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* GUTTER CLEAN-OUT
* DOWN SPOUT FLUSHING
* ROOF BLOWING
A debris-clogged gutter can cause a leaky roof or water damage to the interior or exterior of your home.Gutters are an integral piece of your home’s well being. They serve to control the flow of rainwater to protect your roof, walls, foundation and landscape.But when neglected, experts say gutters can turn from a necessity to a nightmare. A gutter clogged with leaves, sticks and other debris can cause a leaky roof or water damage to the interior or exterior of your home.
.How often should they be cleaned?
It depends largely on where you live and, most importantly, how many trees are in your yard.
It should be on everyone’s to-do list about every four months.
You can’t wait until the last leaf falls.”
Cleaning your gutters of leaves and other debris once or twice a year will protect your home from water damage.
Gutter covers reduce debris and Leaf guards significantly decrease the need for gutter maintenance, but they don’t eliminate the need completely,
Instead of every four to six months, you may only need to maintenance gutters with covers or screens every one to three years, a guard will not keep all the debris out, some of the debris can still get in,so you still would have to remove the guard.In some cases you need a professional to do so.
Do the job yourself or hire?
Cleaning gutters is a task most homeowners can do themselves, it can be dangerous work. According to the Consumer Products Safety Commission, falls from ladders sent more than 240,000 Americans to hospital emergency rooms in 2009
”During a cleaning, a professional should remove of all debris from the roof, gutters and downspouts, while checking and repairing any loose gutter spikes.
The cost of gutter cleaning ranges from $75 to $225 for an average home, depending on the length of gutters, height of the home and scope of work. Most companies charge a flat fee per foot of gutter, but the cost can go up depending on the complexity of the work