When Should You Replace Your Gutters?
Have you noticed that your gutters are leaking or constantly clogging? If so, it may be time to have your gutters replaced. Leaks and clogs can be caused by a variety of issues, and if your gutters are more than 10 years old, those issues are likely a result of old age. Though gutter replacement may not be as glamorous as other home improvement projects, it’s nonetheless an important one to undertake. After all, your rain gutters play an important role in protecting your home from water damage.
Tell-Tale Signs Your Gutters Are Past Their Prime
If your gutters are showing any of the following signs, they should be replaced as soon as possible to prevent damage to your home:
- Cracks, holes, and rust spots in the trough or downspouts
- Broken or missing fasteners
- Sagging gutters and gutters that are pulling away from your roof
Even if you don’t notice visible signs on the gutter system itself, staining on your siding and erosion of your landscaping can also signify that there is a performance issue with your gutters.
Who to Call When You Need New Gutters
For homeowners in Anchorage and nearby communities in Alaska, ABC Seamless of Anchorage is the gutter contractor to trust to replace your gutters. Our gutter systems are made from the same heavy-gauge steel as our siding, making them one of the strongest options on the market, and we’ll size them to fit your home to eliminate seams and the risk of leaks that come with them. We can also install gutter guards to prevent the trough from clogging, as well as a heat wire that will allow snowmelt to drain even with ice dams present.
Learn more about our rain gutters by contacting ABC Seamless of Anchorage today. We’ll protect your investment in a new gutter system with a 10-year workmanship warranty.