Gutter Cleaning Service

Houston Gutter Cleaning


The Inevitability of Rain Gutter Cleaning

Let’s confront it! No one truly wants to handle the problem of maintaining and cleaning their rain gutters. While you may not like gutter system cleaning, it is just one of the most necessary maintenance tasks for your house’s exterior. Without proper rain gutter cleaning a blocked gutter or downspout can certainly create critical damage to your home. Standing rainwater in your obstructed gutter channels is a favorable environment for insects and rodents. If water is not drained successfully, it can cause considerable harm to your home. Getting a qualified professional gutter cleaning company is an excellent way to stop this from occurring. When you choose a professional gutter cleaning company, they will come with a toolkit and ladder. Depending on how high your house is, extension ladders will be necessary. Additional tools to be used may include a trowel, bucket, blower, and hose. Safety glasses, gloves, and other safety gear are used to help protect the cleaner from debris and possible pests that could swarm around your home. Ultimately, hiring a gutter cleaning service will save you time, money, and stress.

Setting Up Equipment and Tools to Clean Downspouts and Gutters

Our professionals heed the highest safety standards in the gutter cleaning industry. While each gutter system cleaning project is different the tools used to perform most jobs are similar. Setting up ladders safely and correctly while avoiding any damage to the rain gutter system or landscaping is primarily essential. While many proficient technicians have the ability to handle ladder utilization appropriately without them, various types of ladder stabilizers are routinely used to help avoid both property damage and potential accidents. Especially large jobs require a number of ladder moves by experts. Properly attaching hoses to allow for the necessary reach without damaging surrounding shrubbery, plants, or flowers is crucial. If a pressure washer is to be used safely setting up that equipment is necessary. Added equipment may include work gloves, buckets, trash bags, screwdriver, hammer, and a plumber’s snake.

Rain Gutter and Downspout Inspection

We evaluate your total above-ground gutter system. Looking out for problem areas that may need particular attention we assess any obvious clogs in the channels and downspouts. We also take the time to notice missing screws, loose-fitting joints, and spots where your rain gutters may have noticeably pulled away from the fascia. Performing this examination allows the professional to correctly assess the exact issues with your gutter system, specific areas that may need attention, and to figure out the precise actions needed to ensure a correct functioning rain gutter system.

Eliminate Debris and Clogs in Gutters and Downspouts

After the inspection, the gutter cleaning pro will carefully set an extension ladder to gain access to the starting point of cleaning the gutters. Depending upon problem areas discovered during the evaluation, the professional may choose to remove obvious large obstructions first or may simply start at one end of the guttering working their way to a downspout. For two-story houses, most pros would prefer to clear the gutter system starting with the highest level and work their way downward. Durable work gloves, a garden or gutter trowel, and a bucket are very effective when cleaning the gutters. When especially persistent clogs are found the technician may decide to employ a plumber’s snake or high-pressure water to clear the obstruction. Finally, after getting rid of all the debris the gutter cleaner uses a low-pressure water hose to rinse the gutters and check for the proper performance of the whole gutter system. At this point, the technician might possibly have the opportunity to discover prospective problems with your gutter system that were not obvious before the cleaning. The cleaner will advise you of issues you should be on the lookout for over time.

Bag or Distribute Residual Gutter Debris

After the gutter system is checked, cleaned, and rinsed, the service technician will make sure that all residual debris is bagged appropriately for disposal. Alternatively, depending upon the quantity of debris collected and the type of landscaping on the property, the specialist may decide to disperse it into existing flower beds or gardens.