With the arrival of spring comes spring cleaning. While most homeowners think of this as an indoor chore, the outside of your house needs plenty of attention, as well. In particular, gutters can get extremely messy over the winter. This leads to headaches and possible dangers if they aren’t cleaned properly. Today, we’ll give you a basic primer on what to watch out for when cleaning gutters and how to clean them safely.
Know What You’re Dealing With
Winter causes buildup of several natural materials in gutters. Homeowners who live in cold, snowy climates are especially vulnerable to messy gutters because the weather prevents them from getting outside for spot-cleaning. When tackling the gutters this spring, pay special attention to these common findings:
Since gutters are part of your roof and you may be moving heavy debris, it’s crucial to stay safe. Follow these guidelines:
If you’d rather not tackle these tasks on your own, Colorado Seamless Gutters offers several gutter cleaning maintenance plans to fit your needs. Contact us today to learn more.