While the spring clean up may still be a few months off, there is no better time than now to start planning for it. Might as well get that extra product and equipment that you are going to need, and while you are at it, you may want to take a real close look at the Gutter Whiz.
Gutter Whiz is a nifty piece of equipment that allows you to clean out your gutters/eavetroughs without having the hassles or dangers of climbing a ladder. It is said that it is the perfect do it yourself tool for getting this sometimes nasty job done.
The company claims that it really is a safer method to use for cleaning out the gutters. You don’t have to use a ladder and there is no messing around with heavy blowers or power washers. They are saying that it more than pays for itself after just one use.
This company focuses on the ease in which the Gutter Whiz can be used for this job. If you have done the job yourself in the past then you know how long it can take. If you have hired someone then you know it can be expensive. The company focuses on all of these complaints and believes it has solved them with their product.
The cost is going to depend on where you purchase it from, but it has been listed on Ebay for as little as $39.99. However do keep in mind the pole does not come with it, so you are going to have to invest in a decent quality telescopic pole that is fiberglass.
There is a great video on the Gutter Whiz site that shows you how to use it. You should read all of the promo material regarding this item before buying as it may have some restrictions for you. For example,if you have to use above 15ft. then the ease of use is going to depend on your physical strength and the ability to control the pole.
If you have a bungalow where the gutters aren’t that difficult to reach then the Gutter Whiz is probably ideal for you. For two story homes the job becomes a lot more difficult.
Final Gutter Whiz Review
We’re going to give the Gutter Whiz a try/buy rating because we think for a lot of homeowners it will be ideal.It is important that you understand it’s limitations when it comes to heights beyond the 15 ft. range.
Even though gutter Whiz is best designed for heights lower than 15 feet if you are still intent on the do it yourself gutter cleaning, then be sure to follow the recommendations of Gutter Whiz concerning this. As they mention on their site, you are going to need the physical strength and the ability to control a long extension handle. It is also imperative that the pole you use is electrically insulated and extreme caution be taken if there are wires in close proximity. For some of your other do it yourself projects you may want to check out our review on the Leak Ender 2000 product which has been getting some thumbs up.