Mankato Gutter Contractors

Your home or business is a valuable asset, and protecting its value is important. Minnesota gets more than its fair share of inclement weather, and sometimes that can cause damage to building structures, both residential and commercial. 

To safeguard property, it's essential to ensure that water is being directed away from it. 

That's where Bauer Roofing & Construction comes in--we are a dependable Mankato gutter contractor that can help keep the property safe from water damage.

Honest Work You Can Trust

Investing in good gutters is a wise decision for property owners looking to protect their investment, maintain their property's value, and avoid costly repairs in the future. Bauer Roofing & Construction has built our reputation over two decades-plus on the concepts of reliable work, honest assessments, and fair pricing. 

Bauer Roofing & Construction’s work comes with a guarantee of satisfaction. Contact our Mankato gutter professionals today by either calling (507) 800-0533 or filling out our online contact form

What are the Signs You Need Gutter Repair?

Gutters play a crucial role in directing rainwater away from your home, preventing water damage to the foundation, walls, and landscaping. If your gutters are not functioning properly, it's important to address the issues promptly. 

Here are signs that you may need gutter repair:

  • Visible Damage: Look for cracks, holes, or rust on the gutters themselves. Small cracks can often be repaired, but extensive damage may require replacement.
  • Sagging Gutters: If your gutters are sagging or pulling away from the house, it may indicate that they are not properly attached or that the fascia board is rotting. This can compromise their effectiveness.
  • Pooling Water or Overflow: If you notice water pooling around the foundation of your home or overflowing from the gutters during rain, it suggests a blockage or improper slope. This can lead to water damage and erosion.
  • Peeling Paint or Rust: Peeling paint on the exterior of your home or rust on the gutters may indicate water overflow or leaks. Rust can weaken the metal and lead to further damage.
  • Stained Siding or Walls: Stains on the siding or exterior walls below the gutters may be a sign of water overflowing or leaking. This can lead to both cosmetic and structural damage.
  • Mold or Mildew Growth: Excess moisture caused by gutter issues can lead to the growth of mold and mildew, both on the exterior and interior of your home.
  • Water in the Basement: If water is entering your basement, it could be a result of poorly functioning gutters. Gutters help direct water away from the foundation, and any failure in this process can lead to basement flooding.
  • Clogged Downspouts: If water is not flowing freely through the downspouts, it may indicate a clog. This can be caused by debris such as leaves, twigs, or other materials.
  • Erosion or Landscaping Damage: Excessive water flow from malfunctioning gutters can erode soil around your home's foundation and damage landscaping.
  • Insect Infestations: Stagnant water in clogged gutters can attract mosquitoes and other insects. If you notice an increase in insect activity around your home, it may be related to gutter issues.

Regular inspection and maintenance of your gutters can help prevent these problems. If you observe any of these signs, it's advisable to address the issues promptly to avoid further damage to your home. Consider consulting with a professional for a thorough assessment and appropriate repairs.

4 Ways Gutters Protect Property

Installing gutters can help property owners guard against damage to both the structure itself and the real estate it rests upon. 

Here are four key ways that gutters protect both homes and commercial buildings: 

  • Protect Against Damage to the Foundation: When water starts to pool up, it can damage the foundation of the home or building, leading to cracking and rotting. The result can be a decrease in the property's value. Gutters are designed to disperse water and keep it away from the foundation, protecting against these issues.
  • Protect Against Flooding in Basements: If water starts to make its way into the basement, flooding becomes a possibility. This can result in direct damage to anything stored there, further damage to the interior of the structure, and decreased property value. Gutters can help prevent this by keeping water away from the foundation.
  • Protect Against Soil Erosion: When water doesn't evenly distribute throughout a grassy area, the soil underneath begins to erode, impacting the water table and natural habitat. It can also take a toll on plumbing systems running to municipal sewers.
  • Protect Landscaping: Flooding can damage landscaping directly or indirectly. Gutters can help steer water away from landscaping. This prevents both the direct damage that comes from flooding, along with indirect protection against the soil erosion noted above. 

Call our Mankato gutter contractors today at (507) 800-0533 or contact us online to get a free estimate.

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