What to do if the eaves hang over a big part of the gutter width

Discussion in 'Gutter & Fascia Cleaning' started by DannyB, Mar 11, 2016.

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  1. DannyB

    DannyB Active Member
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    Hi everyone,

    Do you know about any cheap low-tech tools (special spatulas, scoops etc) that would clear the gutter effectively even when the overhanging eaves obstruct a big part of the gutter width? And do you also know how the specialised gutter cleaning businesses that have all the advanced equipment go about such daunting task? Yesterday I struggled with a narrow spatula I found on the customer's roof and this afternoon I've had to turn down one quote request under exactly the same guttering.
     
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  2. mark

    mark Forum Addict
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    try pro gutter tools,if not crack on with the windows and get up to speed to much time thinking about jobs and earn some wedge
     
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  4. Jimroot

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    Id like to know how vacuum only users tackle this issue. I'm going to make some hand tools, a cut out plastic spatula with 90 degree handle added on might work, a thinner tool than pro gutter
     
  5. DannyB

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    Pro Gutter add-ons I have, but if the gap between the eaves' edge and the outer edge of gutter is too narrow, they are all quite useless. The most logical ways to me in such situation seem to be either the complete removal of the gutter with its subsequent cleaning on the ground, or applying some caustic chemicals followed by power flush.
     
  6. adamangler

    adamangler Wakefield Window Warrior
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    i would say feck it off, makes no sense taking on pain in the ass job. get some more windows instead
     
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