Cleaning Gutters and DownspoutsThis page is about cleaning gutters and downspouts. Dirty gutters can cause improper drainage that can flood basements and ultimately cost you a lot of time and money. Knowing how to safely clean out your gutters and downspouts is an important skill to have.
Must-have Tools for Cleaning GuttersThe arrival of the fall season brings many wonderful things like the changing of the leaves, an opportunity to wear scarves and sweaters, and pumpkin spice everything. It also means those leaves are falling off the trees and right into the gutters on your house.
Homemade Roof Rain GuttersHomemade gutters can be constructed with plastic roofing material. If you use clear plastic, it has the added benefit of being able to see when they need to be cleaned.
How Can I Attach Gutters to a Vinyl Shed?Any idea on how to attach gutters to a vinyl shed?
Awning Cleaning Tips?I have an awning over our home entry. It cannot be removed. It needs a good cleaning. I have tried hot water and soap. There must be an easier way.
Inspect Your GuttersSpring (and summer) is a good time of year to check your gutters. If you are in an area with snow, sometimes the weight of the snow can pull your gutters away from the fascia of your house. Nail any droopy gutters back to the fascia. The next time you get a good rain, make sure the gutters are draining correctly and that water is being channelled 3 to 4 feet from your house.
Need Discontinued Slateline Roofing Shingles?We need 550 square feet or preferably 1100 square feet of GAF Slateline Roofing shingles in a color they discontinued - Slate Green Blend. Can anyone help?
Bebe from VA
Spring Maintenance: Gutter TipsSpring is a good time to examine your gutters and see if they
need to be cleaned. Here are some gutter tips.
Cleaning the Patio Gutters on a Mobile Home?I would like to know how to best clean and keep leaves and debris out of the small/narrow gutters that line the patio and carport of a mobile home.
Moss Growing on Red Tile Roof?I am trying to find some tips to prevent moss from growing on a red tile roof. I like the roof a lot but every few years the moss needs to be removed and its very difficult to remove it without breaking tiles.
Inspect Your Roof Without A Ladder?Inspect your roof for loose shingles and remove any large branches. Its good to do a thorough cleaning before summer and you will want to repair any broken tiles or shingles as soon as possible. If you are inspecting from the ground, use a pair of binoculars to get a better view.