In most cases, gutter cleaning is is by far the most dangerous service a home owner can try to do themselves. Many times, homeowners do not do it correctly. Please don’t take offence but there is actually a science to getting the gutter system cleaned properly.
The most common mistakes a homeowner makes when providing this service themselves are:
- Not cleaning ALL the gutters thoroughly
- Not cleaning the downspouts
- Damaging the gutter system while cleaning
Dr Contractors cleans roughly 720 gutters a year here in Indiana and we believe this service should not be taken lightly. It is one of the most important services you can provide your home on a regular basis. There are two gutter cleaning seasons in Indiana, one in the spring and one in the fall.
Dr Contractors can easily set you up on our gutter cleaning list and regularly remind you when it’s time to clean the gutter system. Your home’s biggest enemy is water so we believe this service is in some cases the most important. The gutter systems main objective is to get water down from the roof and away from the home. It is strongly recommended to not take the risk of serious injury by trying to clean the gutter system yourself.
The cost for this service is pennies on the dollar compared to serious injury like a broken neck or back. It is also strongly recommended you have a professional gutter cleaning company provide this service, not the landscapers, or painters, or neighborhood friend. This service carries very distinctive insurance and workman’s compensation. If anyone other than a professional gutter cleaning company falls and gets hurt or even dies you risk losing your home at the very least.