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What Are Eavestroughs Anyway?

When it comes to eavestroughs, it can be easy to see how they are a hassle because you have to clean them and keep them in good working order. So, is it really worth having an eavestrough system on your home at all? In fact, eavestroughs serve several important functions that keep your home in good condition. Here are three reasons you need eavestroughs on your home:

  • Re-Route Water – During rainstorms, or even during winter snow when precipitation accumulates on your roof, having eavestroughs serves the important function of re-routing water away from your home. If your roof has a wide overhang, you may feel that your home is fine, but many homeowners need this extra assistance to avoid water damage.
  • Protect Your Roof – Without eavestroughs, your roofing system is at risk for water damage, including mold and rot. Because eavestroughs move water away from your roof, your home can stay dry and maintain its structural integrity over the long-term.
  • Protect Your Foundation – Without eavestroughs, water run off simply runs on the ground and runs towards your home’s foundation. This can eventually lead to foundation cracks and moisture issues that affect your indoor air quality and the structural integrity of your home.

Call Just Smok’n Eavestrough today to talk about your eavesstrough and/or home exterior needs 403-527-8229. (Office and booking inquiries).

Terry Parr Owner

403-952-9854 Direct Line

Locally owned and operated since 2009. Proud to serve Medicine Hat and surrounding area.