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Preventative Gutter Maintenance on Richmond Heights Homes

8/2/2019 (Permalink)

It’s a fact...everyone hates to clean their gutters. It’s a hassle, it’s time consuming, it’s messy... and it’s just plain gross up there! SERVPRO of Beachwood and Cleveland Northeast want to encourage you to inspect, clean and repair them regularly! Doing this simple task could seriously save your Cuyahoga Heights home!

The purpose of your gutter system is to move water away from your roof and divert water from your entire structure. But did you know a properly maintained and repaired gutter system can help prevent water damage inside your home?

Leaves, pine needles, sticks and yes, even the occasion small, expired rodent can get trapped in your gutters. All of this debris will decompose and leave your gutters venerable to clogging and/or overflowing with any amount of significant rain fall. SERVPRO of Beachwood and Cleveland Northeast knows Northeast Cleveland has its fair share of rainstorms, therefore; it is necessary to keep your gutters maintained and clean.

If your gutters are clogged or overflowing instead of draining properly, you have an issue. The rainwater is not moving as intended. But where does this water go? The unfortunate and most common answer is inside your Pepper Pike home.  Once your facia boards are compromised, the rainwater may enter your home and cause considerable damage to your attic, ceilings, interior walls, floors, furniture and yes, even to your most beloved possessions. Your basement could even become flooded if there are cracks in the walls down below.

If you experience any water damage, make sure all family members, friends and pets are safe-first and foremost!!! If you need emergency safety assistance call 911.

Make sure to call your insurance company with your loss info and to let them know you choose to use the professionals at SERVPRO of Beachwood/Shaker Heights/Cleveland Heights and SERVPRO of South Euclid/Lyndhurst/Pepper Pike to assist you with the mitigation and restoration of water damage.  And If you wish to do a self- payment instead of making an insurance claim- we can do that too!

SERVPRO of Beachwood/Shaker Heights/Cleveland Heights and SERVPRO of South Euclid/Lyndhurst/Pepper Pike are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week for your convenience. Give us a call today with any questions you might have at 216-464-4498. We are always glad to help!

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