When to replace your eavestrough?
Homeowners often push aside the eavestrough tasks, especially when owning a new house. Most of the time people focus on gardening, house decor, interior design, and many other house chores. Nonetheless, do not forget that your eavestroughs system also needs some time and attention.
Eavestroughs are mostly made of aluminum. As a result, homeowners often think they do not need to be replaced. As an average, the aluminum eavestrough could have a lifespan of 20 years. However, if you are using vinyl or plastic, the lifespan will be considerably shorter.
What are some common signs of a possible eavestrough malfunction?
Take into consideration that as many things in your home, eavestrough also breaks down. If you never put the time, and effort on doing cleaning and maintenance for your eavestrough then it could be damaged and affect its functions
Look for the following signs on your eavestrough:
- Pinhole breaks along the base of your eavestrough
- Separation between eavestrough and fascia
- Runoff water from the roof overflowing the edge of the eavestrough
- Corrosion that forms holes
- Water stains on interior walls ceilings
- Cracked eavestrough
It is considered a good practice to perform a yearly inspection. An inspection will allow you to detect issues before it is too late. Furthermore, a yearly inspection can also detect issues on your system. It will save you time and money down the road.
If you detect one of the signs previously mentioned, we will suggest getting in contact with us to fix any issues or install a new eavestrough.
Need to replace your eavestrough? Contact us!
In Protech Aluminum, we provide eavestrough system services in the Kitchener and Waterloo area. If you are currently facing issues with your system, do not hesitate to contact us. Here is a quick link on 4 reasons to hire us. Get a free quote here https://ptaluminum.ca/contact/ or contact us via email at firstname.lastname@example.org