Rain Gutters and Downspouts play a very pivotal role in safeguarding your house against the attack of rains and the pouring waters. While rain gutters collect the rain water from the roof area, downspouts make sure that the water collected flows away from the foundation to avoid any stagnant water in the premises. If water gets collected near the base of your house, it may result in potential leaks in the basement or even damaging the very foundation of the structure.
As much as a proper guttering system is required for your house, a right sized and a proper downspout is also necessary to make sure the water flows away from the basis of your house. There is a wide range of gutter downspout sizes and materials but how do we make sure which size of downspout is correct for your installed guttering system? Here’s how: