There’s a reason why experts are exhorting the use of gutter guards to better prevent clogging. Clogged gutters are a nightmare. Here are a few ways clogged gutters can cause serious damage on homes.
Ice dams – Probably the most obvious one on this list, ice dams are the scourge of homeowners in locations where winter hits hard. When ice dams form on gutters or the lower edge of the roof, water on the roof can accumulate and easily seep into the home’s interiors. When this happens, wood rot and mold could follow suit.