Fall is on the horizon, which means it’s time for cooler temperatures, pumpkin spice lattes, and plenty of falling leaves. What people might not think about during fall is their guttering. However, fall is the best time for you to get your guttering under control. There are many risk factors that can befall your gutters if you aren’t proactive, so getting ahead of the game, and getting them cleaned is a necessity. Here are some reasons your guttering needs to get cleaned during the fall.
Clogged Guttering Harms Your House
Clogged gutters are some of the worst things that can befall your house. The reason is because it costs much more to repair your gutters than it would cost to maintain them if you were cleaning them regularly. By cleaning your gutters before things get out of hand, you can save a lot of time and money in the long run.
You Need to Remove All of the Summer Storm Debris
If you didn’t clean your guttering prior to the start of fall, now is the time to get it done. You need to make haste because you need to clean out your gutters before the leaves start to fall and clog them. Summer storms can bring a significant amount of rainfall and debris to your gutters, and you don’t want these storms to cause damage if you can prevent it.
Repairs Won’t Be As Devastating
If you maintain your guttering regularly, you’re far less likely to need a serious repair down the road. Also, since you likely won’t have big repairs needed, it will take less time to get any repairs you need finished. This will give you the necessary time to get your guttering in good shape before the leaves start falling and weighing down your gutters. If there is too much weight to handle, your gutters could fall, which will take a lot more time and money to remedy than if you had kept the weight on them to a minimum from the start.
Handling the Fall Leaves
Gutters can only do their job if you let water run through them. If you allow leaves to pile up, water can’t flow through your guttering like it normally would. This can cause pools of water to gather around your house, which can lead to flooding if you don’t address the problem quickly. You can avoid a catastrophe like this from occurring if you take action and get your guttering cleaned ahead of time.
Put JC Services In Your Corner
If you need a roofing, siding, or guttering job done, then JC Services is perfect for your needs. With our expertise, we can offer dependable service anywhere in Anne Arundel County and its surrounding areas. We work with many different affiliates, including JamesHardie, Anderson AW, Owens Corning, GAF, CertainTeed, and Velux Skylights, to make sure you get the highest quality service possible.