If you need your gutter cleaning Northampton has many companies providing this service. Most experts recommend that you should have your gutters cleaned a couple of times every year, once in the summer and once at the start of winter to remove leaves that may be in there. You can clean your gutters yourself, although it’s important to make sure you do a thorough job. Cleaning your gutters is important because regular cleaning will prevent them from becoming blocked by leaves, soil and other debris. An unblocked gutter is less likely to be appealing as a home to squirrels, mice and other pests. And if your gutters are blocked, it can mean that rainwater simply falls down the outside of the house, which not only stains the surface but can damage the home’s foundation. A simple yet essential task every homeowner should know about.