Clogged Gutters

The #1 Reason to Avoid Clogged Gutters

The most important reason to avoid clogged gutters is to protect your home from water damage. This not only includes keeping water from entering your home, but also keeping exterior siding from staying wet and rotting due to constant moisture. Bugs and small animals also love to make their homes in gutters when there’s adequate debris. In fact, they may actually bring debris to your gutters for nesting materials.


When gutters are clogged you’ll likely have water spilling out of the gutters. This water may run down the side of your home or over the gutters onto the ground which splashes up onto the home’s foundation and siding and can cause damage. In more serious situations, especially in winter, water backs up and freezes causing ice dams which can lead to water coming inside the home ruining walls, flooring and possessions.

Most of my customers have their gutters cleaned 1-2 times per year. You’ll likely end up with clogged gutters more quickly if there are many trees surrounding the home.

Yes, the ladder used is 28 feet long and can reach the gutters on an average two and a half story house.

Both methods may be used depending on the amount of debris in the gutters and customer preference.

No. All landscape services requested can be on a pre-scheduled basis or they can they can be done on a per-call basis.

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