Rain showers, thunderstorms, tropical storms, thaws, and other forms of inclement weather can all result in a large amount of water collecting around your home in a short period of time. Without adequate drainage, excess water can damage your property. Damaged underground pipes can back the rainwater from the down pipe back up into the gutter system.
Protect the Outside Walls
Clogged or damaged gutters can make rainwater stagnate in them. The gutters may start to leak and damage the exterior walls, clogged gutters can spill over damaging the soffits,fascia and cause the wooden eaves to rot. Stagnant water may make parts of your roof structure stop working. In addition, mold, mildew, and algae may grow on the exterior wall. The paint may start to peel and chip because the wall is waterlogged