Gutter Cleaning Services
Overflowing gutters are the number one cause of basement water problems and cracked foundations. Book your gutter cleaning with us today.GET A QUOTE IN 30 SECONDS
Our Process for Cleaning Gutters
Step 1 Checking for Debris:
We carefully inspect your gutters and downspouts, looking for any visible debris or obstructions. Using gloves, we remove loose debris by hand or with a small garden trowel. If needed, we employ a gutter scoop to gently loosen and remove stubborn debris without damaging the gutters.
Step 2: Cleaning and Flushing Out the Gutters
We use the appropriate equipment, such as a garden hose with a spray nozzle attachment. Starting from one end, we flush water through the gutters, directing it towards the downspouts to ensure proper flow. For more stubborn debris or clogs, we utilize a gutter cleaning wand or pressure washer on a safe and suitable setting. Throughout the process, we prioritize safety and follow manufacturer's instructions for equipment usage. That's our process in a nutshell. Regular maintenance is crucial to prevent clogs and maintain optimal water drainage from your roof. If you ever need professional assistance, we're here to help!
Our Gutter Cleaning Tools
Gutter Scoop: A gutter scoop is a specialized tool designed to help remove debris from gutters. It typically has a curved shape that allows it to fit inside the gutter and scoop out leaves, twigs, and other debris effectively.
Gutter Cleaning Wand: A gutter cleaning wand is an extension tool that connects to a garden hose. It features a curved or angled nozzle at the end, allowing you to spray water directly into the gutters to dislodge and flush out debris. Some wands may also have adjustable water pressure settings.
Pressure Washer: In certain situations and for suitable gutter types, professionals may use a pressure washer to clean gutters. With a low-pressure setting, a pressure washer can effectively remove stubborn debris and clogs. However, it's essential to exercise caution and follow safety guidelines when using a pressure washer.GET A QUOTE
Gutter Repairs and Roof Cleaning
A dirty roof can lead to leaks, damage to the roof and gutter clogging
Clogging: As debris from a dirty roof flows into the gutters, it can accumulate and form clogs. These clogs obstruct the flow of water through the gutters, causing water to overflow or pool. Clogged gutters can result in water damage to the roof, fascia, and even the foundation of your home.
Moisture and Rot: A dirty roof can retain moisture, especially if moss or algae growth is present. Excessive moisture can seep into the fascia, soffit, and roof structure. This moisture exposure can lead to rot, deterioration, and damage to these components, ultimately affecting the gutters that are attached to them.
Ice Dams: In colder climates, a dirty roof can contribute to the formation of ice dams. When debris blocks proper water drainage, melted snow or ice can accumulate along the roof's edge and freeze. These ice dams can prevent proper water flow into the gutters, leading to potential roof leaks and damage.
To ensure the optimal functioning of your gutters, it's essential to keep your roof clean and free from debris. Regular roof maintenance and gutter cleaning go hand in hand, as they both contribute to a healthy and efficient water drainage system.GET AN ONLINE QUOTE
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Frequently Asked Questions
If your gutters are broken, it is recommended to address the repairs before proceeding with a regular gutter cleaning. Broken gutters can cause safety issues during the cleaning process, they maybe unstable and be prone to further damage. Cleaning broken gutters may not yield the desired results. If the gutters are damaged, such as having cracks, holes, or disconnected sections, water and debris may not flow properly even after cleaning.
The duration of gutter cleaning can vary based on several factors, including the size of your home, the number of gutters, the amount of debris present, and the accessibility of the gutters.
As a general estimate, a standard gutter cleaning for an average-sized home typically takes anywhere from 1 to 3 hours. This time frame allows for a thorough inspection, removal of debris, and a final check to ensure the gutters are clear and flowing properly.
Yes we offer both roof and gutter cleaning. We recommend cleaning both your roof and gutters for optimal results.
The frequency of gutter cleaning depends on several factors, including the surrounding environment and the type of trees or foliage near your home. As a general guideline, it is recommended to clean your gutters at least twice a year
Clear access to the gutters by removing any obstacle
Secure pets indoors or in a safe area
Communicate specific concerns or instructions to the gutter cleaners.
Move outdoor furniture and decorations away from the work area.
Check for an accessible outdoor water source, if needed.