- on April 22, 2021
The usual expectations of people when cleaning or checking their gutters are mostly leaves, seeds, twigs and other random stuff from surroundings. However, there's another potential problem that's waiting – insects! Insects and other critters such as mice can use your gutters as a breeding ground -- even as a means of getting access inside your house. Bees and wasps will use your gutter space to build hives in it, and ants and termites will slowly chew through your fascia and soffits, then will penetrate your house. Here are some quick tips to protect your gutters and your house from ruin.