Gutter systems are vital in protecting homes from water damage by channeling rainwater away from your home. However, this area can often pose a problem to homeowners as it can get easily clogged with debris. Gutters require cleaning twice a year at the minimum. Since gutters are high and hard to reach areas, you will need ladders and other equipment or hire a professional to properly clean them.
Either way, it will take time and money. Many homeowners resorted to installing gutter guards to solve this issue. Gutter guards are rolls of unique material fitted into your existing gutters to prevent leaves and other debris from entering the gutter. This will avoid the blockage from the gutter, downpipes, and even the stormwater drain.
There are several great benefits a home can enjoy from gutter guards. Here are some that you need to know.