How often you need to have your gutters cleaned may depend on where you live and how many trees surround your house. All trees lose leaves and they can travel on the wind and often end up on a roof. They make their way into the gutters and can quickly clog the guttering.

If you live in an area that has trees or have a tree that overhangs your house, you should have your gutters cleaned twice a year. If you live in the city and trees aren’t a problem, you should have them cleaned at least once a year because they will still collect debris. Having gutters cleaned regularly will extend their life because leaves and debris in guttering can shorten the length of time guttering lasts. Flies and mosquitoes can breed in guttering, too, and having your gutters cleaned can reduce the number of flying pests on your property.