It’s that time of year again – temperatures soon will be dropping, and so will an assortment of leaves. Many of these could wind up in disadvantageous places – like your rain gutter. A good accumulation of leaves, of course, damns up gutters, causing rainwater to pool. Often, this pooled-up water will leak into your home. Fortunately, an Orange County roofer can help you minimize this unwanted leaf accumulation. How? By installing gutter guards on your existing rain gutters. These protective components shield the water channels from falling leaves and other debris. As a result, fewer leaves get in, -- and fewer gutter cleanings will be necessary.
Orange County roofers can choose from a variety of rain gutter types. For instance, there’ the ‘reverse curve’ guard, which guides rainwater into the gutter while deflecting leaves. The bottle brush guard, on the other hand, uses upright metal bristles as a kind of leaf barrier. Falling leaves and other debris land atop these bristles, where they stay -- effectively blocked from entering the gutter. Falling rain, however, easily enters the channel.
An Orange County roofing company also may choose to install mesh gutter guards. These have small holes, which prevent the intrusion of debris while allowing rainwater to fall into the channel.
Along with the foregoing gutter guard types, an Orange County roofer may choose from several other equally suitable options. Which one gets selected depends on circumstances and customer preferences. To make the optimum choice, consult a local professional. If you live in Anaheim, for instance, talk to a qualified Anaheim roofer about gutter guards. It’s the best way to make the best decision.
If you have questions about gutter guards, Luke Roofing can help. A long-established Orange County roofer, we provide prompt, reliable expertise for every residential roofing and commercial roofing need. No matter where you live in OC, you can count on Luke Roofing for reliable roofing solutions.
Boy is this a timely article! Our large tree in our front yard has now lost all it's leaves. I think most of them landed in our rain gutters. Last weekend I spent about 2 hours cleaning them out and good thing I did. The rain gutters were packed full. If I hadn't cleared them clogs were bound to happen or worse. I highly recommend taking a look at your gutters!