During autumn, there is definitely need to have a fully functioning gutter system. As such, you should pay close attention to them and look after them properly. The rain and dropping leaves may result in blockages leading to damp patches and leaks.The following tips will be of great help when looking after your gutters during this autumn. Checking out your gutters regularly is a sure way of keeping them in a good working condition. For safety and durability of newly installed or repaired and cleaned existing gutters, you can use guards made of mesh. With the presence of any debris in your gutters, they will not be able to perform their duty of carrying and draining water safely away from the roof. This debris can be removed by hand, a handheld blower or outdoor vacuums. The cleaning job is easier when conditions are a little dry.