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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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