Without proper maintenance, the rain gutter system on your home will not function properly. Many people think that this maintenance can be put off for long periods of time, but leaves and other debris build up, both clogging and damaging your rain gutter system.
Rain gutter cleaning should be performed regularly, at a time of the year that is prior to the rainy season in your area. If large amounts of water run through a clogged system, the system can become further obstructed, leaving you with costly damage and needed repairs. The consistent maintenance of your home rain gutter system will prevent potential major issues and make sure that your home is functioning properly.
The need for rain gutter cleaning is not always visible from the ground level. The lack of visible debris hanging out of your gutters is not a sign that there is nothing in them. Oftentimes rain and wind will fill your rain gutters with debris, leaving the only way to view it is by physically peering into the gutter. If your home has tall trees in the area, your rain gutters will definitely have leaves and other debris inside of them.