10 Reasons You Need Gutters

1) MOISTURE CONTROL

Keep basements, crawl spaces, and garages dry and free of conditions that support mold and wood fungi growth by controlling water flow from the roof.

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2) FOUNDATION PROTECTION

Limit the movement of active zone soils underneath the foundation by reducing the amount of water that enters at the foundation wall.

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3) PROTECT TOPSOIL.

Limiting topsoil erosion helps prevent structural damage.

4) RAINWATER COLLECTION

Collecting rain water is the simplest way to water your lawn, plants, and foundation all the while contributing to Water Conservation goals.

5) SHIELD WINDOWS AND DOORS

Most durability issues arise from bulk water intrusion through windows and doors. Roof drainage will direct water away from sensitive areas.

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6) PROTECT PLANTS AND SHRUBS

Standing water in flower beds around the home can permit harmful plant fungi to develop as well as attract ants, roaches, and termites.

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7) PROTECTS FASCIA

Unchecked water may cause rotting and insects that can be costly to repair. Moving water away quickly from rafter and roof edges enhances a home’s long term durability.

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8) KEEP YOUR HEAD DRY!

There is no need to walk through a torrential waterfall on the way to your front door. Allow rain gutters to contain the raging current.

9) DECORATIVE DETAIL

Rain gutters can accentuate the architecture of any home. Direct Gutters products are available in various styles, colors, and metals. We offer copper, rain chains, and more!

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10) PREVENTS SPLASH BACK

Rain gutters keep siding and masonry looking new by preventing the splash back of dirt, grass, or minerals.