Frequently Asked Questions

Leaf Solution Pros has put together a handy list of FAQs to help provide information for common questions, if you do not see your question here please feel free to reach out to a member of our team for further clarification.


  • How often are you cleaning your gutters?

    Overflowing gutters are the number one cause of basement water problems and cracked foundations. Failing to maintain your gutters can become a costly repair to your home. At Leaf Solution Pros we offer gutter cleaning programs for semi-annual or annual cleanings.

  • Why should I clean my gutters?
    Gutter systems are designed to control the flow of water away from your home, preventing a list of problems. Here are the 5 most common issues.

    Flooded Basements – The number one cause of water damage in basements is clogged gutters. When rainwater comes off your roof and has nowhere to go, it will find the path of least resistance. This is, usually, inside your soffits and siding all the way to the lowest point in the home, your basement.
    Cracked Foundations – When water is allowed to settle around your home’s foundation and freezes it causes a condition called frost-heave. This can cause severe cracks to foundation walls.
    Insect breeding ground – Free standing water and debris filled gutters are a paradise for several species of insects. Mosquitoes, wood destroying insects, wasps, and even termites can live inside your gutters and find their way into your home.
    Rotten Wood – The result of moisture being trapped and cut off from air circulating to dry out the wood fascia around the house can destroy your home. The rotted area will quickly worsen if the gutters are not cleaned.
  • What Happens to the Debris?
    The debris we manage to scoop out of your gutter system is bagged and put on our truck or in your green waste bin; we dispose of it so you don’t have to worry.
  • How do Gutters get Clogged?
    In Ottawa along with many other cities in Canada gutters become clogged by leaves which fall twice a year. These leaves fall and accumulate on your gutters and with the combination of rain, snow and ice they decompose and become debris. Individuals that have had Gutter Cleaning performed know that during the summer seed pods and blossoms and done falling and they too clog the gutters as well as underground drains on the system. Small creatures such as birds and squirrels may build nests inside or behind your gutters.
  • How long does it take to Clean my Gutters?
    Depending on the size of your property or Home. In most cases we can be done within an hour or two. But, on some properties that are hard to access and many precautions need to be taken could take all day.
  • Should I Get Gutter Guards/Screens?
    Leaf Solutions Pros offers the latest gutter guard and screen technology which allow for your gutters to remain clear through the seasons. 
  • How do I know when my Gutters need Cleaning?
    After a certain amount of time or difficult conditions, your gutters will not run as smoothly as they did before, therefore they will not work properly. A good sign of this is water coming over the top, dripping water without it raining. These are obvious signs of a clogged gutter system but there are other signs that clearly aren’t as noticeable for that reason we recommend you have Gutter Cleaning done at least once a year if you do not have the latest gutter filtration technology.
  • Why Should I Hire You Instead of Cleaning them Myself?
    Gutter Cleaning should be performed by a professional for safety reasons. Every year, dozens of accidents are caused by attempts to unclog gutter systems by someone that does not have the experience required to perform such task. It is also cost-effective to have an expert do the job for you as you might damage the gutters to the point that it may cost you hundreds if not thousands of dollars to repair.

  • I cannot say enough good things about Leaf Solution Pros Gutter Installation Services. They were on time, polite, and respectful of our property. Their work exceeded our expectations. If you are in need of new gutters or cleaning, give them a call. I highly recommend them.

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