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What Clogged Gutters Can Do to Your Home

Nobody enjoys spending an afternoon cleaning out clogged gutters, and most homeowners tend to put off this job. Unfortunately, the consequences of leaving your gutters clogged for too long are time-consuming and expensive to fix.

Your gutter system keeps water away from vulnerable areas of your home, like your walls and foundation. A clogged gutter does the opposite, forcing water to flow down the outer walls of your home and into your foundations. Constant water accumulation will start to eat away at your home, causing structural issues as well as unsightly mold growth and discoloration.

So before you put off your twice-yearly gutter cleaning again, consider the kinds of damage clogged gutters can cause and decide which issues are easier to fix.

Roof Leaks

If you have a clogged gutter, any water on your roof will have nowhere to go. While most of the water will spill out over the clogged gutter, you’ll still have some that remains on your roof. If you have several days of continuous rain, standing water will accumulate, resulting in roof leaks.

If you notice any discoloration on your ceiling or have annoying drips that indicate a roof leak, take a look at your gutters first. It’s possible you can address the issue before permanent structural damage occurs.

Lowered Roof Lifespan

A correctly maintained roof can last for decades, but standing water and water damage can cut that time in half. Replacing a roof is an extremely expensive project, especially compared to regular gutter cleaning.

Mold Growth

Mold needs two things to grow: water and heat. If your gutters are clogged enough to cause issues with standing water, you’ll start to notice mold growth as well. Mold can grow anywhere, though it prefers organic substrates like wood and drywall.

Not only is mold unsightly and smelly, but it potentially may cause health issues. Spores can trigger allergies, asthma attacks, and skin irritation, and certain mold strains are toxic to humans.

Compromised Foundation

Most homeowners assume that their foundation is solid and reliable. While this is often the case, continuous water exposure due to clogged gutters can eventually weaken your foundation and put the stability of your home at risk.

Compromised foundations aren’t just a safety risk; they also affect your home’s value. Nobody wants to buy a house with a damaged foundation, because foundation repairs are extremely costly and time-consuming.

Damaged Yard and Landscaping

Most landscapers design a yard with the positions of gutter downpipes in mind. When your gutter or down-pipe gets clogged, the water can spill out from the sides and damage sensitive plants. You may also notice water accumulation in your yard. This excess water can kill your grass, significantly cutting into the curb appeal of your home.

Cleaning out your gutters can be a huge chore. Why not let the professionals at Curb Appeal Power Clean take care of your gutter cleaning in Los Angeles for you? Give us a call today and find out why we’re the best exterior cleaners in the LA area.

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21:14 21 Oct 20
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19:11 05 Jul 20
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17:17 07 Jun 20
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02:15 08 May 20
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20:17 01 May 20
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06:34 01 May 20
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23:21 24 Apr 20
Michael and his crew our very professional. They did an outstanding job on my home. I would recommend them to anyone who needs the outside of their home cleaned. I was very impressed with their service. I will hire them again in the future.
Jamie Pacheco
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16:54 10 Apr 20
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03:40 04 Apr 20
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Josh Rader
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17:37 18 Mar 20
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01:22 14 Mar 20
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18:04 13 Mar 20
Excellent service from beginning to end,, including, constant and clear communication, timely arrival, quality delivery, provided value-added observations that a home-owner would want to know and timely electronic receipts. It was a pleasure working with Curb Appeal; I had them clean the gutters and plan to have Curb Appeal back to wash the windows in the next two weeks.
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23:20 03 Mar 20
Impressive job!  The crews took pictures of solar panels before and after the cleaning. I have been cleaning the solar panels annually for the past ten years with different companies, and the Curb Appeal Power Clean is the TOPS. I will continue to contact them again for periodically cleaning.
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18:14 03 Mar 20
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15:43 25 Feb 20
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22:09 03 Feb 20
Michael responds quickly and is easy to work with. Great experience.
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04:38 31 Jan 20
Very professional and responsive from beginning to end. They were easy to schedule with, provided a detailed estimate, and were happy to work with me when I wanted to add a few services the day before. They arrived right on time and did an amazing job. Our solar panels and windows are sparkling, they cleared out our seriously gross gutters, and even managed to wash dried fruit droppings from our neighbors’ tree off of our back wall and out of our artificial turf. Lovely!
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Alicia Hancock
21:47 24 Jan 20
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01:50 07 Dec 19
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Simon N
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18:05 02 Dec 19
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21:22 06 Nov 19
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00:27 23 Oct 19
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15:46 17 Oct 19
Job well done! House cleaned thoroughly inside out. Mike and Jose both very professional and friendly. Highly recommend them!
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19:06 16 Oct 19
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23:02 15 Oct 19
The guys were professional and thorough. I will hire them again.
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21:16 11 Oct 19
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21:59 12 Aug 19
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