Is it Time to Upgrade Your Gutters?

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yellow building is lined with square panels of plastic, fiberglass. fastened with screws. Washable walls is a major advantage. on attic of flat roof js grounding wire lightning rod and gutter, tin, outflow

A roof has many functions. Besides keeping your building safe from rain, hail, debris, or fallen trees, the gutters surrounding its perimeter have unique capabilities. First, they prevent any rain or moisture from getting inside your facility and causing problems such as mold growth or rot. By funneling everything through downspouts and away from your building, gutters also prevent many issues that result from standing water. Keeping them in good shape is crucial to the longevity of your roof, and if you see signs of decreased performance or dysfunction, it may be time for gutter repair or replacement.

Signs To Watch For In Your Gutters 

If your roof’s gutter system starts showing any of the following signs, it’s best to contact Mid-South Roof Systems to have them assess the seriousness of the condition:

  • Dirty Walls – One of the great things about gutters is their ability to protect your building from dirtied walls. But if you ever notice splashes, dirt stains, or other blemishes around your building’s siding, there could be an issue of your gutters overflowing.
  • Excess Water Near Downspouts – A sure sign that your gutters need attention is standing water. Besides being an eyesore, standing water can quickly become a breeding ground for pests (such as mosquitoes) and bacteria. This problem usually indicates an issue with your gutter’s system, such as damaged downspouts.
  • Broken or Damaged Gutters – One easy way to find out if your gutters need help is to visually inspect them. If you see any sagging, cracks, holes, bending, or other signs of damage, your gutters will need to be inspected by Mid-South Roof Systems.

Your roof’s gutters play a vital role in the integrity and safety of your facility’s structure. If you’re ever unsure about getting your gutters replaced or repaired, even after self-evaluating, know that the team at Mid-South Roof Systems is always ready to help you make the right decision. No matter the roof problem you might have, peace of mind is just a phone call away. For more information, you can reach us at (404) 361-5154. We look forward to serving you!

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