Gutters on older buildings requires regular checks and good maintenance. If you own an older building, or are responsible for looking after one, ensure you know the common signs to look out for. Once you know the signs to look out for you can spot problems with the guttering before they become larger issues. For example brackets can wear off. Brackets hold the entire guttering system together. If it collapses, everything being contained will scatter across your property. Loose gutter brackets also cause the system to misalign, which leads to water being expelled down your property’s walls. This has many detrimental effects, such as damaging your property’s foundation and causing leaking inside the building. Gutter brackets becoming damaged happens a lot on older buildings. They’ve naturally had more years of wear and tear.