless transition from the roof to the gutters, which will keep the water flowing where it should, and not puddling where it shouldn’t. If your property doesn’t have gutters currently installed, consider adding them to protect against unnecessary water damage. New gutters can add value to your property, too.

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