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Keeping your Downspout Free from Debris

Why is keeping your gutters and downspout clean such a big deal? Clogged gutters can cause rot to accumulate on your roof, damage the fascia and siding on your house, dump water onto unsuspecting flower beds, and provide a hospitable environment for unwelcome pests. Keeping the downspouts clean might even be more important because downspouts have the crucial job of directing water away from your house. Allowing your downspout to become clogged makes it possible for water to pool at the bottom of it. This could create flooding in your basement, erode your soil, damage your plants and, in the worst case scenario, compromise your foundation.

Additionally, your downspout may be connected to a drainage tube that carries water underground and away from the house. When this is the case, that water often goes into the city sewer system. Clogs in gutters and downspouts that break free and get into the drainage tube can create even more of a headache, causing clogs that necessitate costly emergency plumbing repairs to unclog underground pipes.

What’s the best way to keep gutters free of the leaves, sticks, and other debris that turn them into a homeowner’s worst nightmare? Keep all of that gunk from getting into your gutters in the first place. This is where GutterStuff® comes in. Made of a patented polyether foam, specially formulated to allow enormous amounts of water to easily pass through, GutterStuff® keeps leaves, dirt, insects, plants, and critters. Installing it is easy: just clean your gutters, install the foam inserts, and you’re done! If you’re not as concerned about your gutters as you are about your downspouts, that’s easy, too. You don’t have to put GutterStuff® into your entire system, you can just wedge GutterStuff® - DownSpout into your downspout and be on your way. Made of the same high-quality polyether outdoor foam as GutterStuff®, it’s infused with a UV and germicide protectant to prevent bacteria growth in your downspout. Concerned about protecting the other end of the spout? GutterStuff® - DrainTube has got you covered. Whether you want to protect one portion of your gutter system or keep the whole thing clean, you can find a product that meets your needs.

If you’re looking for a gutter protection system that’s effective, affordable, and easy to install, it’s time to look into GutterStuff® for your gutters, downspouts, and drainpipes. No matter what style of gutter you have, we have a product that’s right for you. If you have questions and want to learn more, or you’re looking for an authorized retailer in your area, contact us through our website or call 866-766-3442.


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