During spring, 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 nasty storms may result in blockages leading to damp patches and leaks. For safety and durability of newly installed or repaired and cleaned existing gutters, you can use guards made of mesh. This will ensure they stay clean as well for a long time. Hence, you will worry less about dropping leaves and other debris. You will not need to carry out more maintenance practices than you should.