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Damaged Rain Gutter Causes Water Intrusion Issues During Major Storm in Murrieta Hot Springs?

4/16/2024 (Permalink)

A rain gutter system is being inspected and repaired. We restore water intrusion damage 24 hours a day in Riverside County.

Our local Murrieta team has been restoring storm damage caused by heavy rain for many years in Murrieta Hot Springs. One common, preventable cause of water intrusion results from clogged rain gutter systems.

During heavy rain events, a clogged rain gutter system can lead to severe water intrusion problems in a home. As rainwater flows off the roof, it's intended to be efficiently channeled away from the house by the gutters and downspouts.

However, when debris like leaves, twigs, and dirt accumulate in the gutters, they become blocked, preventing proper drainage. As a result, water begins to overflow from the gutters, cascading down the exterior walls of the house instead of being directed away.

This excess water can seep into the foundation, causing cracks and weakening its structural integrity over time. Additionally, water may infiltrate through windows, doors, and any gaps in the siding, leading to interior water damage, such as dampness, mold growth, and even rotting of wooden structures.

Ultimately, a clogged rain gutter system can exacerbate water intrusion issues, posing significant risks to the home's foundation, structure, and overall habitability. Regular gutter maintenance and cleaning are crucial to prevent such problems and maintain the integrity of the home.

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