Much has happened last season so you can expect your property to have accumulated a fair bit of damage from the harsh winter that battered Virginia. Spring, hailed as the period for rebirth, is deemed as the perfect time to get your property back into shape. With the season well on its way, it’s time to review your checklist and make sure that your home got all the pampering it deserves before spring fades into summer.
There are many home improvement options available to you, one of which entails checking out your gutters:
Gutters tend to bear the brunt of harsh winter weather, and come spring gutters are in need of inspection if not repair. Winter winds, snow and heavy rainfall can compromise the effectiveness of gutters, which can easily accumulate debris and detach from homes during winter storms. In addition, gutters sometimes develop leaks over the winter months. As a result, homeowners should conduct a careful inspection of their gutters come the spring, being sure to look for leaks while clearing the gutters of debris and reattaching gutters that might have become detached from the home on windy winter days and nights.
It would appear that gutters are but a mere part of the roof, so they’re easy to overlook when you’re considering home improvement projects. And maybe because yours are not giving you trouble, you went ahead with neglecting them for some time now. But your gutters deserve to get your attention because of the important role they play, so you might as well give them some care with the help of Peak Roofing Contractors, a Manassas VA gutters expert.
Fortunately, maintaining your gutters won’t require much time. Peak Roofing Contractors can even make it so that you’ll never have to think about cleaning them again by providing you with a gutter cover. With a cover, gutter openings are kept open, keeping away leaves, twigs, and other debris as well as discouraging birds, squirrels, and other small animals and pests to ‘reside’ on your roof. From among the Manassas VA siding contractors, you can trust the experience and credentials of Peak Roofing Contractors to work for your other home improvement needs: siding, windows and doors.
(Article Excerpt from Home Improvement Projects Perfect For Spring, South County Times, May 2, 2014)