Gutter Repair – When to Call a Pro?
It is well-established that your gutters are an extremely important part of your roofing system. When operating properly, they will drain water from your roof and direct it away from your home’s foundation. Sometimes, however, your gutters may need replacement, repairs, or maintenance. How can you decide between when you can finish the job on your own and when you need a professional to do the job?
One of the most common reasons maintenance is needed is clogged gutters. Leaves, dirt, and debris can clog up your gutters and cause them to overflow. Normally, this can be cleared by the homeowner. However, you should call a professional when there are clogs in your downspout that will not come out. Removing these clogs on your own could result in damage to the gutter system. Sometimes these clogs can even be caused by nesting animals, so it is a good bet to call a professional.
When making a large-scale repair or replacing your gutter system, always call a professional. These tasks can be dangerous, and they must be done correctly for water to drain properly. A professional will get the job done right and they have the experience needed to stay safe when making a repair or installation.
If you have any further questions for us, or if you would like to schedule a gutter repair or replacement, give us a call at (918) 558-ROOF (7663).