Category: gutter problems

Taking Care Of Your Gutters

Tips For Taking Care Of Your Gutters

Taking care of your rain gutters by having them regularly cleaned, inspected, and if needed repaired by a professional will help you to keep them working properly for as long as possible.  It’s easy to forget about your rain gutters, but if you do you are going to end up regretting it. Maybe not tomorrow,…
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Gutter Hooks: What Do They Do?

Gutter hooks sound like an integral piece of gutter installation, but they’re completely unrelated to normal gutter system functions. So, what is the job of a gutter hook, and are these pieces of equipment a good thing to have on your home? Installing Gutters Gutters are usually installed directly onto the wooden boards around the…
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Can You Clean Gutters With A Leaf Blower?

Cleaning out gutters is something that should be done regularly. While we always think of the ladder cleaning method as the other choice, there are numerous methods to clean out the gutters. One that’s not as common, but works just as well, is gutter cleaning with leaf blowers. A leaf blower or a shop vac…
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Why You Should Get Rid of the Nest in Gutters ASAP

Birds nest wherever they please, whether it’s in your trees or in your home’s gutters. No matter how you feel about birds, they don’t belong in your gutter and may cause serious issues if they do nest in gutters! You’ll want to remove the bird nest as soon as it’s possible, and take any measures…
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How to Prevent Snow Damage to Your Gutters

During the winter, ice and snow can cause a lot of trouble around your house, yard, and car. One thing it does pretty consistently is damage gutters. If it isn’t the ice dams making water overflow, it’s the heavy snow that weighs down gutters and eventually breaks them apart. What can you do to help…
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clogged gutters

What is the Easiest Way to Prevent Clogged Gutters?

What Gets Trapped in the Gutters? First off, it’s important to note that a lot of different things get trapped in your gutters. Clogs are not usually made up of one exclusive material, and will generally contain a mishmash of random things. A majority of materials you’ll find in the gutter will be organic materials,…
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What Happens if You Don’t Clean Your Dirty Gutters?

It’s time to start cleaning your gutters regularly, if you’re not doing it already. This is not a fun job by any stretch of the imagination, but it’s something that simply can’t be put off too long for fear of the consequences, small and large. And yes, there are a lot of things that can…
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Clogged Gutter

3 Problems Caused By Clogged Gutters

For many homeowners, the issue of clogged gutters isn’t often taken seriously. However, clogged gutters may develop into a huge problem which can drive the cost of roofing maintenance up, and also create a series of health hazards that may be difficult to deal with. For instance, some of the solid debris that has accumulated…
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