When cleaning the gutters this spring or working on the roof in the summer, it is necessary to be safe. Accident prevention is simple. Ways to avoid personal injury and potential harm to others include using a ladder safely, wearing
Now that we’re heading into December, it’s time to get the gutters ready for the winter months ahead. A properly maintained gutter system can provide protection against water damage for as long as you own your home. To ensure your
Cleaning the gutters regularly, inspecting them for damage, and doing repairs as soon as possible are smart ways to maintain your gutter system. While most are preventable, the number one cause of home maintenance accidents is falling off a ladder.
If you plan to clean the gutters, chances are you will most likely be using a ladder. While it might not seem like a very dangerous undertaking, ladder accidents are more common than you might expect. And a small percentage
Cleaning the gutters seems straightforward enough – gunk collected in the gutter system has to be removed. Most people agree that when you have the right tools for the job it makes the task at hand easier and more manageable.
The nice weather is calling your name, enticing you into the backyard to sit on the deck and relax. But summertime is also when homeowners become motivated to get home maintenance stuff done. If checking the siding or cleaning the
Homeowners purchase a gutter guard or leaf protection system to keep debris out, cutting down on time spent on maintenance. Unfortunately, the prevailing myth is that gutters with gutter guards never have to be cleaned again. But no matter how
Cleaning the gutters is probably no one’s favourite chore. Yeah, that old joke…it’s a dirty job but somebody has to do it. But the longer debris sits in the gutter channel, decomposition reduces materials to a fine silt (or wet
Gutters and downspouts need to be regularly maintained in order to keep them working properly. You know you should clean the gutters at least once a year and make minor repairs ASAP, but you struggle to find the time. Many
While it’s getting more difficult to find the time to do the much dreaded gutter cleaning chore, it still seems like an unnecessary expense to hire someone when you’re perfectly capable. Regularly cleaning the gutters directly affects how well they