It’s spring, and pollen may not be the only thing to worry about this season. Indeed, spring may be harsh on your roofing and gutters. Thus, a gutter check-up and cleaning project to preserve your house from damages should be included in your list of home maintenance activities scheduled for this spring. Here’s how you can benefit from a gutter check-up:
Preparing for Spring Rains
Getting your gutters checked and cleaned would ensure you will not have to struggle with the consequences of clogged drainage whenever the rains arrive.
If the water is not adequately channeled away from home into a right gutter and drainage network, you wind up getting water in the foundation of your house.
This flooding can contribute to decay and could cost you a fortune. It is particularly frustrating. You may even find your basement swamped or your landscape disturbed.
Another issue with stagnant water is how it provides a spawning place for harmful insects like mosquitoes.
Avoid Any Unwelcome Visitors
You will discourage any stowaways from taking up residency throughout your rooftop by keeping your gutters clean and dry. Accurately, ants, squirrels and birds see congested drains as something of an opportunity to nest. Make sure you do not have some unwanted creatures attempting to interrupt your next outdoor party!
Preventing Growth of Molds
Debris cluttered inside your gutters can create standing water, which can eventually wind up on your roofing system and walls. This may contribute to mold growth. Besides being unsightly, spores from molds may also trigger and aggravate allergies and asthma.
Talk to Tedrick’s Roofing whenever you deem it’s time to replace your gutters. We are also experienced in roof repair, installation, replacement and maintenance. Give us a call at (206) 824-3440, or fill out our contact form for an estimate. We serve clients in Federal Way, WA.