Gutter Cleaning Service

Birmingham Gutter Cleaning


The Necessity of Gutter Cleaning

Let’s face it! Not one person genuinely wants to address the inconvenience of cleaning their gutters and downspouts. While you may object to gutter cleaning, it is among the most significant maintenance duties for your house’s exterior. Without proper gutter system cleaning a clogged rain gutter can surely bring about serious damage to your residential property. Standing rainwater in your blocked rain gutters is an attractive habitat for bugs and rodents. If water is not drained efficiently, it can easily cause extensive harm to your property. Hiring a skilled gutter cleaning company is an outstanding way to help stop this from transpiring. When you work with a skilled professional gutter system cleaning service, they will show up with a toolkit and ladder. Depending upon how high your home is, extension ladders may be necessary. Additional tools chosen may include a trowel, bucket, blower, and hose. Safety glasses, gloves, and other protective equipment are used to help protect the cleaner from debris and possible pests that could swarm around your home. Ultimately, employing a gutter cleaning company will save you time, money, and worry.

Setting Up Equipment and Tools to Clean Gutters and Downspouts

Our technicians comply with the highest safety standards in the gutter cleaning industry. While each gutter cleaning task is different the tools used to perform most projects are similar. Setting up ladders safely and properly while preventing any damage to the rain gutter system or landscaping is especially important. While many competent service technicians are able to handle ladder utilization appropriately without them, different types of ladder stabilizers are commonly used to avoid both house damage and accidents. Especially large jobs require a number of ladder moves by technicians. Properly attaching hoses to allow for the needed reach without harming surrounding shrubbery, plants, or flowers is imperative. If a pressure washer is to be used safely setting up that equipment is important. Supplemental equipment may consist of work gloves, pails, trash bags, screwdriver, hammer, and a plumber’s snake.

Gutter and Downspout Assessment

We check out your complete above-ground rain gutter system. Searching for problem areas that may necessitate particular attention we evaluate any apparent impediments in the channels and downspouts. We also take the time to spot missing screws, loose-fitting joints, and areas where your gutters may have noticeably pulled away from the fascia. Performing this examination allows the professional technician to correctly assess the precise issues with your gutter system, specific areas that may need special attention, and to figure out the specific actions needed to guarantee a correctly functioning gutter system.

Eliminate Debris and Clogs in Gutters and Downspouts

Following the examination, the gutter cleaning expert will safely and securely set an extension ladder to access the starting point of cleaning the gutters. Depending upon problem areas found during the examination, the professional may select to remove obvious large blockages first or might simply start at one end of the guttering working their way to a downspout. For two-story homes, most technicians prefer to clean the gutter system beginning with the highest level and work their way downward. Durable work gloves, a garden or gutter scoop, and a bucket are extremely useful when cleaning the gutters. When particularly persistent obstructions are found the technician may decide to employ a plumber’s snake or high-pressure water to clear the obstruction. Finally, after eliminating all the debris the gutter cleaner uses a low-pressure water hose to rinse the gutters and check for the efficient performance of the entire gutter system. At this point, the professional might possibly have the opportunity to spot prospective problems with your guttering that were not noticeable before the cleaning. The technician will advise you of anything you should be on the lookout for over time.

Bag or Distribute Residual Gutter Debris

After the gutter system is examined, cleaned, and flushed, the specialist will ensure that all residual debris is bagged appropriately for disposal. Alternatively, depending upon the volume of debris collected and the type of landscaping on the property, the professional may elect to disperse it into existing flower beds or gardens.