Category Archives: Gutter Cleaning

Ask the Experts – Icy Gutter Solutions

The Cleaning Experts at  A Clean Streak answer your toughest cleaning questions.

Icy DownspoutRay G. from Anacortes asks: After that long stretch of mild weather we had this winter, I didn’t think I’d encounter this problem. But the recent onslaught of snow, rain, and wind has created a logjam of ice and debris (mostly pine twigs and needles) in my gutters and downspouts, and I really need to free them up to handle what’s to come when we get our first thaw. My wife’s not supportive of any of my ideas (I’m thinking of climbing up on to the roof with an ice pick and some salt)…do you have any expert tips you could share for cleaning gutters in winter? Continue reading

Ask the Experts – Hiring a Registered Contractor

The Cleaning Experts at  A Clean Streak answer your toughest cleaning questions.

Hire a Registered ContractorAmanda B. from Oak Harbor asks: I have a two story home with lots of big picture windows on the first floor, and several 4 pane windows installed in the second floor bedrooms. Last weekend, I was approached by a nice young couple claiming to be contractors who offered window and gutter cleaning services for a reduced price if I “signed today”. I told them I had to think about it, and asked them for their business card. The card did list their names, but I couldn’t find any other information on them – like a WA Contractor license number. In your opinion, is it necessary to hire a Contractor registered with the state for window or gutter cleaning?

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Ask the Experts: Gutter Cleaning Tips

The Window and Gutter Cleaning Experts at  A Clean Streak answer your toughest cleaning questions.Professional Gutter Cleaning Services

Barb G. from Burlington asks:  This past May, my husband Ed and I took ownership of a beautiful old home surrounded by maple trees. We love the trees, but we know that with the cooler temperatures, these trees are going to start dropping their leaves – and our roof and gutters are in the direct line of fire. Ed is sure he can get rid of the debris with a leaf blower…what do you recommend?

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