Rain barrels collect the water from gutters or other forms of runoff from a home. Also known as rainwater tanks, people use the water in rain barrels for many purposes such as collecting irrigation water or having water around in case of drought. Here are some of the best ways to get water going from your gutters and into your rain barrel.
Have you been affected by the recent storms in San Antonio? Hail can do a number to your home’s exterior, including your gutters.
Here are some ways that you can work towards getting your gutters repaired and prepared for the next hail storm.
Thick ridges of ice can form when sudden weather changes cause a drop in temperature. Following a cold, rainy day, frozen water in your gutters may cause ice buildup along the eaves of your home. The ice can creep over into gutters and along the edges of the house, causing multiple issues that can damage your house.
If your gutters aren’t performing the way they need to, you need to replace them. Here are 12 ways you can tell a replacement is definitely in your future.
A downspout pushes water from a rain gutter away from a structure. They connect from the gutters on the roof and run parallel to the exterior wall. All water from a roof is collected, then directed into the downspout.