Tiger Stripes on Gutters


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Old 04-26-22, 06:18 AM
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Tiger Stripes on Gutters

Hi - Apologies if this question has been asked & answered repeatedly, it seems like it would but I can't find any posts on it. These black stripes are difficult to remove, and a power washer doesn't seem to do the trick. I've looked around on the internet and seen some products - Krud Kutter, Gutter Zap Cleaner, etc. - and I'm wondering if anyone has had success with these products. Are they available in Home Depot or Lowes, or you have to order on-line? Or if these don't work, does anyone have other solutions that work better?

Thanks in advance for any help!
Andy
 
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Old 04-26-22, 07:10 AM
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The one product that I have had success with in the past was Westley's Blech-wite (Whitewall tire cleaner) however it has changed names and changed formulations so I'm not sure it works as well as it once did.
 
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Old 04-26-22, 08:31 AM
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I just cleaned some of my gutters last week, have been using for years.

Have not seen/heard of any product changes, just picked up a couple gallons recently!
 
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I haven't had to clean any in a good while but I've used Greased Lightning with good success.
 
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I use Clorox Outdoor Bleach sprayed on in a strong concentration with a garden sprayer. Then I pressure wash. It gets rid of 90% of the streaks but if you let it go for too long they can be almost impossible to remove completely.
 
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Old 04-26-22, 08:05 PM
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Thanks all, these are very helpful ideas - many to choose from!
 
 

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