Some people carry out their own gutter cleaning and repairs. If you own a ladder that can reach to your gutters, it must be very tempting to clean them yourself. But here are some reasons why you should hire a professional to do this work for you.
I have listed this reason as number one, as this is the primary reason why you should hire outside help to clean your system. Cleaning gutters can be a very hazardous job and this is especially the case if your home has two or more storeys. The process of climbing a ladder and reaching out to carry out the cleaning presents all sorts of potential problems to the person carrying out the work. Is it really worth risking your own personal safety just to save a little money? Our trained specialists take every precaution necessary when carrying out the job, to ensure their own safety and the safety of others. If you have a natural ‘knack’ for DIY then there are plenty of other low risk tasks you can throw yourself into around the home.
In terms of quality, you cannot put a price on doing the job properly and efficiently. Inspecting the gutter before starting the process is crucial to completing the job successfully and the inspection process involves a lot more than just looking in the gutter. Very few people not involved in the industry will know exactly what to look for when undertaking an inspection. We deploy the latest commercial equipment with all our jobs and this is specifically designed for the task at hand. Your existing system may be in a fragile state and an improper approach may cause damage that will cost hundreds of pounds to repair. It is safe to say that if you do not know what you are doing, on the job learning can be detrimental to the overall health of your installation.
The Easy Option
Ask yourself the question, how much is your time worth to you? What can take a trained specialist just under an hour, could take you most of the day. Why not take the easy option and let the professionals take care of it for you. We are here to take the hassle out of cleaning your gutters for a very modest price. Gives us a call and we’ll do the hard work for you.