Tag Archives: gutter cleaning

Spring Home Maintenance

Start your spring exterior maintenance plan by grabbing a pen and paper and taking a walk around the full perimeter of your home. Compile a list of any necessary repairs you discover. Breaking these tasks down later into categories and prioritizing them will make the list more manageable.

Trim Trees & Bushes

You need relatively clear access to your home’s exterior to complete most maintenance tasks. A good place to start is to trim back any trees and bushes from the side of the house and hanging over the roof, gutters, and power lines. Remember to give the same attention to any outbuildings, such as a detached garage or storage shed.

Read More >>

Gutter & Downspout Cleaning, Gutter Repair, Gutter Replacement

CleanGutters-SeattleContractorReferrals.png

How to Clean Rain Gutters & Downspouts

Gutters and downspouts should be kept clear of debris and properly diverting water away from your home. If you don’t mind working from a ladder, this is a job you can do on your own.

First clean out any lose debris using a scoop or simply by hand. Once clean, flush the gutters with a hose, checking for leaks at the seams. If you notice any leaks, thoroughly clean and dry the area before applying a quality outdoor caulk.

Read More >>