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Best Time of Year to Clean Your Gutters

Best Time of Year to Clean Your Gutters  You likely don’t give much thought to your gutters on a daily basis, but now is the time of year that you should. Thanks to all the falling leaves, twigs and acorns from the fall, your gutters are becoming clogged by the day. When this happens, water flow is restricted and can cause backups. Your gutters get heavy and can actually start pulling away from the home. Ice dams can develop now that the weather is cold enough for freezing temps. Gutters aren’t there just to provide an aesthetically-pleasing accent for your home; they provide a critical service that keeps your roofs, siding and structural foundations in check. A clear gutter system will divert rain fall [...]

By |2017-11-27T15:10:53+00:00November 27th, 2017|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