4 Reasons to Maintain your Guttering

Let’s face it, you’re probably not thinking about your guttering much throughout the day. It can be a case of ‘out of sight, out of mind’ – you don’t tend to stumble across your guttering. But, keeping your guttering clean and well-maintained is really important for its longevity and durability. And trust us, you’ll definitely be thinking about your guttering …

A Basic Guide to Gutter Cleaning

No one enjoys cleaning the gutters. However, in order to have a healthy and functional home cleaning the gutters is paramount. There are a number of services that are willing to perform this task on your behalf, however if you want to save yourself the expense of paying for the cleaning of your gutters, you can do it yourself. Please …

Gutter Cleaning Safety

Regular gutter cleaning is an important aspect of maintaining your home and should ideally be done at least twice a year by an experienced professional. However, it is always a good idea to conduct regular basic cleaning. As winter approaches snow and ice can have a devastating impact on your gutters and pipes (burst pipes and frozen gutters), it is …

Why Your Home Absolutely Needs Gutters

You may not spend a lot of time thinking about your gutters, but you can prevent costly repairs in the future if you understand how important they are to keeping your home safe, warm and secure. Gutters protect your home’s siding, doors, windows and foundation from water damage by funnelling rainwater off your roof and away from your home. This …

The Most Important Home Maintenance Tasks in January

Dark, cold and wet. January is seen by many people as a month to stay indoors and wrap up warm, but it’s actually the best month to run a maintenance check on your house. We’ve come up with the four most essential tasks you need to complete in January whilst you still have time-otherwise you’ll be living with these problems …

Prevent Your Gutters from Freezing This Winter

We all love a white Christmas- having snowball fights in the street, going sledging down a local hill with friends and family, snow makes winter truly festive. For home owners, though, it can be a bit of a nuisance. Whilst snowfall makes great fun to watch and play in, it also collects in your gutters, forming ice dams. Your home …

Why You Should Make Sure Your Gutters Are Clean for Winter

Cleaning your gutters is probably one of the least glamorous chores anyone will ever do, but regardless, it’s a job that must be done. Gutters are an essential part of your home that help to move water and debris away from your house to prevent mould and decay. If you suffer from a broken or clogged gutter, stagnant water can …

7 Living Beings that Have Been Found in Gutters

Many people have an ‘out of sight, out of mind’ approach to cleaning their gutters, often causing unnecessary damage to their home. Around the world, there have been reports of a variety of living beings living in neglected gutters, and at GutterArt, we felt we had to share this list of living things that have made gutters their home. Plant …

Common Gutter Problems and How to Fix them

The average life of an aluminium gutter is typically 20-30 years, and possibly longer, depending on factors such as the level of maintenance, the care you take when using ladders against them, and the general weather in the area of which your home is situated. Copper cutters will generally last up to 50 years and galvanised steel gutters around 20 …

5 improvements that’ll add value to your home

Whether you’re planning on putting your house on the market soon, planning for the future, or just looking to adapt your home for your growing family, there are a number of home improvements that can really add value to your property and make it a nicer place to live… New walls and gates: Kerb appeal is everything when you are buying …