Quick Tips for the Garden Hose
January 27th, 2012
Certain chores and tasks are easier to do these days. People have been always on the lookout for new ways to finish things quicker and simpler. Having modern tools make you exert minimal effort and give you extra time to do other things. No matter how varied the choices are nowadays, some of us prefer the conventional way and doing things manually. A good example is with gutter cleaning. DIY enthusiasts enjoy the advantage of…
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Quick Tip 17: Nails and Caulk
October 19th, 2011
When placing nails on the roof or shingles, make sure that you apply caulk. This prevents any leaks from starting.
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Quick Tip 16: Ladder Placement
October 13th, 2011
A basic but important rule for ladders: For every 4ft of height that the ladder’s going, the base should be a foot away from the side of the house. This ensures stable placement.
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Quick Tip 15: 3 Points of Contact
September 6th, 2011
As the experts say: always maintain three points of contact with the ladder when cleaning gutters. Three points of contact — both of your feet and one hand or both of your hands and a foot.
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Quick Tip 14: Sealing Vinyl Gutters
September 1st, 2011
Don’t seal vinyl gutters with caulk. They need “breathing space” for expanding and contracting.
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