Rain gutters are not needed in all kinds of areas such as in arid climates, they are mainly needed in those areas where the amount of rainfall is more and we need to save our home from moisture damage. The damper the climate is, the more we need a properly functioning rain gutters for our domestic guttering. Rain gutters demand a lot of maintenance. Sometimes you need to drain the water standing in the gutter, sometimes they are broken and then leak, so you have to repair it quickly. Most importantly they have to be cleaned after heavy rain and the wind otherwise it will clog.