Gutter Cleaning Tips For The Winter

All winters are not created equally…thank goodness.

Most of the time when we hear the word winter, we think of frigid temperatures and snowstorms. Luckily, here in South Carolina, winter isn’t so extreme. Here in the Midlands, we’re lucky if we see a few inches of snow a year. But that doesn’t mean you shouldn’t be prepared when it comes to gutter cleaning. Freezing temperatures can cause a variety of issues with your gutters. The excess debris in your gutters that was not cleaned prior to winter could result in a popsicle of debris within your gutter system. These issues are not always evident in the winter because your gutter is frozen, but once it thaws out problems could arise.

In addition to temperature, environmental changes during those seasons have a greater effect on the collection of debris in the gutter. If you missed cleaning gutters in the fall, you may have issues going into winter. It is important to use gutter cleaning tools to remove blockages from the gutters and downspout areas. If you don’t have these tools, it is recommended that you let a professional gutter cleaning company take care of your concerns.

Common Gutter Concerns During Winter

  • Snow sitting on top of your roof
  • Weight of ice in/on your gutters
  • Ice damming
  • Damages due to added weight from snow and ice
  • Winter storm damage

If you are having issues with your gutter during the winter, Anthony John Construction is here to help. We provide local gutter cleaning services to Lexington, Columbia, Irmo, and the surrounding areas. If you are looking for a top-rated gutter company, give us a call today at (803) 518-9873.