Gutter replacement is actually one of the easier tasks when it comes to your house.
While it is possible to replace and install a new gutter yourself, you can also always call a professional to help you.
The problem is that many people do not know when it is time to replace their gutters, and this can cause problems in the long run when it comes to flooding and ice on your roof.
So, what are some signs that it is time to replace your gutters?
First things first, if you notice any holes or spaces within the gutter, this means it is time to replace it.
Any cracks or broken bits should let you know that your gutter is no longer in the best condition, and therefore, it might not be fully doing its job.
Another thing to look for is if the gutter is starting to bend inward.
This is a sign that it needs to be replaced. A bend in your gutters might be keeping water pooling in the wrong area, causing flooding and/or damage.
In addition you notice any mold or rust, it is probably time to get new gutters.
Your gutters should not be moldy or rusting, and if they are, it is likely that they will not be lasting much longer.
If you notice clogs in your gutters that you cannot get out, this also might be a sign that it is time for new ones.
Most of the time, you can unclog your gutters, but if something is stuck, or you notice that whatever has been clogging it is rusting or molding, again, this means it is probably time for a replacement.
Finally, if you still aren’t sure whether or not your gutters are in good condition, it can be helpful to give a call to local professionals.
As always, please call us with any questions you have. We would be happy to help!