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Home maintenance starts with clean gutter systems


Home maintenance starts with clean gutter systems. Controlling water on the exterior of the home is a key step toward a healthy home interior. Be sure to clean your roof gutters on a regular basis and consider installing a gutter guard system if you have trees near your roofline.

Water is one of the top destructive forces for buildings. Your roof, exterior walls, and drainage systems play a primary role in controlling the water and directing it away from the interior of the home, and just as importantly, the foundation of the home.

Cleaning gutters can be dangerous if you are not used to working on ladders, roofs, and near power lines. There are many companies that will handle this for you and gutter guards can significantly reduce the need for cleanings.

Watch this short video to learn more. https://youtu.be/XjN4HE_PWsU     Good home maintenance starts with clean gutter systems!

View a quarterly home maintenance checklist here https://evergreenpropertyinspectors.com/seasonal-home-maintenance-checklist/ and take care of the home that takes care of you!

Evergreen Property Inspectors is a member of ASHI, InterNACHI, and in the State of Illinois which has a licensing program we are properly licensed for home inspection and radon measurement services. Evergreen has inspectors living around the St. Louis area in Missouri and Illinois where we provide residential and commercial property inspections for clients looking to live or invest in our region. Contact us to book our services. Click on our Resources tab to view the standards of practice that our team follows.

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