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Ensure Your Safety: Ladder Safety Tips

By October 16, 2015October 18th, 2023No Comments

Your gutters protect your home from water damage by transporting rainwater into your downspouts and away from the foundation. That’s why it’s important to keep your gutters clear and clean. Since cleaning your gutters can be a risky and taxing chore, however, make sure to keep these safety tips in mind before getting started.

Basic Ladder Safety
First, check to see if the ladder is in good condition. Don’t use ladders with missing or loose parts. Also, the ladder you use must be the right size for the job. A ladder’s duty rating must be greater than the total weight of the climber and the tools and supplies placed upon the ladder. It must also be long enough that the climber doesn’t have to stand on the top step or rung.

Before using the ladder, make sure to place it on firm and level ground and secure it to prevent it from slipping. When climbing the ladder, you should utilize three points of contact at all times – two hands and a foot, or two feet and a hand. Finally, don’t use the ladder if you are tired or dizzy, and don’t climb in high winds or storms.

A Long-Lasting Solution to Gutter Clogs
While clearing your gutters by yourself can save you money, you take on the risk of climbing a ladder. That’s why many people hire professionals like us to clean their gutters for them. A more permanent solution to gutter clogs is installing the Gutter Helmet® gutter protection system for your home. This product prevents leaves and debris from entering your gutter and forming clogs while letting rainwater in.

Gutter Helmet covers your gutters entirely and uses the principle of surface tension to get the rainwater to flow over its curved Nose-Forward™ and into your gutters. It can install over all types of gutters in Bohemia, New York, and works under any kind of weather condition.

Gutter Helmet can handle double the highest amount of rain recorded in the U.S., so you can be sure your gutters will protect your home during a storm. Finally, its Permalife™ finish comes in many appealing colors to complement your existing roofline. These colors won’t fade, crack, chip or peel.

Gutter Helmet will prevent clogs from forming and enhance your gutters’ appeal. Since your gutters will be clear, you no longer have to worry about climbing up a ladder. Gutter Helmet of Long Island can install your new Gutter Helmet system quickly and efficiently. Give us a call to learn more about Gutter Helmet or our other products and services, and to schedule a free estimate.