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Leaf CatchersJuly 7th, 2017 | by Mark Tulloch | in | 0
Leaf catchers may not even be on your mind until you get to the weekend that cleaning the gutters is your chore. Everyone hates cleaning the gutters due to the fact that you have to get up on a ladder to reach the eaves of the home and clean all that nasty gunk out, which always has caught much more than leaves. A clog in your gutter or drain system could cause you problems in the long run, causing you to have to replace components or seek out expensive repairs.
When you use leaf catchers, you are able to use the flush mount or K funnel outlets to open the drain spout wider and allow for the leaves and debris caught within the gutter to be flushed downward to the catcher. The catcher then serves as a sort of filter that allows only water to run down to underground systems or to the ground below. Instead of clumps of leaves and debris, you only have to worry about cleaning out the drain catcher, which is simple and easy to do.
You want to install this device to the lower end of your gutter or system in order to allow the debris to be filtered downward to a more acceptable height that allows for easier cleaning out, which doesn’t put you at risk of falling or injuries, or even perilous dangers that are found on ladders near the roof of the home.
Ground drains can be costly to repair or replace, therefore giving a great value to a leaf catcher being installed into your system. There are simple steps provided for installation to ensure that you are able to attach to your gutter or downpipe in order to start filtering all the debris that is caught by these contraptions as the storms and rainwaters ensue.
Today’s world offers leaf catchers for items such as a pool or even a lawn mower, so why not your gutters and downpipes which collect leaves and often go through clogs and stop ups due to this debris. Knowing that you don’t have to climb anymore ladders to clean your gutters or go out of your way to remove leaves from the gutters should be comfort enough to give you a reason to install your own leaf catcher as soon as possible so you no longer have anything to worry about in your rain drain system.