Category: Gutter

Preventing Legionnaire’s Disease With Clean Gutters

Legionnaires disease is a serious illness that affects your muscles and your respiratory system. Also known as legionellosis or Pontiac fever, this type of disease is caused by the Legionella bacteria, a waterborne bacteria found in freshwater. That said, local roofing contractors say that a good gutter system can help reduce the risk of your household being exposed to this bacteria. Read on to find out why.