• Jason Hawkins

Why It’s Important to Clean Gutters Regularly

It’s in your best interests to keep gutters clean and free from debris. This prevents damage to your home and costly repairs. However, it’s all too easy to let Gutter Cleaning slip down the list of chores that need doing. It’s rarely a favourite job, and can be dangerous and difficult. Before you know it your gutters have clocked up several years without so much as a cursory glance. However, gutters need cleaning regularly.

Why Do Gutters Need a Regular Clean?

Unfortunately here in Exeter & EastDevon with are subject to a rain and Combine this with autumn with our beautiful trees start dropping their leaves and being met with a blustery wind, everyone’s gutters are prone to get blockages.

The problem is that gutter blockages spell danger that regular gutter cleaning prevents. They can cause structural damage both internally and externally, and result in expensive repairs.

Whilst a one-off clean is great, unless you have a Gutter Cleaning / Clearance professional doing the job it’s likely that it will be done to the required standard.

Why Use Professional Gutter Cleaners?

Very few homeowners possess either the right tools or the right skills for a gutter cleaning task. Thinking that it is a simple case of climbing a ladder and emptying the debris in to a black sack is where the first problems lie. Why put your safety at risk even if you have a ladder which extends to gutter height, this is a dangerous position to put yourself in. Using a ladder can further damage your property for example a metal scraper in a plastic pipe, or by accidentally lodging the blockage further in to the pipe. At JH exterior Services we have the latest skyvac industrial Vacuum Cleaner which enable us to reach upto 4 storeys high and all from the safety of the ground and without risk to your property

Who Needs a Professional Gutter Clean?

In short, every property needs regularly cleaned gutters as part of their ongoing maintenance. For a homeowner it's important ensure an annual gutter clean, and a biannual gutter check, to ensure you’re ahead of the game and reduce the risk of damage to your property

So if you are thinking it's about time i had my gutters checked or cleaned then let us be your first point of contact, At we are always willing to offer help and advice

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