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Cleaning the gutters is not fun and there is no easy way to do it. Motivation for this instructable: I'm hoping to think of a better way to keep the ...
You will at least need a ladder and a scoop. Often there are minor repairs so it is good to have a drill and exterior screws. We already have a mesh...
Lean the ladder against the house. I rest it on the gutters with a few rungs over the edge. I have never fallen off a ladder, but I have dropped a l...
There is a thick layer of pine needles and leaves on top of the gutter screens. Wipe this off and pull out the old gutter guards.
This hornet spray makes a thick foam, trapping the wasps. This is good if you are close to the nest. Often the spray cans are very powerful so watch...
Alot of little stuff makes it through the mesh gutters. Some maple trees are growing. Use a little shovel to scoop all this out. Chuck it on the gr...
In some spots the gutters have pulled away from the house. Tack them back in place with deck screws.
The foam has to be forced under the gutter supports. Be careful not to push the ladder over.
The last piece will probably have to but cut to fit. The foam can be torn by hand. The mesh screens have to be cut with heavy scissors.
There maybe spots that are too damages to fix at the time. Take a picture or make a note to fix these spots, it can be hard to remember.
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Posted:May 28, 2012
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