How Often To Clean Gutters- 3 Simple Questions That Provide The Answer
Gutter and Roof Cleaning is Hardly a Sexy Topic...
I don't expect you to jump up and down at the opportunity to learn about it right here, right now, either. Spending time thinking about it is the last thing you want to do.
But Here's The Deal:
If you own a house, you most likely have to take care of your roof and gutter or you'll be in a world of hurt!
Luckily for you, I'm here to tell you exactly what you need to know and exactly what you need to do when it comes to scheduling your roof and gutter maintenance. By the end of this post you'll know how often you need to have it done and hopefully take away a few key questions to ask when hiring a gutter cleaning company.
I promise, this is not nearly as complicated as it sounds. If you're already worn down by the topic, and I honestly can't blame you for it, go ahead and see exactly how often to have your gutters cleaned. If it's the only thing you take away from this post you'll be in great shape :)
Now, Your Next Steps:
Asking how frequently you should have your gutters cleaned is a great question, and one that we've all asked ourselves at one point or another as homeowners. Let's be honest, pulling the aluminum ladder out of the garage right before spending half a Saturday scaling the side of your home doesn't really conjure up positive emotions.
You're not alone here! How about we look at a couple of key questions to determine how frequently you should have your service scheduled (or do it yourself for that matter)
You're probably wondering:
"How can 3 questions determine how frequently I need service?" The answer is pretty simple. It's not rocket science, we're talking about gutter and downspout cleaning and as long as you pay attention to a couple of key areas and acknowledge your environment and weather you'll be fine.
As a rule of thumb, you'll probably avoid the majority of issues with a cleaning schedule done twice per year. Spring and Fall would be a great place to start. Check out a couple of these sample gutter cleaning schedules we put together. Your circumstances might be different, but it should give you a good idea at least of a typical cleaning schedule.
Without further ado, here are the 3 questions for anyone asking themselves,
How Often Should I Clean Gutters?