Your gutter system plays an important role in protecting your property from water damage. It needs to be clog-free so that it can function for a long time. You can choose to clean it regularly, but for many homeowners, it is a stressful task that can put you at risk if you are not careful. Investing in a gutter protection system, however, is seen as a better alternative.——————————————– CONTINUE READING ——————————————–The roof replacement pros of Lexington Blue™ discusses in today’s article the benefits of installing gutter guards.Reduced MaintenanceGutter guards prevent debris from collecting and blocking the inside of your gutter system. Even though leaves and other debris do find their way on top of the gutter protection system, they are much easier to remove. With it, the arduous chore of cleaning your gutters becomes less time-consuming.Protection Against Water DamageAs rainwater flows out to the side of the clogged gutters, your home’s roof, siding and windows are at risk of moisture damage. After some time, you may notice extensive structural damage to your home’s exterior, including surface stains, rot and mold growth. Overflowing gutters also affects your home’s landscaping and foundations. With gutter screens, you won’t have to worry about any of these problems that are known to be too costly to repair.Fewer InfestationsInstalling gutter guards are also known to help prevent rodents and insects from setting up homes in your gutter system. With no debris settling inside your gutters, vermin can’t make a home or use your roof as a breeding ground. Also, gutter screens act as a barrier against small creatures that might try to squeeze behind gutters and your roof’s fascia and into your attic.Aside from being one of the leading roofing contractors in the area, Lexington Blue is also a licensed general contractor offering professional siding and gutter installation for our clients in the local area. Our skilled crew can give you an understanding of the latest gutter technology for preventing water damage to your home and property. Whether you need new gutters or an insurance claim repair, we are here to help.Call us today at (859) 368-6346 or fill out our contact form for a free consultation and estimate. We serve Richmond, KY, and the surrounding areas.