5 Reasons Why Gutters Are So Important To Your Roof And Home

You may not give your gutters much thought other than for aesthetic reasons – for better or worse. But, your rain gutters are actually very important to your roofing system, your home, and your property. Following are five good reasons why you need to take care of your gutters PROTECT SHINGLES AND ROOFING SYSTEM The roofing system on your home entails much more than the outer surface you see. There is underlayment, decking, fascia board, and, yes, your gutters. The gutter system’s job is to convey water – vast amounts of water – away from the other parts of your roof. If gutters are dirty and clogged with debris, rainwater and snowmelt become dammed up and begin to penetrate shingles and decking lumber. Over time, this can cause a