During the cold winter months, your home gets a beating from the elements. Cold wind, rain, snow, sleet, and hail beat down on your roof and walls and can cause havoc if not properly tended to. With so much riding on the your home's ability to keep out weather, it's important to make sure that your house is ready for the cold months ahead. This is usually referred to as winterizing your home. |
One of the most important parts of winterizing a home is making sure that your gutters or eavestroughs are clean and free of debris. Your eavestroughs play an important part in keeping your house watertight and protected from bad weather. Without eavestroughs, water and ice would collect on your roof, puddle, and cause serious damage. It might even drip down to your foundation and cause serious problems there. Your home needs your roof's drainage system in order to channel water off your roof and away from your home. Leaves and debris that collect in your eavestroughs and downspouts prevent the drainage system from working correctly. However, getting up on your roof every year can be dangerous. Instead of doing the dirty work yourself, it's often better to hire a company that specializes in the cleaning, inspection, and maintenance of roofs and drainage systems to take care of the job. This should be done at least once a year, particularly in the autumn as you prepare your home for the rough months ahead. Call ahead to make your appointment to get your eavestroughs cleaned out and ready to go.
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