Winter is officially here along with snow, cold temperatures, and cozy nights in. However, the frigid temperatures can wreak havoc on different parts of your home--including your gutters. These temperatures, snow and ice can damage your homes gutters so drainage is impeded and causes multiple problems in and around your home.
Want to learn more? Keep reading to learn about common winter damage to gutters and how to spot them.
Gutters are susceptible to ice damage during the Denver winter as the snow melts and refreezes. Water clogging and buildup can create dangerous conditions of falling ice projectiles. Beneath the build up and slush is a problem: structural damage.
Gutters are ambiguous until they're no longer doing their job. The cold winter locks you inside and you can only look onward as slush runs over the gutter edges. You curse yourself for not having done the yearly maintenance before the storms hit.
Got time? Here's what you'll do to avoid icy gutters before they're a problem.
Many homeowners take their gutters for granted. Don't let that happen to you. Here's a helpful guide to gutter cleaning and repair for you!
The average cost of a major roof repair is $1,000-3,000.
Without regular gutter cleaning and repair, moisture collects and finds its way into your roof and foundation. Sometimes clogged gutters aren't as obvious as a pile of leaves sitting on top.
That means you'll need to be up there cleaning them regularly or find someone who can do it for you. Cleaning the gutters can be a simple and painless task if done correctly.
Top 10 things your insurance company doesn't want you to know when filing for your Denver hail damage claim for gutter damage
May 8: the hailstorm that raged over west metro Denver is the costliest ever, racking up to $1.4 billion in damages. That’s three times more expensive than the state’s most damaging wildfire. An insurance industry trade group estimates more than 150,000 auto claims will be filed, in addition to 50,000 homeowner’s insurance claims. While their estimate might be conservative, it’s likely to climb on the dollar scale.