The blockage of gutters can happen quite quickly. A few leaves and pine needles can result in your gutters being completely clogged. When this is not addressed, the water will have nowhere to go and will begin to run over onto the ground. When your gutter system is not operating as it should, this water can cause major damage to your home in the long run.
The best periods of the year for you to clean your gutter and inspect the entire system is Spring and Fall. Hire a professional to do this for the best results. While you can do it on your own, a better result is guaranteed when you use an expert. They will be able to do a more in-depth cleaning and will be able to identify issues that must be addressed in your gutter system.