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Posts Tagged: quick tip
Quick Tip 10: Going Up the Ladder
August 2nd, 2011

Not confident to go up the ladder yet to do the gutter cleaning? Have a companion to support the ladder with you to make sure it’s firmly placed on the ground. It also saves time as you don’t need to always go up and down.    

Posted in: Gutter Cleaning, Quick Tip, Safety

Quick Tip 9: Downspout Checking
July 28th, 2011

When paying someone to clean your gutters, make it clear with them if they’ll clean the downspouts as well. Some services don’t include cleaning the downspouts — a clean gutter isn’t enough obviously. Better yet, when cleaning the gutters yourself, run some water in it all the way to the downspouts to check for potential clogs. Just in case there are, you can disassemble the downspout or use a plumbing snake to push the debris…

Posted in: Gutter Cleaning, Gutter System, Quick Tip

Quick Tips 8: Roof Safety
July 26th, 2011

In cleaning gutters, especially when doing it from the roof — don’t just wear normal shoes. Do not hesitate to invest on work boots. They might cost more than the usual, but it’s best to be safe and prevent accidents.

Posted in: Gutter System, Quick Tip, Safety

Quick Tips 7: Steel Brushin'
July 14th, 2011

When patching gutter holes, use a steel brush at the affected part to make sure that the adhesive or the caulk will stick. No matter how good the product is, it’ll not be effective if not used properly.

Posted in: Gutter System, Quick Tip, Repair

Quick Tips 5: Gutter Cleaning Time
July 7th, 2011

Usually, cleaning gutters are recommended to be done twice a year. However, just saving time for another cleaning will mean a lot. Try to clean your gutters more than twice a year to make sure you won’t have that much serious issues with your gutter system.

Posted in: Gutter Cleaning, Gutter System, Quick Tip