When should I replace my guttering

Guttering with a cobweb in

Most home owners see their guttering as a small part of their home, a useful addition that directs unwanted water away from the property. Your guttering does in fact play a much more important role than you may think, especially when it comes to the wider building’s structural integrity. It may be a case of […]

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Guttering replacement guide

Guttering in the rain

Gutters are an essential part of any property; helping to get water away from our walls and windows as quickly as possible, gutters prevent rain from damaging our homes and causing serious problems in our properties. However, as Home Advice Guide says, “Unfortunately, gutters are often neglected and sometimes many seasons pass before we remember […]

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Why it’s important to take care of your guttering

Guttering in the rain

Helping to direct the flow of water away from your home, keep your roof watertight and prevent leaks from seeping in through your walls – your guttering is an integral part of your home’s structure. However, like AXA insurance says: “Despite their importance, though, it can be all too easy to forget about them until something […]

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Removing birds nests from guttering

A bird nesting in a gutter

As the colder weather creeps in and you check your guttering for damage or weakness, take a moment to reflect on gutter hazards that are out there, but don’t necessarily spring to mind- bird’s nests in particular. Unlike other gutter blockages, however, removing bird’s nests from guttering isn’t as simple. Recognising a blockage As the […]

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Ladderless guttering systems

A well cleaned gutter

There seems to be a bit of a war raging between ladderless guttering systems, and we have ringside seats. Ladderless gutter cleaning is the new wave of clearing out the debris and leaves from the guttering, but how do you choose between the vacuum and the new iRobot Looj? Vacuum cleaning With both domestic and […]

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Monkey’s make great guttering cleaners

Squirrel monkey

There are many ways to clearing guttering, but who would have ever thought that monkey’s make great guttering cleaners. Well, according to a company in Croydon, they are the most superb at clearing guttering. This time of year it’s a nightmare to rid gardens, paths and guttering of fallen autumn leaves, and if left alone they […]

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Is your guttering ready for winter?

Summer is officially over. The sunloungers are packed away, the draught excluders are eager to be released from the cupboard and the roof and guttering need some TLC. It may seem like winter is a long way off, but this is the perfect time to check for any repairs that may need doing. Better to […]

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The aesthetic advantage of PVC guttering

Different lengths of guttering lined up

We have seen the origins of guttering and how quickly it became the must-have inclusion in housebuilding. We have also seen the evolving use of materials rise from primitive hand chiselled stone to decorative water spitting mythical creatures to massly produced aluminium. But how can you keep the aesthetics of your home design intact when […]

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From gargoyles to guttering

It’s taken quite a journey to get from Ancient Egyptian gargoyles to guttering, but the earliest forms of guttering can actually be dated to way before then. Archeological findings from the Indus Valley civilization (3000 BC – 1500 BC) show that a system built from bricks and burnt clay was used as a similar water […]

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