Our professional team knows that gutters are an important part of a home as they catch the rainwater and channel it away from the walls. Blocked gutters can allow the water to cascade over the front of the gutters, or worse still, it can flow back over the eaves and into the house. Many leaking roofs are caused by blocked gutters and downpipes. Leaves are not the only things that can block up guttering; sludge from the dirt and dust that accumulates on every roof is washed into the gutter and can stay there if the rain is not heavy enough to carry it out. Mixed with leaves this makes an ideal media for seeds left by birds to germinate. Of course these plants may not continue to grow, but when they die they leave behind even more plant material in your gutters.