Rain gutters are an essential aspect of external drainage system. If there is no provision of rain gutters, the excess water from the roof will get accumulated in the low lying areas around your house. This may mar the foundation of your house.
With water getting accumulated, it may result in unnecessary dampness and moisture around the house. It may result in unnecessary trouble like basement flooding. Dirty water is a breeding ground for many insects and micro-organisms. This may give rise to unhygienic conditions.
Rain gutters can be installed with ease and without much expense. They come in different colors and styles. Copper gutters may attract you but it has a lot of maintenance. On the other hand, the vinyl gutters have negligible gutters. Before installing the gutters, make sure that it is installed slightly below the roof edge. Thus, the entire water from the downpour will fall in the gutter only.