How much thought do you give to your gutters? You may not think about them a lot. A lot of people don’t give them a second thought, believing that they aren’t important. But the truth is that they serve a very big purpose in helping to maintain the health and well-being of your house. That’s why it’s so important to have them cleaned on a regular basis.
Below are 5 benefits of having your gutters cleaned on a regular basis.
- Water Damage is Prevented – When your downspouts and gutters are blocked with debris and leaves, the rainwater might not be draining properly. As the water overflows from your gutters, it may lead to water damage both in your home’s inside and outside.
- Your Roof is Protected – A clogged gutter will give the rainwater no place to go. When water continues to overflood, it can cause your roof to leak or rot. This can lead to very expensive repairs of your roof and home if you let it go too long.
- It Helps with Pest Control – Gutters that are full of leaves can make very desirable places for birds, insects and rodents to live. So you want to make sure that you are keeping the gutters clean to avoid pest infestation.
- It Reduces Damage to Foundation – When water’s stopped from going away from the house, it often will pool around your home’s foundation. This can cause cracks in the foundation when the water expands and becomes frozen during the colder months.
- It Helps You Save Money – Downspout and gutter cleaning can help with preventing expensive and unexpected projects in the future. When you take preventative measures right now it can help with minimizing the chances of having a roof repair or replacement in the near future.
You may not have known that your gutters make such a big difference in your home. But when you take the time to have your gutters cleaned regularly, it can really save you a lot of time, aggravation, and money.
Why not give us a call today and let us give you an estimate for your gutter cleaning? We are happy to answer your questions and let you know what we can do for you. Having clean gutters does more than protect your home – it protects your family and your investment.
Don’t put it off – call today!