Advantages of Regular Gutter Cleaning

People don’t usually think of how dirty their gutters can get. Mostly, because they don’t see the dirt from the ground looking up. By the time the deterioration gets big enough for you to notice it, it may be too late to fix it, and you’ll have to get new gutters. To avoid that, you need to be able to keep an eye on your gutters and clean them when necessary. If you’re wondering what may happen if you skip the gutter cleaning, then this is what we can tell you from experience:

  • For starters, regular gutter cleaning helps prevent water damage and rotting to the roofing construction.
  • Besides, if a colony of ants or hornets decides to make your cluttered gutters into its hive, then you may need to call an exterminator. However, if you just keep your gutters free of debris, you should be safe from any pests.
  • When the gutters get clogged with debris and dirt, they start to pond water, and the longer they retain water, the worse it can get for your roof. If the drainage from the gutters is completely stopped, and they’re retaining water, it could seep through the roof and the building materials and leak in your home or continue to seep through the walls.
  • Lastly, if you want to have a good-looking home, then we suggest you make sure that there aren’t any sticks and shrubs sticking out of its gutters.

You need to do the gutter cleaning several times per year. You will definitely have to do it in spring and fall in order to get rid of the debris accumulated during the other seasons. Winter and summer seem to be the most turbulent seasons, so not all homeowners have time for that. That’s why we strive to provide the local community with the highest quality of gutter services. Whenever you need someone to check your gutters and keep them from deteriorating, just give Window Cleaning By Lane's a call! We operate on the territory of Greensboro, NC, so reach us for an appointment at (336) 855-6969!