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When do I clean my Roof Gutters?

How Do I Know When to Clean My Roof Gutters???

Three signs that your roof gutters need cleaning

If you are like most people you have been enjoying the clear skies of a late winter. Now that we have had our first strong rain you may have noticed that your gutters are not working as they should.

1.       Do you have water spilling over the rim of the gutter?

2.       Do you notice erosion below your gutters and down spouts?       

3.       Is water running down the outside of your downspouts?

Five reasons to clean your Roof gutters before the next rain.

Most of these symptoms are an easy fix. Failure to correct clogged gutters and downspouts can cause substantial damage to your home and landscape.

1.       Standing water in your gutters will cause rust do erode the metal and joints.

2.       The consistent weight of a full gutter will add stress to the roof and gutter attachment.

3.       Gutters full with water will cause water to come in contact with the wood beneath the shingles.…