How to clean out gutters14th November, 2013|
Cleaning out gutters is essential maintenance that needs to be done as without will inevitably cause problems such as leaking gutters, sagging gutters and damp to name a few. Below is an easy to follow 5 step guide to cleaning out your gutters.
Remove gutter covers if you have them.
Put on a pair of gloves and scoop out the debris inside with a trowel or your hands.
Flush out the gutters.
Check the down spouts for blockages by checking the flow of water from the gutters. If there are any blockages try using a power washer or by working the hose up and down the down spouts until clear.
Check the gutters and down spouts are firmly secured.
Maintenance Tip: Once the gutters have been cleaned it would good to consider fitting a gutter cover or guard to prevent leaves and debris building up in your gutters.