Between snow in the winter and rain in the shoulder seasons, gutters in Bend Oregon can get pretty clogged. Clogs lead to backups, and backups lead to expensive repairs.
At Maid In Central Oregon we are proud to offer thorough and professional gutter cleaning services for Bend and all of Central Oregon. Our company prides itself on providing reliable work at a reasonable price.
Your gutters are an important part of keeping moisture from rain and snowfall from entering your home. They collect water and funnel it to the downspouts which direct it away from the foundation of your home.
Clogs from leaves, pine cones, pine straw or other debris regularly gets stuck in the gutters and needs to be removed. If not, the water will eventually find it’s way into your home. And THAT means expensive repairs. The beautiful outdoors and trees that are the reason that so many people move to Bend are the biggest culprits in clogging your homes drainage system.
We carefully remove all limbs, straw, leaves, and whatever else we find to ensure that your houses gutter system performs the way it was designed.
Our gutter cleaning services include scooping out all of the debris from all the gutters and hauling it away. Then we test everything by running water through them to ensure there are no additional clogs in the downspouts.
Bend is prone to dramatic weather than can cause havoc with your roof if not properly addressed. Gutters that aren’t properly cleaned can lead to more accumulation of debris. This can lead to problems once the snow arrives. Ice can build up and cause expensive roof and interior repairs.
Cleaning your gutters on a regular basis can help reduce the risk of damage. Give our Bend gutter cleaning crew a call today for a free estimate. We also offer exterior window washing.
Why do your gutters get so dirty?
Particles and dirt get into the gutter from any number of sources. Unfortunately, you can’t stop everything. Even if you install gutter guards or covers your gutters will collect debris. Trees are the worst culprits for dirtying up your gutters, because the leaves and sticks can cause big obstructions and make a huge mess. In some cases, they will even release their seeds, which land in the dirt in gutters and begin to grow.
Houses with trees and tall shrubs close by will need more frequent gutter cleaning. You might need to do it as typically as four times a year, or once every 3 months. If you see any visible particles in the gutters or discover any leaks from an obstruction, it’s a smart idea to clean up those out as quickly as possible to prevent any issues later on.
Besides locations with excessive amounts of trees, houses that are surrounded by a lot of dust will also need semi-frequent gutter cleaning. Dust develops a layer on the bottom of the guttering that can become heavy and may increase the number of leaks and cracks in the system. Silt and dirt sitting in the gutters shouldn’t be left long, so you have to go up and inspect the system 2-4 times a year.
The average house that doesn’t satisfy these conditions will usually require gutter cleaning twice per year, and potentially some spot cleaning if there’s a leak or obstruction found in between cleanings.
How does the weather impact gutter cleaning?
The kinds of seasons your location experiences and the possible weather conditions make a great deal of distinction when you’re discussing cleaning up gutters. Gutters are fantastic for capturing and relocating water, however if the water sits still against a blockage, there could be more issues in some seasons than in others.
Winter season and spring bring different concerns. If you dwell in an area that experiences freezing winters, you will have to clean your gutters well before it gets cold enough outside to produce ice. Water and moisture that are caught in the gutter system can quickly turn into ice that weighs too greatly on the gutters. The additional weight will make the rain gutter sag and sooner or later break, or it can break holes or fractures in the metal.
Spring, on the other hand, is typically the season with the most rains. Gutters that are too filthy won’t manage the rainfall all right to obtain water far from your house. Cleaning your gutters is essential to ensuring heavy rains don’t overrun your drainage system.
Any obstructions could indicate overflowing, leaky gutters that pour water all over instead of sending it to a safe drain location.
Maid In Central Oregon
1124 NW Portland Ave #1 Bend, OR 97701
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