Downspouts Protecting Your Roof and Home

Written by Eric Brophy. Posted in Cincinnati gutter installation, Deck cleaning solutions, Exterior gutter washing

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Gutters channel water away from the foundation. That’s their job. Without gutters, houses are likely to be flooded, water damaging the property. But even with gutters, it’s important to look for clogs and mechanical difficulties, else the gutters overflow and water seeps into the house through the facade.

Here are some tips on how to clean and manage gutters.

First, there are downspouts. A downspout is a pipe that carries water from the gutter onto the ground or asphalt surrounding a home. It’s often called a water pipe, down pipe, drain spout, roof drain pipe, or leader, depending on the area.

Maintenance of the downspout is critical. Water accumulates on top of the roof, then fills in the gutters. If the downspout is not properly maintained and cleared, water will become clogged and spi

Ways Every Homeowner Can Keep Their Roof in Great Shape

Written by Eric Brophy. Posted in Cincinnati gutter installation, Exterior house washing, Gutters cincinnati

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Anyone who owns a home or a property is aware of how expensive roofing is. Roofs are absolutely essential to the structure and the shelter aspect of each and every home. When a roof has a crack, a hole or is thinning out, it can provide damage to the rest of the home. It can also be quite expensive to repair it, since roofs are made out of such resistant and durable materials. The process can also be timely, requiring more costs in the form of labor. An entire new roof on a home often costs in the thousands, requiring most homeowners to take out an additional loan or to plan and save for many months. There are steps that a homeowner can do to further the life of their roof and to prevent excessive costly repairs or even premature replacement of their roof.

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