There are many benefits to having your gutters cleaned by a professional.
Working on roofs can be dangerous, a professional gutter cleaning service is insured and legally allowed to work at height.
In addition, roof cleaning by a professional company is likely to be more thorough.
Work comes with a 12 month guarantee to give peace of mind that all has been done well.
A well-established gutter cleaning company is likely to have experience cleaning gutters of various types. As such, you can trust that they will be able to effectively clean your specific type of gutter. Furthermore, it is important to hire a gutter cleaning company that has a reputation for providing excellent customer service, and one of the indications of this is that they are much also more likely to have repeat customers.
Q: HOW LONG DOES IT TAKE?
On a good day between April and September, about one day. These are the best months to have your roof cleaned. The days are longer and the roof tiles dry quickly enough so they can be sealed on the same day.
Q: HOW IS IT DONE?
By pressure washing it, starting from the top and working downwards so no water gets up under the tiles and into the loft. This is the most effective way of cleaning the roof.
Q: WHY HAVE IT SEALED AFTERWARDS?
The sealer impregnates the outer layer of the clay tiles. This inhibits the possibility of roof lichen and moss taking hold and protects the tiles from the effects of “spalling” (moisture getting into the microporous holes in the clay, freezing in winter and cracking the outer layers of the tile) It won’t 100% prevent moss from taking hold again but it will retard it by many years. Most good quality sealers come with a 10 year guarantee. That means it’s guaranteed to protect the roof tiles for that long, not prevent the moss growing again.