Regular gutter cleaning in an important aspect of home maintenance that can prevent damage to your roof, walls, foundation and beyond. Depending on your location and proximity to falling leaves and other debris, you may need to clean your gutters several times each year. Homeowners who have installed gutter guards will have less frequent gutter maintenance requirements, but small objects can still pass through the guards and warrant occasional cleaning.
With the arrival of the holiday season, many are probably itching to begin decorating with colorful lights. While those lights will undoubtedly add flair and make your home a real head turner, it is important to avoid damaging the roof during the process. Even the smallest hole through your shingles can leave behind an opportunity for water to work its way in and wreak havoc on the interior structures of your home. Fortunately, there are inexpensive and highly effective alternatives to staples available.