Spring is a time for rejuvenation, renewal, and growth. It’s also the perfect time to clean out your gutters after the winter months. Gutters are an essential part of any home’s drainage system, and neglecting them can lead to a host of problems like water damage, foundation issues, and pest infestations. Here are some tips to help you clean your gutters this spring.
1. Safety first
Before you start cleaning your gutters, it’s important to take some safety precautions. Make sure you have a sturdy ladder that’s properly positioned and never try to clean your gutters while standing on the roof. Use work gloves to protect your hands and wear eye protection to keep debris from getting in your eyes.
2. Remove debris
Once you’re up on the ladder, start by removing any debris that’s accumulated in your gutters. This can include leaves, twigs, dirt, and other debris that can … Read the rest