Autumn is in full swing and that means debris, leaves, and branches will be falling from trees and accumulating in your gutters. This build-up will wreak havoc on your gutters and if left to accumulate, can cause even more serious issues. Instead of tedious leaf maintenance, have seamless gutters installed by Cox Roofing. We are a top roofing company in Annapolis, Baltimore and beyond. Read on to learn more about a long-term solution for clogged gutters.
Clogged Gutters and the Damage They Cause
Clogged gutters silently damage many parts of your home, resulting in roof leaks, insect infestations, broken gutters, foundation damage, and mold or mildew.
If gutters cannot perform their job, water sits in them until it becomes too heavy. The accumulated water will then cause your roof to leak. You may first notice wet spots on the ceiling. Plus, an overload of water in the gutters means there’s additional weight to them. Each gallon of water weighs eight pounds, and this can lead to the gutters bending or snapping off the roof.
When gutters clog, the water saturates the ground beneath it. This saturation causes cracks in cement and deteriorates the foundation. The house will shift under the weight of it if it’s left for an extended amount of time. Finally, since standing water is a breeding ground for bees, mosquitoes, and wasps, you could end up with an insect infestation. Bees and wasps will take advantage of the area and use the space for their nests.
Seamless Gutters are the Solution
Whether you have an existing gutter system or not, seamless gutters can be installed. They are designed to prevent the silent damage caused by clogged gutters. They maintain your home’s appearance, evenly distribute weight over the entire gutter length, are installed without lifting shingles, and increase the life span of your gutters system. Cox Roofing offers expert installation of these life-changing gutters.
Roofing Company in Annapolis: Cox Roofing
Ready to eliminate the hassle of debris filing your gutters? At Cox Roofing we have over 30 years of experience providing services for residential and commercial clients. For more information or a free estimate, contact us!