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How to clean out gutters
14th November, 2013
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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.

 

Step 1: 

Remove gutter covers if you have them.

 

Step 2:

Put on a pair of gloves and scoop out the debris inside with a trowel or your hands.

 

Step 3:

Flush out the gutters. 

 

Step 4:

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.

 

Step 5:

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.

 

 

 

 

 

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