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Difficult access in respect of cleaning guttering

Discussion in 'Roofing and Guttering' started by CANDYPANDY, 10 Sep 2009.

  1. CANDYPANDY

    CANDYPANDY

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    Hello ,
    I am experiencing difficulty in reaching soil that has collected in the guttering -the space available between tile edge and gutter only allows me to reach into the guttering with fingers upto the knuckles.
    Does anyone know any method of cleaning that can get around this restricted access dilema?
    Any suggestions or tried and tested methods of cleaning other than reaching in with hands ?
    Many thanks
     
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  3. cmother1

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    A gardening trowel is an old favourite. but it sounds as if you wouldn't have room to get one in there.
    I think I'd construct something like an anorexic croupiers rake (the rake that is, not the croupier) so that I could at least pull all the muck into one place to get it out. It's the sliding up and down the gutter that's most likely to do your fingers damage.
    Probably a bit risky to try an industrial hoover up there!
     
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    how about a jet wash?
     
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    How about some drain rods and a scraper that goes with them...but ground down to suit the gutter profile :idea:
     
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    pressure washer always while there blast outside guttering and internal and blast down pipes ;)
     
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    Jet wash or pressure wash sounds like a good idea can you advise what level of psi I would require and can you recommend any good makes of this type of equipment?
    many thanks
     
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    i use a karcher gs4000 petrol one but any one would do really a karcher kb 4040 or 6060 will be enough
     
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    where abouts are you out of interest
     
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