Now that the leaves are on the ground and winter will be knocking on your door soon, don't forget to add Gutter Cleaning Schedule to your to do list.
3 Reasons to clean your gutter soon.
Just some because there are many!
If the water doesn’t run well through gutters, it can drip down the side of the house, causing the siding to rot, stain and ice dams in the winter. The roof also can rot. This will cost you much more for repairs or even replace the siding or roofing.
If your gutter is clogged, the water overflows and pool along your home foundation. It will freeze and expand, causing severe cracks in your foundation walls.
Reason 3 :
The number one cause of water damage in basements is clogged gutters. When rainwater comes off your roof and has nowhere to go, it will find the path of least resistance. This is, usually, inside your soffits and siding all the way to the lowest point in the home, your basement.