Gopro downspout unblocker

Discussion in 'Gutter & Fascia Cleaning' started by Smurf, Nov 13, 2014.

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  1. Smurf

    Smurf Banned
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    For awkward downspout bends that are blocked that is to dodgy to do by ladders then this tool may help clear the blockage.

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    Worked well for me today :thumbsup:
     
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  2. Neil

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    Didn't see this post what a good idea!! Is that hose taped up on the pole when it's extended? And do you connect it to custys garden tap?


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    I just used customers hose on that one and used their outside tap as was handy and stuck on the end my cone nozzle. Bit of tape to hold the hose in place and bobs yer uncle as they say. :)

    The camera was an after thought as was the first time I had used it like with the camera but worked a treat to see what I was doing. Same goes it you want to flush all the gutter run through with a garden hose on a pole after vaccuming them. As unless you can see what you are doing it's easy to leave high patches of tile grit as you flush it through left in their which can affect how the gutters flow.

     
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    You can use it on badly blocked corners to flush out compacted **** caught under the lead flashing that overhangs the gutters that you cant get out using a guttervac. Same goes for flushing behind overhanging roofing membrane that you find in some gutters too and/or gutters that have cables in them
     
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  5. WWC

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    Used that ide before on a number of houses.

    It a great tool in the right place both for clearing down pipes of light blocages and especially for the PITA obliatory mud congealed around lead flasing at corners as Smurf says.

    I will also sometimes use to to clean a gutter a bit better when I think it may look a bit messy even though it is cleared, and it can be seen by the customer i.e. a lower level gutter with an unstairs window above it
     
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    nice tool ....i still havent got over the six huge slugs i came across recently as i unblocked the bend...even with my thick rubber gloves on i felt sick...:eek:
     
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    Slugs on toast..yum yum :D
     
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