Reasons to maintain your Eavestrough System

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Reasons to maintain your Eavestrough System

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Reasons to maintain your Eavestrough System

An eavestrough system plays a key role to the overall roofing system. Its design carries water away from your home while shedding debris to keep your gutters clog-free. As a result, maintaining it is critical the health of your house, or commercial property.

However, the following question arises: Why should you invest in the maintenance of your eavestrough system? At Protech Aluminium, we believe there are at several reasons for it: heavy water flow maintenance, periodical eavestrough cleaning, and seasonal inspections.

Heavy Water Flow Maintenance

If you live in a wetter-than-average climate or have a steeply pitched roof, you may find that your gutters cannot handle the volume or rate of the water flow. In these situations, the excess runoff from the roof or the overly forceful flow of water from downspouts can damage nearby decking, and patio areas. As a result, consider inspecting your eavestrough system quarterly. Also, replacing a smaller eavestrough system with a larger, higher-capacity equivalents should be a consideration. Are 6-inch eavestrough systems better than 5-inch gutters? Find more information on this topic within our article.

Periodical Eavestrough Cleaning

During spring, users tend to relax their care of their eavestrough system. Nonetheless, you should never take a vacation from cleaning your eavestrough system.

Throughout spring, trees continue to deposit pollen, seedpods, and pollen tassels into your eavestrough system. Eventually when summer comes, your eavestrough system may be clogged. To keep both clogs and seasonal sniffles in check, clean out your eavestrough system at least once in the summer to remove the remains of the spring’s bloom. Looking for eavestrough cleaning services? Learn more in our article here.

Seasonal Inspections

Usually, homeowners do not want to climb up a ladder in the dead of winter. However, winter eavestrough inspection is a must for those living at higher elevations. The heavy load of precipitation on rooftops can cause eavestroughs to crack or detach from a house. As a result, winter inspections on your eavestrough systems are recommended.

Skies could be clear after a heavy storm. However, chances are that your eavestrough system is not so clean. Rain, hail, or windstorms can crack an eavestrough or send leaves from nearby trees into your system. This debris can then decompose, or invite termite infestation, which can slow or completely block the normal flow of water from your home. Additionally, it can also damage the downspouts. For these reasons, it is prudent to perform season inspections on your eavestrough system.

Do you need eavestrough services?

At Protech Aluminum, our goal is to repair, clean or install eavestrough systems. We provide eavestrough system services in the Kitchener and Waterloo area. Get a free quote or contact us via email at