Sunday, November 28, 2010

Winter and Your Gutters... Prepare for Ice

Gutters Atlanta - Newspaper article talking about the serious damage ice can cause to your gutters and to your home. Get those gutters cleaned Atlanta!

This is the time of year to make sure all those fall leaves are out of your gutters and your downspouts are clog-free with no blockages. Clogs cause water to retain in your gutters..and that water turns to HEAVY ice in the winter.

The small cost of having your gutters professionally cleaned NOW can save major expense down the road.

The Sentinel-Standard news website has a great article talking about the danger of ice dams accumulating on your gutters this winter.  According to the article, "…ice accumulates at the lower edge of a sloped roof, usually at the gutter.  Once an ice dam forms, the potential water damage can be serious. ".  This article is absolutely correct – ice can cause serious damage to your gutters and to your home during the winter. 

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