Gutter cleaning is just one of those things that's never thought about but it's a must do. A lot of us only need to pay a fast, cheaply to have it done and over with. While drain cleaning in itself is rather a non-technical job, access into the gutters can be quite technical and dangerous. It's very important to make educated decisions in hiring a service to perform the job. Here are some excellent hints that will help you find one.
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Make sure that they are insured! Taking their word for it isn't enough. Ask a certificate directly from their insurance provider. Most states make it illegal to the contractor themselves to the hand of a certificate of insurance for gutter cleaning because of fraud.
Let us say gutter cleaner drops off your home and it's their own fault. They could sue you if they don't have insurance. It only requires the contractor a second to call the insurance company to get the email, email or fax you a certificate of insurance.
Ensure that you are insured! Most homeowners are guaranteed, but this will definitely save you some hassle if a service tech stated they're insured and they really are not. If they sue you, you will be covered.
Discover what associations they belong too. Most reputable companies are members of Better Business Bureau, Home Services Report, Chamber of Commerce, Home Services Review, as well as Angie's List. On these websites you can learn about their experience, how long they have been in business, customer testimonials and sometimes pricing.