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    7 Gutter Cleaning Tools You'll Thank Yourself For Buying

    Having to clean gutters = arguably the worst part of owning a home.

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    1. A gutter scoop that'll spare you from getting your hands scratched and dirty removing dead leaves, animals' nests, and mud.

    Reviewer using the red scoop to remove leaves from their gutter

    2. A gutter cleaning spoon for reaching and removing the overflow of leaves, twigs, and dirt from up to 20 feet away. Attach it to an extension pole to increase your wing span — a must if certain sections of your gutters are hard to reach. And the special hook design allows you to pull debris under the gutter. Genius!

    The black plastic tool

    3. A GutterMaster if your own personal nightmare is climbing up a rickety ladder and shoveling wet dirt and rocks from the gutter. This telescoping water-fed pole measures 12 feet long so you can stand comfortably on the ground while this does the hard work of loosening clumps of leaves and pine needles.

    Model using the tool attached to a hose to clean gutters

    4. Or a debris-grabbing tool to keep your feet firmly planted on the ground. It attaches to standard extension poles, and its wide paddles deftly collect leaves that are clogging your gutters.

    5. A pressure washer gutter cleaning attachment because you use your pressure washer to clean a bunch of other tough outdoor messes — so why not use it to unclog your gutters?

    Person standing on the ground cleaning their gutters using the curved tube attached to a pressure washer to clean gutters

    6. A wet/dry vacuum kit so you can suck instead of scoop the dry (or wet!) leaves from the gutter. Blowing the leaves from the gutter may result in them either flying all over your lawn or shooting up into the air...and then falling right back into your gutter. This way you can slurp up all the sticks, stones, and fallen foliage and it'll sit neatly in the tank.

    The curved hose sucking up debris inside a gutter

    7. A universal blower attachment that'll get the job done if you don't mind doing a little raking afterwards.

    Person blowing leaves from their gutter while standing on the ground

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