When it comes to the myriad chores associated with maintaining a home, cleaning out the gutters probably ranks high on the list of undesirable tasks. It is an often messy if not gross task, and labor-intensive. However, despite the less-than-glamorous nature of cleaning the gutters it is essential to maintaining a well-run home. Gutters should be cleaned for a variety of reasons first and foremost it is a home and breeding ground for insects. Clogged gutters are often a method to cause water damage to home or stains on the roof. Clogged gutters can affect the landscape. In the long run cleaning a gutter can save money down the road.
- Gutter cleaning and maintenance is a necessary part of owning a home.
- Here are reasons why you should make sure that your gutters are kept clean.
- For example, clogged, damp gutters can host both insects and mold.
“Not doing proper gutter cleaning can lead to damp wet conditions that aren’t healthy.”