If you can’t remember the last time you cleaned out your gutters, you’re not alone. It’s a tough, dirty job that usually gets pushed down the list of “to do’s” around the house – especially if you’re not fond of heights. However, it’s actually a job that should be at the top of the list as it’s so important for the safety of your home and family. Today we will be discussing the top 3 reasons why regular gutter cleaning is so important.

FIRE RISK

We Australians know all too well the devastating effects of bush fires on our people and our flora and fauna. Gutters full of dry leaves, sticks and other debris can greatly increase the risk of a fire hazard to your home. Keep your family, neighbours and our flora and fauna safer by reducing the level of fire hazard with regular gutter cleaning.

FLOOD/ WATER DAMAGE RISK

During storm season, gutters full of debris can greatly increase the risk of flooding or water damage to your home. In a heavy downpour, if your gutters and downpipes are clogged with debris, the water will have nowhere else to go but inside your home.

ATTRACTS PESTS

Dirty gutters are an open and enticing invitation for a variety of pests to come to your home. From rats to mice, birds, insects, spiders and mosquitos, there are so many pests that are attracted to built up debris in gutters. Worst still, this could lead them to find a way into your roofing where they will create a nest and breed. Before you know it, you could have an infestation on your hands, requiring pest control and cleaning services.

But don’t fret! Kleen Genie are here to help you with your gutter cleaning needs. Get in touch with our friendly team today to request a free quote.