Gutter Cleaning is a very dangerous task but if you follow some simple safety rules you are able to reduce the risk significantly.<br/><br/>Firstly, gutter cleaning is a critical part of one's home's maintenance routine. You need to clean or have your gutter's cleared at the very least twice a year. This will gutter cleaning London prevent water damage caused by blocked gutters.<br/><br/>Ladder safety:<br/><br/>1.Make sure your ladder is set up on level ground <br/>2.Put the ladder up at the least 3 rungs above the gutter you is going to be clearing. <br/>3.Ask anyone to hold underneath of the ladder for added safety and to reduce the risk of ladder - slip. <br/>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. <br/>5.Never lean off the ladder to attain more than 0.5 metres to your left or right - move the ladder instead, it could take a couple of extra minutes but it'll stop you safe in the long run.<br/><br/>N.B. If you will get a Ladder Mate system for the bottom rung of your ladder that stops the ladder sliding out then all the better but of course this may not be possible due to the expense, over £100 for a fresh one.<br/><br/>Use a builders bucket and clear the gutters manually, moving the ladder along as you go, only trained professionals should use extendable poles as they require specific working at height skills.