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How often do you clean your rain eaves ? Any words of wisdom?

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Tiger Paws Profile
Tiger Paws answered

My husband cleans the eaves out in the spring and in the fall.

Ancient Hippy Profile
Ancient Hippy answered

Twice a year, in the spring after the trees bloom and shed their seeds and again in the fall after the leaves drop.

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Yin and Yang
Yin and Yang commented
Wait a minute.... YOU ARE ON THE GROUND!?!?!?!
Ancient Hippy
Ancient Hippy commented
You ought to patent your design Refreshme.
Yin and Yang
Yin and Yang commented
She would be RICH!!!!!! 😆
Very creative!!! I know I kept saying "You better not fall! I refuse to be a widow!" Lol! Her creation would have made me less of a nag! See husband's will buy everyone of them up!!!! Lol!
Ancient One Profile
Ancient One answered

I gave up on cleaning them. I purchased "plastic" covers that you inseert under the edge of the shingle. Dirt still gets in but that only takes a heavy rain or a hose in the dry season to clean out.

PJ Stein Profile
PJ Stein answered

I don't. We don't have any trees over our house dropping any debris.

KB Baldwin Profile
KB Baldwin answered

When we had our rusted out rain gutters replaced, I sprung for the "Gutter Glove" system.  Really fine stainless screen supported by an expanded aluminium frame.    I had tried the plastic mesh Ancient One is using, but it didn't work for me.  While I do get some live oak leaves, i get a lot of pine needles.  They would slide down to the mesh and one end would slide in, and the other end would stick up.  It always looked like my gutters needed a shave.    The stainless mesh is fine enough to defeat the pine needles. 

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