Key Steps to Take to Get Your Gutters Ready for Summer

Key Steps to Take to Get Your Gutters Ready for Summer

With summer upon us, you want your home’s gutters to be in the best working order possible. Summer is one of the most beautiful times of the year with its amazing weather, but don’t forget about those summer showers. 

Are your home’s gutters ready for summer?

If your home’s gutters aren’t working properly, then you could be led down an expensive path of home repairs. The role gutters have is an essential one. They collect water from rain or snow that lands on your home’s roof and direct it away from the house’s structure. 

Without working gutters, this water could lead to mold or mildew growth, damages to doors, siding, and windows, and could cause serious foundation and flooding problems. 

Here’s our list of the key steps to take to prepare your house’s gutters for the summer. 

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Seven Warning Signs It's Time to Clean Your Gutters

Seven Warning Signs It’s Time to Clean Your Gutters

You don’t leave dust caked on your tabletops or mantelpieces, so why would you let your gutter get in a bad state? 

Gutter cleaning doesn’t have to be all doom and gloom when you realize how important gutters are to your home. 

So, what are the tell-tale signs it’s time to clean them out?  Next time you’re giving them a once-over, look out for these seven warning signs.

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Should I Buy Gutter Guards for My Home? This is What to Know

Should I Buy Gutter Guards for My Home? This is What to Know

Gutter guards cost between $4 and $12 per foot to install. This could cost you around $1,500 for a mid-sized house.

Folks may choose to install gutter guards for a number of reasons. They reduce the amount of maintenance required on your gutters. They may also protect against corrosion and help you avoid infestation. 

They are, however, a significant investment. Some believe they are not worth the cost.

Do gutter guards work for most homeowners? A lot depends on your unique situation. 

Let’s take a look.

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