It’s not always just blockages and dirt that are causing issues with the guttering. Sometimes seals are missing, brackets have come away other small issues happen that need fixing. We will always try to attempt to figure out whats happening and fix where we can. Sometimes, however, the issue is larger and cannot be sorted […]
Category: Blocked Gutter Causes
I’ve edited this down to the last 30 seconds. The drain was completely clear before I started chipping away at the solid mass at the bottom of the downpipe. So all that mud you see already came out from the downpipe. Your browser does not support the video tag. Once the downpipe was unblocked I […]
Yes, You’ve guessed it from the title, found these up in a hopper the other day. Apologies for the picture but the camera on the phone is on the way out, but I think you get the idea. These were genuinely in the hopper at the top of the downpipe.
Manual Gutter Clearing Clearing wooden guttering can be tricky for two main reasons. Nearly all the wooden guttering jobs we have cleared have needed manual attention. They are usually high terrace, old, have tiles slipped down into them or tiles hanging over making it difficult to clear with the gutter vac. Finally and MOST importantly […]
Downpipe Blockages Downpipe blockages fall into two categories for clearing, straightforward & Complex. Some downpipes are clogged up with moss, leaves and mulch. Those are the straightforward ones, where debris can be sucked out with the vacuum and then blasted with a jet of water. See the video below of a particularly satisfying unblock. No animals […]
There are some obvious causes for a blocked gutter, such as leaves and moss.Once these mulch down they make a fabulous compost, couple that with the cross pollination from wind, birds, insects etc and you’ve suddenly got grass growing. Also, there are great nooks and crannies in guttering for debris to shelter and hide. Where gullies meet the […]