Gutters are an integral part of a home’s drainage system. To do their job, they must be clear of leaves and debris. When gutters clog, drain outlets will dam up and rainwater will fill the gutters. Clogged gutters overflow and eventually pull loose. Many people believe cleaning the gutters is a once a year event, but it is highly dependent on where your home is located that determines the frequency of cleaning its gutters. In many parts of Canberra, it is not sufficient, particularly at this time of year, where deciduous trees have their leaves fall off to avoid the adverse weather conditions that come with Winter.
So here are a few handy tips to help make this task easier:
Here’s what is inside the recommended gutter cleaning tool kit.
Hard bristled broom and hand brush – To sweep up dirt and debris.
It is important to note, if you are uncomfortable with working at heights, we strongly recommend you engage with a professional to do the task for you. Ray White recommends Inline Maintenance, give Mark a call on 0405 420 858.