Maintaining your gutters and downspouts is crucial if you want to keep your home in tip-top shape —especially in the PNW! I would argue that it’s the MOST important part of home ownership in this region. Don’t believe me? Keep on reading to see how putting off my gutter maintenance ended in DISASTER plus some tips and tricks to properly care for your gutters and downspouts so you can avoid my fate!
Oh, Portland. The city of overgrown gardens, plentiful downpours, and backyard chickens. And, rats.
Yep, like any major city – especially a port city with shipping traffic – Portland has a rat problem. And like most major cities around the country, the pandemic + less restaurant waste = more rats migrating towards homes.