Gutters may not be as big a part of your home’s exterior as your siding or roof, but they are nevertheless of great importance. After all, they prevent moisture issues and structural damage by directing water runoff away from your property.
Here’s when you need to invest in new gutters.
One of the best times to invest in new gutters is when you are planning to replace your old roof. At some point, this important component of your home will suffer extensive or severe damage due to long-term exposure to the elements. Your gutter system will likely see signs of aging and deterioration as well, so it would make sense to replace it as well. Installing new gutters that match the design of your new roof can make all the difference in improving your home’s aesthetic appeal and functionality.
Preparation for Inclement Weather
Your gutters should be capable of standing up against inclement weather, from snowstorms to heavy downpours. However, if they already have cracks and splits or are showing signs of sagging, they may not hold too much water volume from excessive precipitation. Before your area experiences a deluge of rain or snow, get in touch with your residential and commercial roof repair company as soon as possible to get your roof and gutters inspected.
Listing Your Home for Sale
Curb appeal matters a lot, especially when you are planning to put your home on the market. Keep in mind that homebuyers prefer homes with systems that are in good condition. Aside from your roof and siding, consider checking your gutters for any signs of damage. Are they showing cracks or discoloration? Do they have dents or punctures? Maybe, one section of the gutters is pulling away from your roof. Have them replaced with new ones; it goes a long way in increasing the overall value of your home.
From replacing old gutters to a new installation, The Badger Company is dedicated to working with you to implement a solution that meets your needs. We repair and install both residential and commercial seamless gutters and downspouts, and do sheet metal work. Count on us to install residential and commercial siding as well.
Give us a call at (608) 850-6282, or fill out our contact form for a free estimate.