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Importance of Trough Maintenance

Having clogged trough is a problem for many homeowners. In most cases, troughs need to be cleaned once or twice a year depending mostly on what kind of trees are growing near your house. 

Pine and big leafy trees will clog trough much faster than evergreens. Some rain trough designs  (which is also known as ‘การออกแบบรางฝน’ in the Thai language) to keep leaves and other dirt out of your gutters by covering them in ways that let the water go in but leaves and pine needles stay out. 

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This usually involves covering the rain trough or angling it in such a way that only the waterfalls in it. When you have a gutter that is not working efficiently and is dripping or leaking onto the ground it may damage your house’s foundation. 

Excess water in the soil around your house can erode concrete and destroy the foundation. This can be very expensive to repair. Also, having piled dried leaves in your gutters can be a fire hazard that could end up destroying your entire home and putting your family in mortal danger.

These problems can be fixed by hiring a gutter cleaner to professionally clean your gutters. You will be prolonging the life of your trough system as it will protect the gutter from eroding from standing water.