Winter is coming
Winter is coming and it’s at this time of year that we will want to take a look at our guttering system on our property, if it’s your own home, office block or your country pub your gutters will need checking over to make sure they can last the winter safely. This will help to keep your property free from the damage that winter and a poor drainage system can bring. Your gutters are part of a system that helps to remove water and debris away from your roof and home. They help protect your home from damage by making sure water doesn’t settle and cause mould and decay.
Roof gutters are usually made up of a series of interconnected troughs. They help channel water away from the home and deposit it at a safe distance away from the home’s foundation into drains that safely channel the water away from your home. AJS gutter cleaning in Stoke on Trent can make sure that your homes guttering system is clean and fully operational, doing the job it’s supposed to do.
However, a broken or clogged gutter can result in backed up, stagnant water that can attract unwanted animals and insects and cause water damage to your home. It can ruin your home inside and out by allowing water to your walls, gutter cleaning will most definitely be the best preventative measure in avoiding any damage.
Reasons to get your gutters cleaned.
Let’s take a closer look at all the reasons why you absolutely can’t ignore gutter cleaning as the days get shorter and the weather gets cooler. Learn all about it in this guide to the importance of gutter cleaning before winter.
Water damage can cause major problems in your home. It can lead to mould and mildew and it can weaken your home’s foundation and walls. Consumer reports say that in wet regions, leader pipes should extend at least five feet from the home. You will need to check the entire gutter system seasonally for proper pitch and for clogs, corrosion, broken fasteners, and separation between connections and where gutters meet the fascia board, AJS gutter cleaning and maintenance offer all these services.
Although there is no rule that says you must us a professional to inspect your gutters, there are a lot of benefits to doing just that. If you don’t feel comfortable climbing up on a ladder and working far off the grounds then you don’t have to, you can leave all that to AJS gutter cleaning, also, a professional would likely spot things with his or her expert eye that you could miss. Water damage can start off as something really small but, something that looks like a small problem could actually extend deep and create a much larger problem. Also, by having your gutters professionally inspected, you can have whatever problems that are uncovered fixed that much faster because the professional is already there and involved with the project.
When should I have my gutters inspected?
It’s better to have you gutters inspected during the relatively mild days of autumn than during the winter when it’s cold and potentially icy. And you definitely don’t want to wait and have to call in a professional in the after an emergency has already started, it’s always better to hit these potential emergencies before they get too big, and too expensive. Also, some gutter professionals might offer winter specials as a way of encouraging you to get your gutters checked in the autumn. Give AJS gutter cleaning in Stoke on Trent a call for your free no obligation quote.
Get your gutters inspected early and often. It’s likely not the most glamorous thing you’ve ever done, but you’ll be so happy you did.