When I was growing up one of my least favorite chores was cleaning the gutters. It’s scary climbing a ladder and the disgusting things that you find up there can be haunting. That’s why most people put off cleaning their gutters. It’s a hassle and frankly, most of us have the “out of sight, out of mind” mentality. But the truth is the gutter is the life blood of your home. Continue reading "4 Ways Clogged Gutters Will Destroy Your Home"
Gutters are an important part of your home’s infrastructure – they’re the keystone to the survival of your home. They protect your home’s foundation by channeling water away from its base. They also prevent erosion. So not having gutters is not an option, but neither is having clogged ones. But cleaning gutters can be an annoying and dangerous task.
A lot of homeowners opt for gutter guards. Gutter guards are designed to keep debris and animals out of your gutters, while keeping the water flowing away from the house. We could spend several paragraphs debating which guard is best, but shouldn’t the real question be “Should I even get gutter guards?”Continue reading "The Truth About Gutter Guards"
A surprising amount of people are hospitalized each month after taking a tumble from the top rung of a ladder. These people are typically ardent DIYers who refused to call an expert window cleaning team. This is a common mistake people make, and one that is easy to understand; after all, window cleaning doesn't look that difficult, and you can buy everything you need to make an amateur attempt at your local hardware store for a relatively small price.Continue reading "10 Ladder Safety Tips from Window Genie’s Expert Window Cleaning Team"