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Common Gutter Problems and How to Fix Them

Categories: Gutter maintenance
Gutter guard for preventing clogged gutter systems

At Tristar Gutters, we know all of the common gutter problems and how to fix them. That is why we offer a wide range of gutter services and systems that are specifically designed to help prevent gutter problems from occurring. If you are in need of a new gutter system, our team can help find the perfect solution for your specific needs.

Clogged Gutters

One of the most common gutter problems that homeowners have to face is gutters that are clogged with leaves and other debris. Gutters that are not properly inspected and cleaned on a regular basis can become clogged, overflowing with water. While the obvious solution to fixing clogged gutters is to clean them out, taking a proactive approach by having leaf screens or LeafPro Gutters installed will help prevent future clogs.

Gutters That are Sagging or Pulling Away from the House

If you have noticed your gutters are starting to sag or pull away from the house, chances are that the gutters are old and need to be replaced or the gutters need new hangers. Although replacing hangers might seem like an easy task, you should consider calling a gutter professional to handle the problem for you. Hiring a gutter professional will ensure that the job is done properly the first time around, so you do not need to worry about having to fix your gutters multiple times.

Gutter Leaks and Holes

Another common gutter problem that homeowners have to deal with is leaks and holes in the gutter system. Depending on the size of the hole, it may be possible to seal it with caulk or cover it with a patch; however, it is always a good idea to have the gutters inspected by a gutter professional to ensure that all leaks and holes are properly dealt with.

Incorrect Gutter Slope

Ensuring that gutters have the proper slope is essential in making sure that water is able to flow properly toward the downspout. The best way to ensure that the gutter slope is correct is to check the gutters for standing water after a storm. If the gutters are not clogged but still have standing water in them, the gutter slope is incorrect and will need to be adjusted by a gutter professional.

If you would like to learn more about common gutter problems and how to fix them, or if you are interested in one of our gutter systems or gutter services, please contact Tristar Gutters at 604-533-0500. Our team of Langley gutter professionals would love to help you choose the right gutter system for your home.