In order to avoid issues caused by clogged gutters, it is important to clean your gutters at least once a year.
Not sure when you last cleaned them or if they need cleaning? Well here are some things to watch for:
10 Signs that your gutters need cleaning:
Sign 1: Overflowing Water
Water is overflowing and not flowing through the gutter and into the downpipe when it rains or you try flushing it with water.
Sign 2: Dripping Water
Water is dripping along the gutters due to clogs or you see leaks when you flush your gutters with a garden hose.
Sign 3: Ice Dams
Ice dams in the winter.
Sign 4: Bulges & Sags
You can see bulges or sags in your gutters or downspouts.
Sign 5: Plants
Plants are growing in your gutters.
Sign 6: Waterfalls
Downspouts are spraying out a waterfall when it rains rather than water flowing through them.
Sign 7: Water Is Where It Shouldn’t Be
You notice water around the foundation of your home or signs of water damage inside your home.
Sign 8: Stain Marks
Stain marks on your siding.
Sign 9: Animals
Birds and other animals are nesting in your gutters or you can hear them walking on the roof.
Sign 10: Can’t Remember
You can’t remember the last time you cleaned your gutters.
For tips on how to clean your gutters, check out our blog, “Tips on How to Clean Gutters and Downspouts“.
If you don’t have the proper tools to clean your gutters on your own or prefer not to, we offer a residential gutter cleaning service in Calgary, Okotoks, Chestermere and Dewinton. Learn more about this service here.
Contact us for more information or to request a quote.
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