I feel sorry for all of you homeowners stuck in snow right now. The snowy, blizzard conditions effecting most of the country is causing some serious headaches across our nation. And it's not just the cold weather I'm talking about. I'm talking about ice dams— something that mo ...more
This medical how-to video illustrates how to properly apply an ulnar gutter cast to a patient. To carry out this procedure you will need web roll, three inch plaster slabs, rolled gauze and a bucket of warm water. Follow along with this video and learn the proper technique for ...more
A pressure washer can help keep soffits and gutters clean and looking their best. Watch this Home & Garden how-to video to learn how easy it is to keep your soffits and gutters clean with a pressure washer. Don't let dirty gutters ruin the appearance of your home. Pressure was ...more
In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to install gutter screens. The materials required for this task are: tape measure, tin snips, drill with bits and sheet metal screws. Begin by measuring the gutter to determine how many screens to buy. Start at one end of the gutter an ...more
In this video Bob Schmidt shows you how to repair a loose gutter using an alternative to the traditional gutter spike.
Watch this video from This Old House to learn how to choose a leaf proof gutter. Steps: 1 Slide putty knife under roof shingles that are stuck down. 2 Insert gutter protector underneath the shingles, making sure it covers the front edge of gutter. 3 Fasten gutter protector to ...more
In this tutorial, we learn how to install a gutter guard. First, clean out your gutters of any rocks or leaves that may be inside of them. Next, gran the gutter guard and place it between your roof and the gutter. Gutter guard is a mesh type of metal that is flexible and easy ...more
Tim Carter shows how to fix a leaky gutter. Watch the video for best results.The gutter seal material is easy to work with. It can be spread with a twig or stick and it sticks tight to the gutter. Your leak at that joint will be solved.Watch the video for best results.
Gutter maintenance is not the funnest household chore, but it is essential in preserving your home. Lowe's has a few tips for you to start clearing out your gutters. You'll need a ladder, a bucket to clear out the debris, a trowel of some kind for scooping out the gutter gunk, ...more
Cleaning gutters is really not that hard. Get out your ladder and position it so that you can reach the gutters. Start by removing all the big stuff such as twigs and bigger sticks that have gotten into the gutter. These bigger items can be removed with your hands. What is lef ...more
In this tutorial, we learn how to clean and repair gutters with Mike Kraft. Damaged gutters can mean leaking roofs with water dripping everywhere. To fix this, you will need: buckets, a shovel, gutter sealant, a trowel, wire hooks, garden hose, nozzle, and gloves. First, place ...more
Maybe one of the hardest jobs you can do around the house is cleaning the gutters. When cleaning the gutters by hand, you have to constantly keep moving the ladder to get to the various spots of the gutter which contain a mess. If not done properly, the gutters can get clogged ...more
Having clogged gutters outside your home is no fun. Not only can it be a pain to clean, but it can also be something that leads extensive damage and possibly the replacement of certain parts. In this tutorial, you'll find out how to check and see if you even have clogged gutte ...more
Learn about common problems with gutters and how to repair them.
If you own a home with beat down and rusty gutters, it may be time to replace them with new ones. Gutters are important during the winter time by helping collect any water that can seep or leak into your home, causing water damage. They're not too difficult to replace and can ...more
Bob Fenwick shows us how to determine where a gutter leak is originating and what may be causing the problem, as well as how to correct it.
Removing the gunk from a gutter but with proper methodically will ensure a clean job and keep you safe while doing activity on top of a ladder. Don’t let this chore get you down, with a little work you’ll have free flowing gutters all season. Clean your gutters in late spring ...more
Gutter protection comes in many different forms for your home, and to find the best gutter guard, Ask the Builder host, Tim Carter, prepares to test several different models on his house.
