Why Is Rain Gutter Cleaning So Important?

Living on the East Coast one thing is for certain at one point or another it is going to rain, and it is going to rain a lot. All that rain and moisture can cause damage and wear and tear on your home, especially if it is not collected and diverted away from it. Damages that rainwater can cause to a home include rot, erosion, mold, and mildew issues. The best way to prevent these types of problems is to make sure that gutters and downspouts are installed on your home and that they are properly maintained so that they can do their job.

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, 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. Dirty gutters also make nice homes for pests, rodents, mold and honeycombs from bee infestations.

If you let gutter cleaning go by the wayside, it can cost you hundreds or thousands of dollars

How often should they be cleaned?

It depends largely on where you live and, most importantly, how many trees are in your yard. Its recommends having gutters maintained in the spring and fall.

Do the job yourself or hire a professional?

Now that you know why it’s important to keep you rain gutters clean, the question is to do it yourself or to leave it to a professional? We say leave it to the professional because we care about your safety and trying to clean or repair rain gutters yourself can be dangerous. Give us a call at 786.859.6191, we at “Detail Rain Gutters” we’d be happy to help you and care of your rain gutters for you.