Gutter Cleaning is just a very dangerous task but if you follow some simple safety rules you can reduce the danger significantly.
Firstly, gutter cleaning is an essential part of one’s home’s maintenance routine. You need to clean or have your gutter’s cleared at the very least twice a year. This may prevent water damage caused by blocked gutters.
1.Make sure your ladder is established on level ground
2.Put the ladder up at least 3 rungs above the gutter you will undoubtedly be clearing.
3.Ask you to definitely hold the bottom of the ladder for added safety and to cut back the danger of ladder – slip.
4.Keep at the very least 3 points of contact on the ladder at all times. i.e. 2 feet and a hand or 2 hands and a foot.
5.Never lean off the ladder to achieve more than 0.5 metres to your left or right – move gutter cleaning London the ladder instead, it might take a couple of extra minutes but it’ll stop you safe in the long run.
N.B. If you will get a Ladder Mate system for underneath rung of one’s ladder that stops the ladder sliding out then all the better but needless to say this may not be possible as a result of expense, over £100 for a fresh one.
Work with a builders bucket and clear the gutters manually, moving the ladder along as you go, only trained professionals should use extendable poles as they require specific working at height skills.