- All rooftops and valleys to be cleared of branches, leaves and debris
- High-pressure vacuums and/or by hand removal
- All downspouts water tested
- Before and after digital photos
British Columbia is known for temperamental weather. Properties are designed to withstand rain, snow and any manner of poor weather. From snow in winter to rain fall through spring and summer, your property has to contend with a ton of moisture. No matter your property type, perimeter drains are important to the smooth running of your space – and that means gutters.
Eavestrough or gutters are designed to catch and carry moisture from rooftops, out and away from sensitive areas. This is great in theory but as clogs and blockages begin to form, water can’t move, leading to water damage, rot, mould and even pest infestations. Luckily, professional Chilliwack gutter cleaning can clear the clutter and keep things running smoothly.
Chilliwack Gutter Cleaning Services: An Important Part of Routine
It is easy to ignore gutters. These fixtures often do not get the attention that they deserve, whether it is because they are out of sight or just difficult to reach. The truth is that even a bit of neglect can lead to big problems around homes and commercial properties. Perimeter drains work hard but they are at the mercy of clutter, all year long.
The main culprit for gutter clogs is natural debris. Depending on the type of plant life around your property, owners can expect leaves, sticks, seed pods, pinecones and even needles. A light breeze, heavy rain fall and even a changing of the season can cut these items loose, leaving them to fall on rooftops and roll into open areas.
From here, bits of debris begin to layer over themselves, building blockages, often in open areas but in enclosed spaces and downspouts as well. Sitting water attracts pests, adds weight to your fixtures, and is a breeding ground for bacteria and rot. Excessive moisture can also soften materials, creating holes for water to soak down into. Servicing gutters at least once a year can help to prevent these worst-case scenarios from happening.
The Gorilla Approach to Gutter Cleaning
Traditionally, exterior cleaning methods are carried out by hand. Take this hands-on approach and then add a ladder and watch how quickly things go from safe to scary. Gorilla technicians approach every job with the right safety procedures to ensure a great result without any unnecessary risk.
Debris comes in all shapes and sizes, particularly throughout the Fraser Valley. It might be easy to remove the larger items, it is the smaller ones that can cause the most trouble. Sediment layers formed by dirt, dust, needles and other heavy debris are very difficult to remove by hand and this is where high-powered vacuums come into play.
Instead of focusing on one area, Gorillas offer well-rounded property care all over Chilliwack. Window cleaning, roof cleaning and pressure washing are all a part of the Gorilla roster of services.