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Gutters - Protecting Your Home from Water Damage

Updated: Aug 26, 2023

Gutters are an essential part of a home's drainage system. They are designed to collect rainwater from the roof and direct it away from the foundation of the house, preventing water damage and erosion.

Gutters are typically made of metal, such as aluminum or steel, although they can also be made from vinyl or other materials. They come in various sizes and shapes, such as K-style or half-round, and can be installed in a variety of ways, including attached to the roof or hung from the fascia board.

When properly installed and maintained, gutters can help protect your home from a range of problems, including:

  1. Water damage: Gutters help prevent water from seeping into your home's foundation, causing damage to the walls, floors, and other structures.

  2. Erosion: Gutters direct water away from your home's landscaping and prevent soil erosion, which can cause damage to your property's foundation.

  3. Mold and mildew: Excess moisture can lead to the growth of mold and mildew, which can cause health problems for you and your family.

  4. Basement flooding: Gutters can prevent rainwater from collecting around your home's foundation and flooding your basement.

It's important to have your gutters installed and maintained by a professional to ensure they function properly. Regular cleaning and inspection can help prevent clogs and other issues that can compromise your home's drainage system.

Nunez Home Improvement serves the Northern NJ area, including but not limited to the following counties:

Union, Essex, Morris, Passaic, Hudson, Somerset, Middlesex, Monmouth, Mercer, Ocean

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