Why Is This Downspout Blocked

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  1. Smurf

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  2. rcproperty

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    Why is it blocked? Because it has a lot of silt in it and filled the hole! :Image9:
     
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    is it a tb :Image4:
     
  4. All Round Cleaning

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    Cus its full of **** lol .
     
  5. Smurf

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    Well some plonker could not find a shorter screw methinks :Image16: :Image13:
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  6. rcproperty

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    seen that a few times, last one i had i bent the screw down so it wouldnt happen again!
     
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    Indeed RC as it's quite a common issue so just thought I would share the pics for ppl who are new to gutter clearing. :Image9:
     
  8. rcproperty

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    done it myself when fitting up guttering, but only use a screw thats just gose through the thickness of the plastic pipe walls, nothing that long! lol
     
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    If ppl fit guttering & downspouts properly they should never need to use solvent cement or screws on swan neck joints. :Image3:
     
  10. rcproperty

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    even when fitted right they can still work loose due to heat/cold contractions and people smaking them with the gutter vacs! lol they all work loose in time, thats why i do it.
     
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