Keeping an eye out for signs that you need to replace your gutter system helps prevent avoidable and expensive damage to your home. But how will you know it’s time for gutter replacement? Well, if you notice any of these warning signs, you likely need new gutters.
- Water or mildew at the foundation. Gutters protect the foundation of your home by moving water away from it. If you notice any signs of water at the foundation, like mildew or algae growth or puddles of water, it could mean that your gutters aren’t working properly.
- Sagging gutters. If your gutters start bowing or sagging, it’s a sign that water and debris have overburdened them. This not only makes your house look old, but it also indicates your gutters aren’t filtering water correctly. However, sagging could also mean your gutter system may not be the appropriate type, so replacing it is likely necessary.
- Peeling paint. If the paint starts peeling off around your downspouts and gutters, it’s a sign that there’s a leak. In such a case, repainting the affected area will be a waste of your money and time. If the paint peels in multiple areas of your house, you may be due for gutter replacement.
We have more than 25 years of experience, so you can always trust our team at Carolina Custom Roofing to inspect and advise you on the best course of action to take. If you’ve already decided to do a gutter replacement, contact us today for a free quote and quality service.