Let’s face it, the weather is becoming more and more difficult to predict. It is summertime yet typhoons occur and destroy a lot of homes and lives. During rainy season, we need to make sure that our homes are protected because it could result into damage of property. Rain water could cause moisture and mold, this could be a huge threat not only to your property but also to family’s health. Thus, cleaning rain gutters and waterproofing Ottawa homes are necessary this rainy season. When it comes to cleaning rain gutters, always remember these simple steps:
- Clean up the debris like dry leaves which cause the rain gutters to clog. Make sure that you sit on the rooftop and clean it by using your hands to make sure that every piece of leaf is removed.
- Use high-pressure nozzle to wash-off the rain gutters. However, make sure that no debris is left so that it will not overflow.
- Gutter snake could be a very useful tool. It will help clear the downspouts from clog with the help of high-pressure nozzle.
- Hire professional service, if you think you will not be able to do a good job. The amount you will pay the professional service is just a fraction of the amount of costly repairs if you neglect to maintain the rain gutters of your home.