We understand and know, not everyone will call us and we want to make sure you are safe if you try this on your own at your house. Safety is the number one thing we stress with our crew. If you cannot make sure you are going to be safe doing the job, then wait until you can. It is not worth falling or getting injured or worse.
This is and can be a dangerous job. So always stay safe.
So here are a few tips you can read to stay safe and perform your own cleaning.
#1 rule always make sure you are safe
Make sure you have a good ladder and it’s sturdy
Wear the right clothing and make sure if covers your arms
Use a tarp to catch the droppings and spare your grass
Use something to help you clean like a small shovel
When finished, use your hose standing at one end of your house, as this will clean them out more
Debris and other junk will always get in the way and it will need to be cleaned year after year. Always check your gutters in the spring time to see how much they filled up during the winter.
Ignoring this, could cost you more money than cleaning them every year.
Every year you should check for leaks, marks and other things especially after it rains. Then, if you see something make a mark where you saw the hole and fill or patch it up later when it is dry. This is important as it will save you money later on down the road.