Having a complete water management system helps you to get water off the roof, into the gutters and then down into the spouts to be directed away from the foundation of your home. To ensure your management system is complete, you should have gutter mesh protection or gutter guards installed.
It is foolish to simply rely on your gutter system alone to do the best possible job. Yes, it does a good job but without gutter mesh proteciton you run the risk of the gutters clogging. When the gutters clog, your water management system is no longer working and you could find yourself with a great cost in trying to fix it if left too long.
With gutter mesh installed, the guttering system is complete and the gutters can remain free flowing.
How Can You Use Gutter Mesh Protection To Complete Your Water Management System?
We can’t get away from the rain, there is no way of preventing it from falling on our house. That’s why it’s important to ensure your gutters are working to their best ability. Rain water needs to be able to run through the gutters freely. If it can’t, then you could find yourself with a great deal of damage to your home. Water is powerful, it’s responsible for the beautiful rock formations that make up our coastlines, so imagine the damage it can do to your home if you’re not prepared.
An estimated 120,000 gallons of water flows across our roofs every year. This is more than 450,000 litres of water! With this much run running into our gutters, we want to ensure they are doing what they are supposed to. Take just 5% of this water, which is more than 22,500 litres, and imagine the damage this could do if it was not able to flow easily through the gutters. It could be come trapped and stagnant causing gutters to rust. It could seep down your walls and into the home. It could run down into the foundation of your home. These are just a few things that could happen if you have failing gutters without a gutter mesh protection system.
You want to give your gutters every opportunity to work properly, which is why you should consider buying gutter guards or gutter mesh protection. These systems can complete your water management system and you can rest assured knowing your gutters and home are safe.
If you would like any further information about our gutter mesh or gutter guards, contact The Leaf Man today!