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01-07-2020 05:55 PM
looseone manually scoop it out, then do a final pass with a hose and spray nozel
08-30-2019 09:55 AM
menagetotal - Use a safe and secure ladder.
- Rake leaves and other debris off the rooftop first.
- Wear rubber-soled shoes when walking on the rooftop.
- Use a plastic gutter scooping tool.
- Wear gloves and proper eyewear.
08-27-2019 08:17 AM
Paul Fitzy Some of these tips are gems. Great post.
08-25-2019 02:54 AM
liezljayne Great Tips. THanks for the useful post.
12-02-2018 12:06 PM
kenneth12 Hi,
Informative tips of gutter cleaning.
Thanks.
01-31-2018 11:25 AM
Ultimate Roof Cleaning We only clean debris from 1-2 stories. It must be walkable so we can clean them all with leaf blowers. If not, we donít do it. But itís great to clean a 2 story in 30min and make $200.
01-31-2018 02:11 AM
momentum Hi kerry,
As a professional cleaner, I would say it depends on the gutters and the site of your home. Regular maintenance keeps your gutters functioning properly and can prevent water damage and keep your home looking nice. Cleaning your gutters at least twice a yearĖ once in the late spring and once in the late summer/early fall. Keep updating.
06-19-2017 01:58 AM
OptimalPrime Ive always just stuck with a pair of nitrile dipped gloves, a couple of 5 gallon pails, some rope to raise and lower them and a garden hose to flush. Also a rag in the back pocket to wipe down as needed. Keep it simple and avoid making a mess with a blower.
10-12-2016 01:17 AM
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09-21-2016 12:14 AM
Rickardo Easy tips to clean gutter:

Have a good extendable ladder
Use a plastic scoop to remove the gunk
After you have cleaned the muck you could flush the gutter with a garden hose.
03-19-2016 09:38 PM
kerry777 Hello guys I do my gutter clean outs by hand..
03-19-2016 09:35 PM
kerry777 Hello guys I do my gutter clean outs by hand...
03-15-2016 12:14 AM
kerry777
K&M Guttering

I use my hands to do my clean outs.. and take the downspouts apart to make sure they are not clogged www.gutterokc.com
03-15-2016 12:08 AM
kerry777
K&M Guttering

Gutter cleaning is very important.. For your gutters to work properly you must have them cleaned out.
02-04-2016 10:55 AM
Jclean Thanks everyone
02-01-2016 12:08 AM
Randall1022 Do not step in the valley of a roof while cleaning gutters. It will cause a leak.
01-29-2016 02:14 AM
Thomas.Chapman Cleaning the gutters in your house is one of the most important things to do, if you want to prevent water damages to your property and thus saving money from repairs. House owners must clean the gutters at least twice a year.
They should always wear proper equipment such as gloves, a dust mask, safety goggles and use a ladder.
12-28-2015 02:04 AM
robertmatheka I liked your thread that have shared on gutter cleaning.Really appreciable.Gutter cleaning is a task that needs to be on your list of annual house repairs and maintenance. There are many simpler tools that you can help to clean your gutters such a broom stick, a garden shovel and many more.Thanks for nice thread.
12-23-2015 06:40 AM
Nehs You mention the great things. Most of the people aware from this. This thing makes cleaning easier. To clean your gutters properly, you can also hire the professional gutter cleaners in your area to clean, repair or replace damaged parts of your roof. Gutter cleaning is done on time it is very important for home maintenance.
12-01-2015 06:12 AM
AshleyRogers Leaking Gutters: Clogged gutters are the number one cause of basement water problems. When gutters are clogged, roof water overflows and accumulates around the foundation. If this happens, basement leaks may be moments away.

Cracked Foundations: Clogged gutters can cause excess water against the foundation wall to weaken the footing and lead to foundation wall cracks. This is particularly true in the colder months when built-up water at the foundation freezes and causes a condition known as "frost-heave" which can cause severe cracks to foundation walls.

Gutter Cleaning Tips to Avoid Major RepairsRotten Wood: Water backing up from clogged gutters will cause moisture damage to the wood fascia around the house. The rotted area will quickly get worse if the leak is not eliminated by cleaning the gutters.

Leaking Roofs: In winter, ice dams can form on top of clogged gutters. Snow then builds up across the top of the clogged gutter and freezes. During the next thaw, water running off the roof is blocked by the frozen snow and backs up into the house. This can lead to major wall and ceiling damage.
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