Are Your Rain Gutters Overflowing?

Spring has sprung and so have the rain showers! Your gutters at the Lake Of the Ozarks play an important job for your home and often go underappreciated. If you have noticed that your gutters are overflowing from the recent rain showers instead of redirecting the water away from your home, your gutters aren't doing their job. Overflowing gutters can cause both interior and exterior damage to your home. Read on to learn about a few reasons your Lake of the Ozarks gutters are overflowing.


1. Improperly Installed or Damaged Gutters

While you can't control the weather and avoid heavy rains altogether, you do have some control over what happens to that water once it rains down on your home. You can do so by making sure you have high-quality gutters that are installed properly. They need to be at the correct slant to be able to drain off excess water and lead it away from your home. Damaged gutters should be repaired or replaced to ensure that water is being removed from your roof properly (not overflowing out of the gutters), reducing the likelihood of water damage to your home.

2. Too Few Gutters or Downspouts

The number of gutters and downspouts you should have is dependent on the size of your home. Not having enough gutters and downspouts on all sides of your home can cause certain areas of your gutters to be overworked. This can lead to water overflowing out of the gutters because it has nowhere else to go. In this situation, adding additional gutters to compensate for the needed capacity can help resolve the issue.


3. Clogged Gutters or Downspouts 

If your gutters and/or downspouts are clogged, the water cannot drain properly. Instead of flowing through the gutters and out the downspouts, it overflows, compromising the soffit, fascia, siding, etc. Leaves and other organic debris easily clog your gutters, and therefore, it's important to clean out your gutters regularly especially before winter and also prior to spring rains.

If your gutters are overflowing, we hope that you found this blog helpful for finding a solution to your gutter problem. If you're not sure how to fix the issue yourself, reach out to the best roofing company at the Lake of the Ozarks and we can help you solve your problem. Above & Beyond Roofing has you covered in soffit, fascia, siding and gutter installation and repair. Give us a call at 573-302-0354 for a free quote!


Be sure to LIKE us on FacebookFollow us on TwitterConnect with Melissa on LinkedIn and Subscribe to our Blog!!

"IF IT NEEDS A ROOF WE CAN DO IT ...
FROM THE DOG HOUSE TO YOUR HOUSE!"


CALL 573-302-0354


1212 SPRING VALLEY RD
OSAGE BEACH, MO 65065
GET DIRECTIONS


Comments

Popular posts from this blog

5 Metal Roof Myths Uncovered

10 Easy Ways to Show Your Appreciation on Mother's Day

6 Reasons Your Roof May Be Leaking