As many homeowners don't experience problems with their gutters, they don't think about the maintenane until it's too late. The roof drainage system should be cleaned at least three times a year to remove the build-up of leaves, pine needles, silt and other debris. It's also veru omportant to check the gutters and downspouts before major storms come in and in the Fall when the leaves habe fallen from the trees. Gutter guards do not completely eliminate the needed checking of systems for problems.
The best time ti have a visual inspection of your gutter suystems is during a heavy rain storm, The rainwater should flow freely from the roof to the downspouts where it is collect