Quick Tips 7: Steel Brushin'
July 14th, 2011
When patching gutter holes, use a steel brush at the affected part to make sure that the adhesive or the caulk will stick. No matter how good the product is, it’ll not be effective if not used properly.
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Quick Tips 6: Fascia Boards
July 12th, 2011
When making a fascia board replacement, take the time to check the rest of the fascia and not just a certain part. You might need to make a full replacement. Repaint it as well to make it look as good as new.
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The Rivet Gun
July 11th, 2011
For the typical homeowner, it is expected that they’ll have the basic tools for the house – hammer, nails, pliers, adhesives, etc. that come in handy when something needs to be fixed. On the other hand there are also the “not so typical” homeowners, who are enthusiasts with going on making tasks on their own, or going “DIY.” Time surely flies on a faster pace every year. There are a lot of tools invented and…
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Insects: Keep Them Off the Gutter!
July 8th, 2011
The usual expectations of people when cleaning or checking their gutters are mostly leaves, seeds, twigs and other random stuff from surroundings. However, there’s another potential problem that’s waiting – and if not given prompt attention, it might get worse. INSECTS! Who would’ve thought that even earthworms would reach your gutters? Insects and other critters such as mice can use your gutters as a breeding ground — even as a means of getting access inside…
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Quick Tips 5: Gutter Cleaning Time
July 7th, 2011
Usually, cleaning gutters are recommended to be done twice a year. However, just saving time for another cleaning will mean a lot. Try to clean your gutters more than twice a year to make sure you won’t have that much serious issues with your gutter system.
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