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Best Time of Year to Clean Your Gutters

What’s the Best Time of Year to Clean Your Gutters? Gutter Cleaning: It’s best to clean them once in spring and once in fall. We know, we know, you probably don’t give much thought to your gutters every day, but you should at least schedule a cleaning twice a year so you don’t forget. If you can’t get it done in spring, choose late fall as the annual time to clean them out. This is due to all the falling leaves, twigs and acorns, which can clog your gutters by November. Water flow is restricted and can cause backups when you don’t clean all that stuff out. Then, your gutters get heavy and will pull away from the home, damaging your gutters as well [...]

By |2020-06-19T19:27:53+00:00June 19th, 2020|Gutter Cleaning|Comments Off on Best Time of Year to Clean Your Gutters

Gutter Cleaning Best Practices

Gutter Cleaning Best Practices Cleaning out your gutters is vital on four fronts: safety, efficiency, curb appeal and prevention of property damage. Every spring and fall, you should clean out your gutters to ensure proper rain water flow. It’s important to place safety first when tackling this job. Here are some best practices to follow this season. Use a safety ladder: It’s imperative to use a ladder with stabilizers if you have two or more stories to your home. Also, it’s wise to have a buddy help you in case you need assistance passing a bucket back and forth. If not, make sure the ladder is sturdy enough to hold a bucket while you scoop out the debris. Four-footed fiberglass ladders are best over [...]

By |2017-07-19T19:06:10+00:00July 19th, 2017|Gutter Cleaning, Gutter Whitening|Comments Off on Gutter Cleaning Best Practices