High-level gutter cleaning requires skill and precision. Training and experience along with the right tools and equipment will certainly aid safe and effective gutter cleaning.

High gutters can be cleaned out safely with a gutter vacuum.

Gutter cleaning on tall buildings should be completed by someone who is competent and experienced.

Cleaning High Gutters

The art of high-level gutter cleaning

It takes skill and precision to carefully clean out gutters on tall buildings using a gutter vacuum system. As with many skilled trades, the proper training and experience gained from performing tasks daily can seemingly make the job look easy to the untrained eye.

Plasterers skim through a room with dexterity without breaking a sweat, electricians wire up switches with proficiency and minimal effort, and builders lay each brick as perfectly as the last with accuracy at lightning speeds.

Cleaning out gutters at height is also tougher than it may seem and does require training and knowledge. Controlling high level poles safely and with precision comes with experience. The gutter cleaning operator must multi-task, guiding the suction poles along the guttering while simultaneously gathering feedback from the carbon poles. They must listen to the tone changes and behaviour of the vacuum motors, all while watching both the gutter camera and the pole itself. This helps gutter cleaners work out what is in the gutter, if all the debris has been removed, and if the gutter feels secure.

Working at heights up-to 40ft high and possibly reaching out to 20ft will dramatically amplify the movement in the poles. This requires firm, meaningful and  precise actions from the operator. Correct operation of these machines allow operators to clean out gutters in areas that may not otherwise be accessed without fancy and often very expensive access equipment such as mobile elevated working platforms, scaffolding, and sometimes abseiling.

The dangers of high-level gutter cleaning

Incorrect use of high level gutter cleaning tools and equipment can result in damage to the property and equipment itself, and it could also cause injury to the operator and those around them. It is also possible unskilled operators could cause damage to the roof line which could leave it in a dangerous state.

Professional high-level gutter cleaning

You are in safe hands. All Sudell Gutter Cleaning operators have completed a specific training program which includes the safe use and optimal operation of high reach gutter cleaning equipment, working at height/ladder safety, and asbestos awareness to name a few.

On this job we managed to safely clean out every bit of guttering, and unblock every downpipe on this 40ft high Manor House, which had gutters in particularly difficult areas such as above the extension and conservatory on two of the elevations.

The owner watched as we carefully removed the debris from the gutters which had built up over several years. The owner was absolutely thrilled that we were able to complete the job as they had been let down by others previously. We have now organised a routine maintenance plan to keep the gutters appropriately maintained which in turn will help preserve the condition of the gutters and prevent any unpleasant episodes of gutter problems.

If you would like a gutter cleaning expert to provide you with a gutter inspection, please contact us and one of our team would be delighted to help.

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