Gutter Repair and Replacement Services
Your gutters are an important part of your home. They work hard to divert water away from the foundation of your home, helping to avoid costly problems. That being said, when you need a gutter repair or replacement in Chicago, you need gutter professionals you can trust. Explore our website to see what Pro Restoration has to offer, and give us a call to schedule an appointment for gutter repairs or replacement today!
Have your gutters been damaged either by a recent storm or from normal wear and tear? The experts at Pro Restoration are here to help! We will provide you with a gutter inspection to see where the damage is, and we will repair any areas that need it. When you work with us, you can rest assured that we won’t try to talk you into buying all new gutters if they aren’t necessary. Instead, we will do our due diligence to ensure that whatever job you need is handled professionally and in a timely manner.
Signs Your Gutters Need to Be Repaired
Your gutters protect your home from pooling water on the roof, around the foundation, and other things that could cause serious issues. That’s why it’s important to ensure that your gutters are in working condition. Below, you’ll find a selection of common reasons that your gutters may need professional service from our gutter repair company.
Downspouts are disconnected
If the downspouts are disconnected from the gutters, this can cause water to back up and damage your home. It’s essential that you reach out to a gutter repair company for service right away.
Stains on the exterior of your home
Stains on the exterior of your home may be a sign of a gutter leak. This may mean that your gutters need to be repaired or that there is a blockage stopping the flow of water.
Water spilling over the sides of your gutters
If you notice water spilling over the sides of your gutter, this is a sign that your gutters are not functioning properly. A gutter repair company can determine the cause.
Gutters are sagging or pulling away from the house
Gutters that sag or pull away from the house could be a sign that they are blocked. However, it could also be a sign that they were not installed correctly.
There may be times where the damage to your gutters is just too extensive, and we will need to replace the damaged gutters as opposed to repairing them. Luckily, at Pro Restoration, we have years of experience in the industry, and we can help you choose gutters that are right for your home and your budget.
Signs Your Gutters Need to Be Replaced
While many times malfunctioning gutters can be repaired, there comes a time when it’s necessary to replace your gutters. If your gutters are aging, it may be worth replacing them rather than continuing to spend money on repairs year after year. Additionally, if the repairs needed cost about the same as a replacement, you probably want to have new gutters installed. Below are some more signs your gutters may need to be replaced.
Cracks or holes in the gutters
Cracks and holes in your gutters can cause leaks and water damage. It can cause water to pool around your foundation, which can lead to more costly and serious issues.
Missing sections of gutter or downspouts
If you are missing sections of your gutters or downspouts, this can cause water to overflow and damage your home. This is a sign you should contact a gutter replacement company right away.
Rusty areas on the gutters or downspouts
Rusty areas on the gutters or downspouts can occur over time, especially in aging gutters. This can cause the gutters to break down and leak. If you notice rust on your gutters, it’s time to call a gutter replacement company.
Gutters that are pulling away from the house
Gutters that are pulling away from your house can be caused by numerous factors. Sometimes it’s a side effect of improper installation, while other times, the gutters are clogged and the water adds too much extra weight. If this is occurring to your gutters, it’s essential you contact a gutter replacement and repair company to discover the root cause.
Storm Damaged Gutters
Residents of Chicago are no strangers to storms, and it’s no secret that some of the storms we see come through can be brutal. Luckily, at Pro Restoration, we can help! We are proud to offer our gutter repair and replacement services in an efficient manner, especially after a storm. We know that damaged gutters can lead to more costly problems, which is why we work hard to be there when you need us most.
We Accept Insurance
While gutter repairs or replacements may not be the most costly repairs you’ll run into for your home, they’re not always cheap either. For this reason, we’re proud to work with your insurance company to help cover some or all of the costs! Nobody should have to worry about the foundation of their home because they can’t fix their gutters, so if you are interested in paying for your services through your insurance, give us a call!
Dangers of Not Repairing or Replacing Your Gutters
It’s essential that when you notice an issue with your gutters, you contact a gutter repair and replacement company right away, otherwise, there could be more serious consequences, including:
Foundation damage: When gutters are damaged, they can’t do their job properly. This can cause water to seep into the foundation of your home and cause cracks.
Roof damage: Gutters that are not draining properly can cause water to back up under the shingles and lead to roof leaks.
Pest problems: When gutters are full of debris, it provides a perfect breeding ground for pests like mosquitoes, rodents, and mold.