Gutter maintenance and why it's so important 

     There are few task around the house that homeowners dread more than cleaning those pesky gutters. If you live among a lot of trees you know your gutters can quickly clog up with leaves, twigs, algae as well as granules from your roof shingles.
     Ideally, gutters collect the rain runoff from your roof covering and direct it away from your homes foundation.  However, when the are obstructed they don't perform as they should and can overflow straight down causing that rain to collect onto your homes perimeter.
     If you fear heights and would just rather hire someone to clean your gutters, the average cost is $130- $290. However you decide to get them cleaned just remember that clean gutters are the first defense against moisture intrusion in your home.
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