They hang from the eaves. They look spectacular. Yet they are a source of danger. There's the obvious of one falling. But there's another that is not well known but very destructive.
That's because there's a damage to the roof. When water does not run off properly via the downspouts it remains in the troughs. There it can cause rot and mould too. The wood becomes weakened. Our landlord needs to take some action soon or his investment property will become a liability. Since we plan to move later this year he'll have an empty house making it easier for him to access and repair the roof and walls the are showing water damage..