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How to Clean a Neon Sign

Have you ever noticed how many “Open” signs flash in neon to draw attention to dust, bugs, webs, grease and mold? This is not exactly the message intended ,leaving the patron to wonder what condition the kitchen is in………………
Cleaning a Neon sign takes time patience, finesse and a few basic tools/utensils to get the job done right.
Here’s some cleaning suggestions and methods:

Removal
Most signs are supported from the window frame with a chain link and “S” hooks. Often the “S” hooks are open and can fall off when taking the sign down. Keep a close eye on them to avoid a later trip to the hardware store.
Always hold the sign by the metal or acrylic frame. Never lift the sign holding the neon tube. It will definitely brake.
Find a flat surface with no traffic and lay the sign facing up.


How Do I Know When to Clean My Roof Gutters???

Three signs that your roof gutters need cleaning
If you are like most people you have been enjoying the clear skies of a late winter. Now that we have had our first strong rain you may have noticed that your gutters are not working as they should.

1.Do you have water spilling over the rim of the gutter?
2.Do you notice erosion below your gutters and down spouts?

        3.Is water running down the outside of your downspouts?

Five reasons to clean your Roof gutters before the next rain
Most of these symptoms are an easy fix. Failure to correct clogged gutters and downspouts can cause substantial damage to your home and landscape.
1.Standing water in your gutters will cause rust do erode the metal and joints.
2.The consistent weight of a full gutter will add stress to the roof and gutter attachment.
3.Gutters full with water will cause water to come in contact with the wood beneath the shingles. Water can wick up forming dry rot under the shingles.
4.Dark stains will form on the outside of the …