Quick Tips 1: Gloves for Gutter Cleaning
June 21st, 2011
Parts of the gutter may have sharp edges, so it isn’t enough using your bare hands in picking up debris. Use gloves, particularly the thicker ones. Better to be safe than sorry!
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To Cover or Not To Cover?
June 20th, 2011
Keeping the pristine condition of your house is not as easy as washing the dishes, feeding your pets or keeping the plants watered everyday. Maintenance of a home comes in different aspects – from the paint, sanitation, plumbing and the foundation – those are just a few. It is easy to do the basics: cleaning, washing, sweeping and all, but there are just a number of “maintenance rituals” that a house shouldn’t be neglected of….
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Molds and Spore Invasion
June 8th, 2011
If regular checks and cleaning are done, maintenance of gutters will be a breeze. Cleaning the debris and flushing them out may look like the job’s done, but it’s actually just a part of it. Aside from the usual things you clean up, there’s also molds and spores that might give that naturally aged look, but it can also be a safety concern. Molds grow almost anywhere as long as it’s somewhere warm, damp and…
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June 6th, 2011
Ice sculptures may look nice and cute, especially when it’s sculpted into good-looking figures and shapes. However, imagine that on a roof. Nature’s “impromptu” creation resting on the very edges of your roof, forming a big dam of ice and even spikes below. Why and how does this happen? How can we prevent this as much as possible? The gutter system is an unwilling victim to ice dams. In normal weather, a good gutter system…
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June 3rd, 2011
As we all know, gutters make sure that the house doesn’t get soaked with water and pile up with debris. A freshly-installed gutter system can work so well that even the owner will enjoy sudden rains and the sound water makes while passing the downspouts. Soil erosion around the house is prevented as long as the gutters are working well. When the gutter clean up time comes, it gets serious. For some, it’s a task…
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