Increased Likelihood of Leaks
Micro mesh gutter guards act as a filter. It means they will get jammed. Debris will build up on the mesh, creating obstructions that will restrict water flow. When this happens, you’ll need to have your gutters cleaned to eliminate the risk of damage.
Cleaning micro mesh gutter guards is a time consuming process. It requires you to beep on a ladder with a brush to remove leaves, dirt and everything on the screens. For many homeowners, this chore is a huge hassle. It takes up valuable time and increases the changes of injury.
More Complex Installation
Besides the inconvenience of frequent cleanings and maintenance, micro mesh gutter guards can also be harder to install on existing gutters. It means their installation cost is often more expensive. They can also void your warranty or insurance coverage depending on the type of roof you have.
Higher Likelihood of Weather-Related Damage
Another problem with micro mesh gutter guards is they are more prone to damage from ice, snow and windblown debris. Once compromised, they wouldn’t be able to keep your gutters clean until repaired or replaced.