When did you last clean your gutters? If you don’t remember, there’s a good chance it’s been a while. There are many benefits of clean gutters, and we are going to look at three of the top ones below.
Benefits of Clean Gutters 1 – Water Damage is Prevented
A lot of water can get into the house through cracks and crevices in your siding. Even though it might not seem like a huge deal in the beginning, the way that the trickle affects your house can cause extensive and serious water damage.
Clogged downspouts and gutters often push water through your roof. This also can happen when you didn’t maintain the gutters and ice dams formed.
Benefits of Clean Gutters 2 – You Protect Your Foundation
When your gutters are working the way that they should, it’s going to draw the water away from your foundation. But when your gutters are clogged and the water is spilling over the gutters because it doesn’t have any place to go, the water goes right there, and, over time, it can crack your foundation. So make sure that you are cleaning your gutters out so that the water flows the way it should.\
Benefits of Clean Gutters 3 – Pests are Kept Away
When you have clogged gutters, you may be attracting rodents and pests. This can be a very big health hazard to both your family and you. it also can lead to many other kinds of damage when you have problems with pests.
Making sure that your gutters are clean also will stop rot from happening. Rot is something that brings pests to your gutters. If you don’t clean your gutters regularly, you may find that you’re having a lot of problems with unwelcome guests.
These are three benefits of clean gutters. If you’re not good with heights and you want to have some help with cleaning your gutters, contact us for a quote. We are glad to help you out at a fair price. We’re also on Facebook.