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Gutters & Their Benefits:

Jul. 212022

In Maine, the weather can be unpredictable, and the precipitation substantial. Because of this, it is essential to have gutters to manage the rain and safeguard your home from water damage. Here are some of the benefits of getting James & Whitney Co.’s seamless gutters installed on your home:

  • Prevention Against Structural Issues:  Gutters channel water away from your home’s foundation, preventing the risk of basement flooding. When basement flooding occurs, it can cause serious, long-term damage structural damage. Floods can also cause secondary mold growth, which can spread rapidly and poses an array of health risks.
  • Maintain Exterior Aesthetics: Water will run off the roof and splash off the ground, which will then end up on the house's exterior. This run-off can cause unsightly staining on the siding, trim rot, and soil erosion. These issues can lead to a decrease in your home’s value due to poor maintenance. 

  • Maintain The Integrity of Your Roof: Without gutters to channel water out and away from your home, water can gather under or back onto the roof. This causes damage to the roof and can cause water to leak into your ceilings and walls. Constant roof repairs can add up cost-wise, so don’t skip out on gutters.

  • Seamless guttersJames & Whitney Co. offers seamless gutters, which are preferred due to their discreet looks and increased functionality. They are custom cut to your home, require little maintenance, have reduced debris buildup, and boast a longer lifespan than the traditional gutter. Although seamless gutters may have a higher cost upfront, they are well worth the return on investment. 

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