Did you know that flooding isn’t just a result of weather and natural disasters? Home flooding can happen as a result of poor draining. Believe it or not, gutters play a big role in preventing your basement from becoming a residential Atlantis.
How They Work
Gutter Helmets work by diverting rain into your gutters while keeping out leaves, twigs, and other debris out. A narrow slit in the system lets water into your gutters at a steady rate, but causes debris to fall off your roof and onto the ground. Without leaves and debris potentially clogging your gutters and downspouts, water is able to be more efficiently drained away from your home and foundation.
How They Protect Your Home
When it rains or snows, your gutters drain water away from your home and property. If your gutters are clogged with debris, water will accumulate and pour over into your yard and down the side of your home. If the water pools around the edge of your house, it can leak into your basement and cause mold or mildew to build on the walls. If this persists, your basement can develop cracks and become flooded with excess water. With a Gutter Helmet system, the debris is never there in the first place to clog your gutters, and water flows away from your home without a problem.
Gutter helmets prevent backups of water in your draining system to keep your home safe. Keystone Gutter Helmet can professionally install gutter protection systems on your home and help keep your yard, foundation, and home safe from flooding and other water damage.
For more information or to install a gutter helmet protection system in your Berks, Lehigh, Northampton, or Schuylkill County home, call us at 610-372-4383.