FAQs


FAQs

Q: WHY DO I NEED GUTTERS INSTALLED?

A: They prevent cellar flooding and many other types of water damage to your home. They also protect your beautiful flower beds and keep you dry when you enter and exit your home.

Q: WHY DO I NEED MY GUTTERS CLEANED?

A: Cleaning your gutters prevents water damage, cellar flooding, as well as fascia and soffit rot. It also deters birds, rodents, mosquitos and other pests from making their home in your gutters.gutterguts

Q: HOW OFTEN DO I NEED THEM CLEANED?

A: Gutters should be cleaned twice a year, once in the Spring and once in the Fall. If your lot is heavily wooded, consider adding a third annual cleaning.

Q: WHAT ARE ICE DAMS & HOW CAN I PREVENT THEM?

Ice dams can occur on roofs when snow and ice accumulate. As in the photo to the right, the snow and ice is melting on the main part of the roof over the living area because of the heat escaping. The portion of the roof over the eaves is still frozen due to the cold air below. As the water runs down the main roof it hits the frozen area at the eave and builds up. This water build-up, called ice dams, can make its way back up the roof and under the shingles.

TO LEARN HOW TO PREVENT THEM, CHECK OUT THIS ARTICLE

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