Gutter Maintenance: Critical To The Upkeep Of Your Home Or Business

While your gutters might not be the most prominent feature of your property exterior, gutters are very important to keeping water off your roof and away from your home or business. Frequently, we find that the homes we service that have no gutters, poor gutters, or poorly installed gutters have trouble with water damage in these homes interiors and/or basements. Likewise, homes that have not maintained their gutters (e.g. allowing debris to collect, not attending to gutters that have come unfastened from the roof, etc.) can suffer from weakened fascia or other damage where water has been allowed to seep or pool. In order to help you keep on top of your gutter maintenance and your property’s protection, we offer several gutter services that can help you keep minor repairs from becoming a major expense. Call us today for a free estimate at 703-569-3388 or contact us for all your queries regarding how to install a gutter.

Our Gutter Services:

  • New Seamless Gutter Installation
  • New Downspout Installation
  • New Gutter Guard Installation
  • Gutter Repairs
  • Gutter Reinforcement
  • Gutter Cleaning & Maintenance

Seamless Gutter Installation

  • We offer a variety of gutter products to help you maintain your gutters and protect your home year-round. All of our new gutter installations feature our seamless gutters-one piece gutters that run the length of each guttered side of your home, without a break or joint in their run. Basic or builder’s grade gutters are often be jointed together, but each gutter joint represents a potential weakness in the gutter’s structure because excessive water, ice or other debris tend to collect at these seams, leaking and/or pressure the joint into sagging or separating over time. Pictured above is a before and after look at a roof and seamless gutter installation job completed by our Northern VA gutter contractor crew.

Gutter Guard Installation

Effectively repelling water and providing protection from natural debris and the elements depends on the quality of the product and its installation. We specialize in gutter installation wand repairs, and we offer a variety of gutter products to best meet your needs and budget.

Common Gutter Repairs:

  • Gutter Re-leveling
  • Gutter Reinforcement
  • Gutter Cleaning & Maintenance

Davis Roofing, Inc. can help you keep your existing gutters in good working order and doing their job; channeling water off your roof and away from your property. Over time, poorly made or installed gutters can sag or pull away from the fascia on which they are installed, causing the gutters to leak, catch more debris than usual, and reduce your home’s curb appeal.
If you call us for gutter repairs, we always closely inspect your gutters and recommend the gutter maintenance steps to help prolong the life and protect your home.

The Dangers Of Bad Gutters Clogged, Hanging, Disconnected…Bad Gutters Are Bad News!

Whether your gutters are clogged, hanging, or disconnected from their downspouts, bad gutters are eventually bad news for your home. Bad gutters can pose a significant risk to your home because they do not effectively perform the job that they were installed for –channeling water quickly and efficiently away from your roof and the foundation of your home. Think you can afford to prolong repairing or maintaining your gutters? You might want to reconsider.

Bad gutters that go unattended can be bad for your roof and siding, bad for your basement, bad for your health and bad for your wallet.

Bad Gutters Are…

  • Bad for Your Roof & Siding
    Without prompt attention, clogged gutters (like the gutter pictured below) allow water to collect on your roof and can cause the wood fascia, soffit, or sheathing to weaken and/or rot over time.
  • Bad for Your Basement
    Hanging or disconnected gutters that allow water to pool at the foundation of your home can contribute to a wet basement via water seepage and/or erosion of the grade (declined dirt ramp running from the foundation) designed to keep water away from the home. Also, installed gutters and downspouts that do not sufficiently channel water away from the foundation can sometimes also contribute to the problem. We can help you evaluate and solve any roof drainage issues.
  • Bad for Your Health
    Mold growth can penetrate through ceiling drywall, caused by a roof leak. This can enable mold to grow in both the attic and the drywall ceiling. Clogged or poorly maintained gutters that cause water to collect and leak through the roof or siding can eventually seep into your home’s structure and damage drywall.
  • Water pooling in gutters can be hazardous to your health outside as well as inside, as pooling water can attract mosquitoes around your home. Keeping your gutters clear reduces water pool and thereby reduces the risk of mosquito breeding grounds.
  • Bad for Your Wallet
    As we mentioned above, gutters left unmaintained are bad for your home and your health, two of your most important lifetime investments. Let us install and regularly maintain a proper gutter drainage system now for your home so you can rest assured your wallet won’t suffer in the future. Cleaning your gutters now could mean prolonging the life of your roof or keeping water damage out of your basement.