Power cables

Discussion in 'Gutter & Fascia Cleaning' started by dave_m141, Nov 25, 2014.

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  1. dave_m141

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    Power cable connects to house on corner where I need to get to to reach down one side as extension roof in way on that side.

    What would you do?
     
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  2. Smurf

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    Sorry I missed this post...Do you have a pic as I'm not sure what you mean?
     
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    #3 Smurf, Nov 27, 2014
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    Somthing like this you mean?

    Close up of corner

    GOPR0280 4.jpg

    Front aspect looking towards corner with cables on with front extention in the way.
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    Side aspect looking back down to front corner with cables on with a side extention in the way
    GOPR0281 2.jpg

    That one was easy NOT but I managed to do it by guttervac without getting electrocuted.:D
     
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    Sorry it was brief.was writing it quick as I have an extremely un supportive pArtner who thinks I'm sad for this forum!


    Yes it was like that . Down the side I needed to reach was an extension with a really sloped roof. 1! Had no way to stand on it! The side I could of reached down with an extension pole had them cables attached. Right pain!

    There was a metre long field growing in them to which was really obvious.

    What I managed to do was position my ladder leaning on extension and using extension pole and pro gutter tool, .managed to hook the blockage and pull it out towArds me!
     
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    Glad you managed it in the end...well done :thumbsup:

    The front on that one had alot of sods growing in the gutter run but I managed to break it up using a guttevac and suck it out in clumps.

    The rear of the property which was L shaped the roof valley blocked too so I cleared that section using ladders.

    GOPR0281 5.jpg
     
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    Did one like in that picture a couple of weeks back, luckily I had plenty of room to stand back so I stuck two or maybe three I forget extra sections on the hoover pole and changed the end to the maximum angle and managed to hoover all of it out, was a pain though.
     
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    I need a gutter vac lol
     
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    Yeah, I wouldn't go near power cables with one though lol
     
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    Those type of cables are insulated so the risk is quite low in getting a belt from one. However you do need to go extra careful not to touch them just incase and is a good idea to wear thick rubber gloves whilst playing with yer pole around them or you may end up with sticky up hair.:D
     
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