Do Clogged Gutters Damage Roofs?

Did you know unmaintained, clogged, overflowing gutters can actually cause damage to your home, especially your roof? When it comes to gutter systems, the main purpose is to direct water away from the roof and side of your home. In order to do so, it is important to properly maintain your gutters throughout the year. Today, Timberman Roofing is discussing gutters, why you should clean them, when you should clean them and how you should clean them. Got additional questions about gutters or roofing in general? Think you may need roofing services in the Florida Panhandle? Feel free to reach out, we would be happy to assist with any of your needs.

Why Clean My Gutters?

As mentioned above, the main job of your gutter system is to divert water away from the roof and side of your home or business. When gutters are not properly maintained and become clogged they cannot properly do their job, allowing water to pool back onto the roof of your home or business, causing damage.

When To Clean My Gutters?

We recommend checking your gutters regularly to check how much debris is building up. When you notice build up of twigs, leaves and other debris it is recommended to remove them. Be sure to check following storms as well, lots of debris tends to build up during them.

How To Clean My Gutters?

When you notice it is time to maintain and clean your gutters, we recommend using a ladder, hose and gloves to manually clear them. Be sure to use a safe and sturdy ladder and be careful. You can remove the debris using your hands and also wash debris out of the gutter system using the hose.

There are also professional service providers that can maintain and clean your gutters for you, this can be useful for certain homes or businesses that are harder to keep up with.

Schedule Florida Panhandle Gutter Services Today

Think your roof may have experienced damage due to your gutters? Interested in an inspection? Contact Timberman Roofing today to schedule your gutter or roofing services in the Florida Panhandle. Whether you need a new gutter system, repairs to your old one or some roof services, we can help.