Gutters that are clogged with leaves and debris can cause lots of problems. By keeping them clear, you’re helping to protect your windows, doors, sides of the house and also the foundations from water damage. If you happen to have a basement, you’ll also be helping prevent flooding down there too.
Whilst you may want to use a professional to clean your gutters, doing the job yourself could save you a pretty penny. Research from Insulation Express found learning how to clean gutters yourself could make you a financial saving of £150 every time!
If your gutters are in need of a clean now autumn is in full-swing, just follow our guide to clear them…
If you see any of the below in or around your gutters, it’s time
- Water spilling over the sides of your gutters
- Sagging gutters
- Staining on exterior walls of house
- Plant growth
- Birds nesting in them