Having a gutter cleaning maintenance program to remove debris and leaves to minimize damage to your home and buildings.

March 1, 2017

Badly maintained spouting system slows the flow of rainwater which leads to overflowing gutters, which in turn can lead to deterioration of your roof, walls, foundation and landscape.

 

 

 

Neglected gutters filled with sticks leaves and other debris can cause extensive damage to your roofs and also the interior and exterior of your building. Clogged spouting could also make a good nesting ground for:

 

  • Mould

  • Pests

  • Or even honeycombs from bee infestations

 

If you let gutter cleaning slip your mind, it may cause an expensive repair bill of hundreds or even thousands of dollars

 

Spouting left an attended can harbor insects and other critters therefore can become a ticking time bomb.

 

How often should they be cleaned?

 

Depending on the location and trees surrounding the property, recommends having gutters maintained in the spring and fall.

 

 I recommend people calling me in the fall when all of their leaves are down or almost down. In the springtime, maple trees get those little helicopters that go everywhere, including into your gutter.

 

Professional down-pipe cleans are equally important as these can restrict the rainwater flow which can cause them to back up and overflow, also causing extensive harm to your property.

 

Judgement of the clearing of the spouting and downspouts are based on how often the leaves fall and the type of leaves.

 

Gutter Maintenance schedules should be based on environment ie evergreen or deciduous plants and trees can play an important factor and you may require your spouting to be cleared every 6 (six) months.

 

A MegaVac professional will be happy to guide you to arrange a non-obligation plan which will benefit you to the fullest.

 

Cleaning your gutters of leaves and other debris once or twice a year will protect your home from water damage.

 

Although cleaning gutters is a task most homeowners can do themselves, it can be dangerous work. According to Statistics New Zealand 2011, there were more than 4,000 injuries caused by ladder fall around the home.

 

Why put yourself at risk of climbing a ladder when MegaVac uses specialized equipment working from the ground.

 

 

 

Before hiring someone to clean your gutters, check that they carry liability insurance and workers’ compensation insurance for any employees they bring to the job.

 

Contact us today for an  obligation free quote

 

022 682 1472

info@megavac.co.nz

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