Gutter Cleaning is a very dangerous task but when you follow some simple safety rules you gutter cleaning London are able to reduce the risk significantly.
Firstly, gutter cleaning is a very important part of one's home's maintenance routine. You need to clean or have your gutter's cleared at least twice a year. This can prevent water damage due to blocked gutters.
1.Make sure your ladder is initiated on level ground
2.Put the ladder up at least 3 rungs above the gutter you will undoubtedly be clearing.
3.Ask someone to hold the underside of the ladder for additional safety and to lessen the risk 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 attain more than 0.5 metres to your left or right - move the ladder instead, it may take a couple of extra minutes but it will keep you safe in the long run.
N.B. If you can get a Ladder Mate system for the underside rung of your ladder that stops the ladder sliding out then all the better but obviously this may not be possible because of the expense, over 100 for a new one.
Use a builders bucket and clear the gutters by hand, moving the ladder along as you go, only trained professionals should use extendable poles as they require specific working at height skills.