Cleaning the gutters is one of the most dreaded projects among homeowners, however, it is also one of the most important cleaning jobs around the house. Pending on the area, your surroundings, and the time of year, gutters can easily become clogged with leaves, pine needles, oak tassels, asphalt, other singles debris as well as become a designated nesting area that then can harbor possible infestations. The potential of stagnant water is now amplified and thus has created a breeding area for mosquitoes and other pests. In addition, during the winter months clogged gutters can lead to dangerous icicles as well as potential water damming which can force melting water back under your roof and then lead to a possible roof leak. Luckily there is an easy way to avoid all of these scenarios, gutter covers!
Save Time & Money
Installing gutter covers is one of the simplest and most effective ways to avoid debris from building up and causing potential system clogging. Not only does this protect your gutters and their draining systems, but it can also help protect your roof from potential water leaks or damage. With the help of gutter covers your clogs are a thing of the past and the time it normally takes to clean your gutters can be spent doing more enjoyable things around the house.
While you will still have to brush off debris from the tops of the gutter covers on occasion, this task will not only be less frequent, but also much faster than the tradition gutters cleanings. Another bonus when it comes time to give your gutter guards a quick cleaning is that your guards will simply needs a quick sweep or wipe down vs. the traditional clogged gutters that are a wet soppy mess.
The current average cost to hire a team of professionals to clean your gutters is $157, with an average work time of 60 minutes. This is done a minimum of twice a year, however, in areas that see more debris, this can be as frequent as bi-monthly. By choosing to install gutter covers you are saving more than $300 a year, protecting your roof from potential water damage and leaks, as well as preventing potential pest infestations, and so much more.
To learn more about gutter covers, how they can benefit your home, or for any questions regarding gutters covers and their functionality, please contact one of our experts at Nordic Home Solutions at any time.