|What are we talking about?
||How long does it typically take to:
- Clean out debris and clean the gutter
- Stop drips.
||From 1 hr for simple access on a small
||Access, safe working, property size
|Questions to ask
||Size of property, access, are there extensions,
means accessing it, using a variety of tools
to remove the debris and often wiping down the outside. Most uPVC
gutters have a long life but can come unclipped and sometimes
suffer from deteriorated joint seals. Such minor repairs can be
undertaken whilst the gutter is cleaned. Cast iron gutters need
good maintenance and can need joints resealing. Lightweight metallic
gutters often needs joints resealing. Many people choose to replace
cast iron / metallic gutters with plastic.
If there are trees in the vicinity of a
gutter, leaf guards will prevent downpipes blocking but conversely
will need cleaning out themselves on a regular basis. If a feed
to a water butt is in place these can also become blocked with
tree debris and need regular maintenance.
Do remember safe access is required to
gutters. Conservatories and extensions can prevent access in which
case scaffold or a hydraulic platform may be needed. The time
required to do the job is dependent on the amount of gutter to
be cleaned out, the amount of debris and the available access.
For please contact
us and we can arrange an estimate.
Information on safe
use of ladders.