Our videos that involve leafguard products. If you have trees then you need some kind of leaf guard or you will be forever on a ladder ensuring you have no blockages. Leaf guards are big step forward in reducing the maintenance of your eavestroughs.
Downspout location is of utmost importance. Decide which areas of the home have good drainage meaning the ground slopes away from the home. Now design the new system to drain at these locations. Having downspouts in poor locations will defeat the purpose of having eavestroughs. Downspouts must direct roof water safely away from the foundation. Choosing downpipes of proper size will ensure the eavestroughs will drain quickly and efficiently and also reduce the chance of a clog from debris.
Check out these Canadian made LED lights. High on quality and longevity these lights are not cheap but will last 100.000 hours before having to change the fixture. That works out to about 25 years if you left them on all night long.