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5 Reasons Why You Should Not Clean Your Own Gutters

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The gutters and downspouts of a building serve a very important purpose. Rain, hail and melting snow run into the gutters and into the downpipes and when clear keep moisture from damaging your home. Winter, Spring, Summer and Fall gutters fill with dirt, debris, needles, twigs and leaves. Neglecting to clean them could result in damage to your home and it’s foundation. Regular maintenance keeps the gutters and downpipes clear and doing what they were designed to do.

Some homeowners attempt to do this by themselves without realizing how dangerous it can be. Listed below we look at 5 reasons you might want to leave this chore a Victoria BC gutter cleaning company.

  1. The ladder is unstable – It can’t be stressed enough that placing the ladder in a secure spot will prevent any possible harm to the homeowner. Improper placement of the ladder during cleaning could have the