Clean & Free Flowing Gutters Help Prevent Flooding
Avoid Unwanted Property Damage with Clean Gutters.
Worry-Free Gutter Cleaning
Do you know if your gutters are full of debris and stagnant water? Most people don’t and it’s out-of-sight/out-of-mind. It’s a problem that isn’t going away and doesn’t get better on its own. A clogged downspouts and gutters filled with debris can cause a variety of different water damages to your home. It can easily be prevented with regular gutter cleaning.
Your gutters are an integral part of your home’s building envelope and keeping your gutter fully-functional is an integral part of property maintenance. The purpose of your gutters is to channel away water from your home’s roof line and foundation. If your gutters are clogged, it causes the water to overflow. This can lead to expensive repairs. Stagnant water sitting in your gutters is a prime breeding ground for insects, like mosquitoes and ants. Roaches absolutely love it and they will eventually find their way into your house. An additional problem is that bug companies don’t spray insecticide in your gutters. Yay!
Some of you might be thinking that gutter cleaning is a simple task that you can do yourself, but it is actually a difficult and even dangerous task. It requires you to work on top of a ladder which is the number 1 cause of home-related injuries in the world. We clean gutters and use ladders the safest way possible. This is why gutter cleaning is best left in the hands of highly-trained and fully-insured professionals.
Due to the subtropical climate we have in the Lowcountry, our gutters need to be always fully functional. The best way to maintain your gutters is to get regular professional gutter cleaning at least twice a year. Pelican Exterior Washing is a locally-owned business based in Charleston, SC. We live here and have been doing this for 12 years. Pelican Exterior Washing provides Gutter Cleaning Service so our clients won’t have to worry when the forecast is cloudy!
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The Benefits of Gutter Cleaning
Prevent Damage and Erosion
A clogged gutter can overflow at every rainfall. This overflow can cause water to seep behind your home’s siding, speed up wood decay, damage paint, and even erode its foundation. Gutters filled with water are very heavy, so over time they may fall off of your house completely.
Prevent Basement Flooding
Overflowing gutters is one of the main reasons for basement flooding. This can destroy some valuable belongings that you keep inside your basement.
Improve Your Home’s Visual Appeal
Gutter cleaning requires working on top of a ladder or getting on the roof. We use the proper equipment and techniques and follow strict company safety guidelines to ensure no one gets hurt. Ladder work is very dangerous if done by an inexperienced individual. (It looks easy when you’re watching.) If not done properly, it can cause damages to your home or unwanted injuries.