The weather is getting cooler and the days are getting shorter. Chances are that your kids are already planning their Halloween costumes and you may be thinking of fall chores. Have you considered having fall gutter cleaning done? If not, it’s something you should consider, especially here in Massachusetts. Below are 5 benefits of fall gutter cleaning.
Fall Gutter Cleaning Prevents Home Damage
One of the biggest reasons why you want to have your gutters cleaned in the fall is because you don’t want your gutters to become clogged. Clogged gutters can damage your home. They can cause anything from damage to your foundation to damage to your roof. Cleaning is going to cost a lot less than home repairs.
Fall Gutter Cleaning Clears Away Debris
Do you know all of that debris that happened during the summer? Well, chances are that some of it has fallen into your gutters. You want to get rid of it before winter comes and causes more problems. All the debris and rainwater can cause damage to your gutters.
Fall Cleaning Can Find Damage
Having your gutters cleaned during the fall can help you with knowing what kind of gutter damage you have so that it can be fixed. Having your gutters fixed now will help you with avoiding problems during the winter. Winter can bring a whole lot of weight and stress to the gutters. Checking them out now during the fall helps to find problems.
Fall Gutter Cleaning can Tame Leaves
One thing that we are known for in Massachusetts is the beautiful leaves. But they’re only beautiful when they’re not clogging the gutters. You only will have functional gutters when the water’s flowing through them. One of the best ways that you can make sure that your gutters are working well is to make sure they’re free of leaves. When leaves are wet, they can weigh down your gutters and possibly damage your home’s fascia. When the flow is obstructed, it can make water pool around your home’s base.
Fall Cleaning can Protect Your Home & Foundation
Gutters will divert the water from the foundation. When there is water pooling at your home’s base, you might have damage to your foundation. You also might have a flooded basement. When your gutters are kept clear, these kinds of problems are prevented. In addition, you want to be sure that underground drains haven’t become clogged. A clogged drain underground also can make your yard flood and lead to water pooling around the foundation.
Not looking forward to getting up on the ladder to do your fall gutter cleaning yourself? Let us help! Contact us now for a quote.