When you decide it’s time to clean your gutters you know that isn’t the coolest thing you can do around your home. Of course, it is dirty, but it will give you a great feeling when you know it is clean an your house will no longer suffer.
You should take into consideration the fact that your home will have trouble if you let the rotten leaves in your gutters, so better dirty your hands that clean with water and soap, than spending a lot of money in repairs.
Not only do your rain gutters protect your home’s landscaping and siding, but they also prevent damage to your home foundation. Thus, you should pay attention to the state of your household. All the bad things that could happen should be prevent with a little attention and carefulness.
When gutters fill with leaves, sticks and other debris, this can cause clogs and result in water creeping under the roof and sometimes, into the foundation. Clogged gutters can also lead to ice dams in the winter.
You should clean your gutters at a minimum of once a year. You should do it more often if you have overhanging trees and after a big storm.