Falling leaves can clog your gutters, fast. Unaddressed, a clogged gutter can lead to roof leaks, basement flooding, and mold and mildew growth inside your home.
This helpful video from Realtor.com provides a step-by-step guide to cleaning your gutters, and a few tips and tricks to make it easier.
To get started, you’ll need a ladder, bucket, gutter scoop, garden hose and metal hanger. Once you have your supplies, the video will show you how to make quick work of this essential fall chore, and how to create a DIY gutter guard to make cleaning easier next time around.
If home maintenance issues are keeping you from enjoying Autumn fun, maybe it’s time for a change. Talk to Vanguard Realty Associates about a townhome, smaller home, or community where exterior maintenance is done for you.