Knowing how to fix guttering and drainpipes is a must for any homeowner. Spotting faults before the cause damage is vital, too. Why? Unless rain is channelled safely away from a building by guttering, eventually it will saturate solid walls, inviting timber decay and beetle infestation.
Worse, when the ground next to the house is allowed to become consistently wet and marshy it can eventually undermine shallow foundations. It is therefore important to know how to spot faults in guttering and downpipes.
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