Have you noticed your gutters are damaged? Perhaps they have holes, are leaking where they shouldn’t be leaking, or damaged so badly they are hanging off the roof. If so, it’s time to look at a roof gutter repair in Brisbane. Let’s take a look at 3 times you need to organise a gutter repair.
3 Times to Organise a Gutter Repair in Brisbane
Cracks and Holes
Your guttering needs to be in good condition to help protect your home from damage. But if you notice cracks or holes in your gutter, there is a good chance you have a leak somewhere. Although they may seem minor to start with, cracks can lead to further damage and a bigger repair bill if they are left for too long.
But it isn’t just gutters that are damaged from cracks and holes. Damaged gutters can also cause damage to walls, outside entertaining areas, and even your foundations – something you certainly don’t need. If you do notice cracks or holes in your guttering, its time to get them looked at.
If you don’t regularly clean your gutters out, they can get to a point where the debris build up in them is too heavy, the support brackets start to give way and your gutters start to sag. But it isn’t always due to debris build up. If your guttering is only new, there is a chance that the install was done incorrectly or poorly, using materials that weren’t quite up to the job.
It is hard to miss a sagging gutter, and this is certainly one that needs to be repaired or replaced quickly.
Waterfalls and Swimming Pools
Roof gutters need to be regularly cleaned to ensure there is no build up of dirt, leaves, twigs and the like that can obstruct the flow of water. Without a regularly cleaning, in heavy rain, the water can build up and damage the internals of your property. Down pipes can also get heavily blocked without regular cleaning, which can cause your gutters to become a breeding ground for insects and mould.
If you notice any of these issues occuring in your gutters, call Zen Roofing for a consult and quote on gutter repair in Brisbane.