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Overflowing gutters can flood basements, damage foundations and rot flooring from stagnant, moist pools of water under your house (and cause wood flooring to buckle and warp)

It's possible to prevent overflowing gutters. Here's how:

Also, for more information for preventing flooded basements, see Preventing flooded basements

These preventative steps will solve the most common reasons of why gutters overflow in heavy rains.