What a Gutter Installation Does for Your Home
A proper gutter installation does more than redirect rainwater. It should prevent mold, keep you and your home dry, prevent insects and mosquitoes, dispel stagnant water, and protect your yard, landscaping, and home foundation.
If you’re not using a gutter system, then where is all of your water going? Chances are because it is not being directed towards a sloping part of your perimeter with a gutter installation, it is pooling in your yard and around the edges of your house.
Pooling water can erode soil and eventually cause foundation damage. If the water is pooling in a humid area, it can also be creating mold that can go undetected.
Insects, especially mosquitoes, are also attracted to areas of pooled, stagnant water. Puddles may be collecting throughout areas of your yard, and in the summer months, these become the perfect grounds for insects to collect.