Rain Gutters and Drainage Solutions
Gutter Repair and Replacement
Commercial and Residential Gutter Services
While once considered an afterthought when putting on a new roof or new construction. Guttering and water management play a critical role in not only protecting your property from damage but also in protecting visitors to your property against potential slips on walkways and paths. Whether you need new gutters and drainpipes, gutter repair, or gutter guards, Alpine Roofing Construction can help.
During rainstorms, gutters often offer invaluable protection to the structure’s foundation. Too much water near the foundation of a building can have some very serious repercussions. Heavy rainfall can cause the soil around the house to get washed away or erode beneath the foundation. The clay base beneath the foundation must be protected to keep it from swelling, shrinking, or settling and disrupting the land the house is sitting on. Damage to the actual concrete can also occur, such as cracking and flaking.
Constant moisture in a basement or atop a slab foundation can cause unpleasant odors, deformed or decaying wood, peeling paint or even mold or mildew growth, along with structural damage. These problems frequently require costly repairs and can reduce a home’s value. Good drainage around the foundation will help to prevent most problems with a damp foundation
With more than 25 years of experience in commercial and residential roofing, Alpine Roofing Construction obtains the knowledge and experience to recommend the appropriate gutter system for your commercial or residential property. There are a multitude of materials and styles available, including aluminum, galvanized steel, vinyl, copper, and many more. These materials have varying degrees of thickness (gauges). Differing roofing systems may require a larger thickness for optimum performance. Proper installation and maintenance by a licensed technician are critical in protecting your home’s window seals, interior wall space, basement and foundation.
Rain Gutter and Drainage Solution Experts
While rain gutters can help protect your property, a poorly maintained gutter can cause as much damage if not more damage to your property than no gutter at all. Seasonal debris left in a gutter can provide nests and a food supply for pests. A buildup of debris can cause some guttering systems to rust and fail. A failing rain gutter system will cause water pooling which can push water onto the facia board causing rot or even worse push up under the shingles or tiles into the roofing system. In colder climates, ice dams may cause water to penetrate your roof and cause your shingles to lift.
Gutter guards are an easy solution to blocked rain gutters. Gutter guards come in a variety of styles, sizes, and colors to suit your specific rain gutter and roofing needs. Contact Alpine Roofing Construction for your rain gutters, gutter guards, and drainage solutions.