Gutter Clean By Hand

Discussion in 'Gutter & Fascia Cleaning' started by Smurf, Feb 22, 2013.

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  1. Smurf

    Smurf Banned
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    Yep missus your deep flow is not so deep is it.

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    Was still frozen so came out in big chunks hence the thermal gloves.
    Forgot my ice pick tool as the gutter spoon on that pole was useless


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    Trying to use a guttervac would have been useless on this one too chaps :D
     
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  2. mr shine

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    another handy job smurf, im looking for a microlite standoff and dont want to pay the 200 euro that i was quoted from a supplier in ireland. my last one which i got of ebay for 60 quid was nicked some night this week , i thought it was safe because id a small chain and lock wrapped around it but the scum that took it must of had a bow snips , so il have to keep a look out on ebay
     
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    Was an easy job using a microlite standoff but was bitterly cold today.

    I'm sorry to hear yours got nicked. :wacko:

    Do hope you find a replacement bargain soon ;)
     
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    dont you get scared going up ladders. id love to not be scared, i got ladder limpets but still shake and cling on for dear life lol :lol:
     
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    il have to get one fast because i was so use to having the extra bit of safety that i dont want to be taking chances on gutter clearence .
     
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    nice one kips il take a look thanks
     
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    For hand jobs I use this ladder setup which is very stable & safe to work from.

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    I still have a pair of those ladder spurs too but don't have to use them now on my triple ladders as the ankalad stabalisers are permantly fixed to the ladder that also fold in for transporting about.

    Only time I might use those ladder spurs now is on one of my smaller ladders, conservatory ladder or just using the top section of my triple.

    Tip: Don't try using those ladder spurs on a ladder to access a flat roof then lift the ladder up. I did on one job when I first got them as wanted to use the same ladder to reach some guttering above a flat roof. After I finish and tried to put the ladder back onto the ground the bloody things slipped so could not set the position of the ladder properly. In the end after bring the ladder back up I had to take them off. :D

     
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