The winter season comes with a lot of excess debris and weather conditions that are hazardous. During the winter season, gutter cleaning is very important. For gutters to perform properly, they should be clear of any debris or leaves etc. The following are some of the ways which you can take care of your gutters during the winter; Gutter covers help cut down the need for removing debris from gutters. Despite this, you should still perform regular inspections on the gutters. To do this, you can use a ladder, gloves, and a gutter scoop. Also inspect for any structural damage, check the water flow doesn’t form a pool and flow away from the house. Another thing to keep in mind is, if the water coming from the gutter is diverted into a rain barrel, then the downspout should be detached.