How to Clean Gutters Safely During the Colder Months

Jun 29, 2022 | Home Maintenance

Everyone knows the importance of gutter cleaning during the warmer months, to prevent spot fires from debris build up. However, the need to maintain clear gutters during the Winter months can sometimes go unnoticed, despite its importance in maintaining your home and preserving the foundations.

Gutter cleaning during Winter and those more typically colder months is extremely important in maintaining your home and preserving the foundations. It’s vital to ensure proper maintenance before and during cold weather. If gutters aren’t cleaned prior to rain, (and as a result are clogged with leaves, twigs, and other debris) when a storm hits, rainwater will overflow and expose your property to water damage.

Cleaning gutters whilst there is heavy rain or wind can be difficult and not to mention extremely dangerous. For safety, efficiency and ease of cleaning, some recommend waiting for two to three days after rain has hit to allow the debris to dry in order to clean. However, sometimes this isn’t always a viable option, especially during winter when it can be drizzling for days on end. This means debris doesn’t dry, and roofs remain wet, increasing the risk of slips and falls. That’s why we recommend reaching out to the professionals who have the right tools and equipment to clean safely and effectively.

Gutter Cleaning Industrial Vacuum

Gutter cleaning can be done efficiently and effectively by professionals using our industrial vacuum – The EnduroVac. The EnduroVac provides 15Hg of vacuum level and is powerful enough to suck up any debris in your gutters, no matter if it is wet or dry. That’s why its the perfect choice, because no matter the weather, you can get the job done. We have a huge range of customers using the EnduroVac all across Australia and New Zealand. Check out our interactive map to find a service provider near you!

High Reach Cleaning – The Safe Way

As mentioned, gutter cleaning during winter can be dangerous due to the increased risk of slips and falls on slippery, wet roofs. That’s why we offer our Carbon Fibre Pole Kit. This kit has been designed specifically for safe and effective high reach cleaning that can be done with two feet firmly on the ground. The kit is available in different reach lengths ranging from 4m-9m depending on your needs. The kit comes with super lightweight yet durable poles made from 100% carbon fibre, along with a range of necessary tools and attachments to clean those gutters effectively.

Australian Industrial Vacuum are the industrial vacuum experts with a solution, no matter your industry, zone, or application. With hundreds of options available plus customisation to suit your specific needs, you can trust in receiving quality products and advice. Give the friendly team a call today on 03 8597 3376.

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