Everyone loves to see the colors of the trees changing, but for homeowners, it is often with a pang of dread; we know that those leaves are going to need raking, and they will fill and clog our gutters. Gutter cleaning is a time-consuming and unpleasant task, and unless you have the proper equipment, it is also not very safe. Nevertheless, gutters are an essential system for the health of your home, and they must be cleaned.
One preventative solution for this is to install gutter guards. These plastic or metal screens sit overtop of the gutters, allowing water to enter but keeping out the leaves. There are many different brands and styles available, depending on the gutters you have on your home.
But if you don’t have gutter guards installed yet, chances are your gutters have a good number of leaves in them. These need to be cleaned out, because clogged gutters can cause a variety of serious problems:
- Roof and basement leaks
- Interior water damage
- Overloaded and sagging gutters
- Ice dams in winter
- Broken and falling gutters
Already equipped with ladders and safety equipment, painting contractors are in an ideal position to offer gutter-cleaning services and gutter guard installation. At Brennan’s Custom Painting, we take pride in taking good care of our customers. Because we have a great reputation for quality painting and carpentry services, our customers can have confidence that their homes are in good hands with us. We serve Burlington, Camden, Gloucester, Salem and Cumberland counties in New Jersey, as well as Philadelphia and northern Delaware.