Gutter Cleaning is a very dangerous task but when you follow some simple safety rules you are able to reduce the danger significantly.
Firstly, gutter cleaning is a very important part of your home's maintenance routine. You must clean or have your gutter's cleared at least twice a year. This will prevent water damage due gutter cleaning London to blocked gutters.
1.Make sure your ladder is established on level ground
2.Put the ladder up at the least 3 rungs above the gutter you will be clearing.
3.Ask anyone to hold the bottom of the ladder for added safety and to lessen the danger of ladder - slip.
4.Keep at the least 3 points of contact on the ladder at all times. i.e. 2 feet and a hand or 2 hands and a foot.
5.Never lean off the ladder to reach significantly more than 0.5 metres to your left or right - move the ladder instead, it may take a couple of extra minutes but it'll stop you safe in the long run.
N.B. If you will get a Ladder Mate system for underneath rung of your ladder that stops the ladder sliding out then all the greater but obviously this may possibly not be possible because of the expense, over 100 for a new one.
Make use of a builders bucket and clear the gutters yourself, moving the ladder along as you go, only trained professionals should use extendable poles as they require specific working at height skills.