5 Reasons To Clean your gutters this fall.
Winter is fast approaching and it’s time to clean your gutters. We have 5 reasons to Clean your gutters this fall and enjoy less winter gutter problems. If having less problems with you gutters isn’t reason enough.
1. Gutters will last longer.
If you clean your gutters out at least twice a year you can expand the lifetime of your gutters by getting them cleaned at least twice a year. If your home is in a area where you have a lot of trees you might have to get them cleaned more than that or install gutter guards to prevent constant cleaning and clogs.
2. Ice dams won’t be as prominent.
If your gutters are clogged in the winter this can cause your gutters to clog and for water to stand in your gutters creating ice dams. Though this is the not the only way ice dams can form it is a great way to prevent it. Learn more about preventing ice dams here.
3. Prevent water damage.
When your gutters are clogged in the winter. Water damage is more likely to happen. If your gutters cannot do their job they will run under your fascia and siding. Creating nasty little expensive problems. So save your money now and clean those gutters!
4. Sagging gutters = Damage waiting to happen
If you gutters are sagging, it’s straining the screws that are holding it on your fascia, and with the constant melting and freezing of snow and ice it can loosen the screws and cause your sagging gutters to fall off of your home and possibly damage something on the way down or worse hurt someone. With our gutter cleaning we also inspect your gutters to make sure that they are in great shape for the winter.
5. You can also inspect you roof.
When cleaning your gutters at least twice a year you can look at your roof to see if any shingle have blown off or if you’re getting a large amount of shingle granules in your gutters. This is a tell-tale sign that your roof may need to replace or fixed before winter comes to prevent leaks during the winter.
For a free estimate on gutter cleaning, repairs or adding gutter guards, call us today! Our experienced team will take the guess-work out of the process, and ensure that your home is protected.
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