In this video you'll learn everything you need to have and how to use and understand your gutter guard. Tracy shows you all the different type of gutter guards, plastic, powder coated metal, galvanized mesh, the ridged mesh, and your hechhog piping. It takes you from everythin ...more
Tim Carter demonstrates how a pop rivet tool works to connect two pieces of thin metal. Some projects, such as working on your aluminum gutters, will require you to connect two pieces of thin metal. An effective method is the use of a pop rivet gun. Most pop rivet tools come ...more
To much of the United States, Zika seems like a tropical disease that causes horrible problems in other countries but is nothing to be worried about stateside. It may make you rethink your beach vacation abroad, but not much more than that. However, if you live in Florida or T ...more
In Grant City, crimes has taken over, and there's only one man who can help: Jack Slate. With the help of his trusty sidekick canine, Shadow, maverick cop Jack Slate will help restore Grant City to its previous renowned existence as of one of the world's greatest cultural and ...more
The months of constant snowfall and freezing temperatures seems endless once the excitement of the first snowfall fades, and you become weary of traversing black ice and other slippery streets. My first experience with an icy sidewalk included a slip, smack, and heavily bruis ...more
Brought to you by Tomcat. Falling snow, warm fireplace, delicious hot cocoa, quiet reading time, mouse. Quick quiz - which one is not like the other? Nothing can ruin a perfectly cozy afternoon in your home like a pest on the loose. With dropping temperatures, you may have so ...more
Protect your most important investment with seasonal maintenance. A regular schedule of periodic inspections and maintenance of windows can help prevent the most common, and costly, problems before they occur. Organized by season, this workshop covers topics such as repairing ...more
In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to winterize their home. Users should begin by cleaning the gutters on the side of their house. Scoop out all the debris and seal it with caulk. Then change the batteries of the smoke detector and clean it. It must be replaced if it is ...more
Why a PDF Portfolio? If you've been wanting to create a PDF (portable document format) portfolio for your photos, art or design work, or wanted to create a PDF magazine that can be read by anyone on the net, then this article will show you how to go about it. I created my PD ...more
Your closet is an area that holds important things such as keys, glasses, clothes and shoes. However, for some reason, it's always messy. Why is this? I know my closet is messy because I don’t have a lot of time to sit down and organize every little thing in there. I have neve ...more
I'm no coupon-cutter (I just don't have the patience for it, sadly), but I do love buying things in bulk to save a buck or two. And one of the staples on my bulk-buy list is chicken; I cook with chicken so often that trying to save money on it is a no-brainer. Since I'm only ...more
Nine-year-old Azura of Middle Road, Worcester (England) inadvertently pranked her whole neighborhood (and whoever else happened to be browsing the area on Google Street View) when she dropped "dead" to the pavement. Daily Mail reports: "It is a suburban scene much like milli ...more
Yeah, yeah, yeah. Get your mind out of the gutter. Search histories can and should be managed. Many folks are uncomfortable knowing that every video they click and every phrase they search is being recorded and saved, and YouTube is no exception. Sure, sometimes, it can be he ...more
You have a Rubik's Cube, maybe your mother gave it to you for your birthday, maybe you actually bought it for yourself, or maybe you just found that colorful puzzle cube in the gutter, but either way... you don't know how to solve it. This step-by-step seven-part video tutori ...more
In this tutorial, we learn how to build your own hydroponics system. To do this, you will need: square line rain gutter, 6x end caps, 3x gutter running outlet, 1x small pond pump, 2 meters pond pump tubing, timber for framework, large plastic container, and gutter leaf guard. ...more
MatttChapman shows you how to build a guerilla-style camera dolly to add to your filmmaking bag of tricks. This guerilla dolly is so simple, made with a rain gutter and cover from a local hardware store. This is ingenuity at its best. Don't spend a ton of money for a dolly to ...more
Video: . How to caulk. How to apply caulk. Caulking., An Uncle Knackers Exclusive!. No longer does caulk / silicone need to end up all over you or over your mum's new carpet. This technique can be used for things like caulking bathroom tub or shower caulking etc.What you will ...more
Artist Michael Jones McKean has harnessed nature with his DIY rainbow machine, a mechanism that uses reclaimed rainwater and solar power to shoot man-made rainbows across the sky at whim. High powered jets and fountain nozzles shoot a heavy wall of rainwater into the air, crea ...more
Thought I would cross-post a piece I did a while ago. So here is a piece I made a while back. I found this brass and glass bottle at the thrift store. At the time of purchase it had a broken music box on the bottom. I actually was able to fix the music box and it plays "How D ...more
Fascia goes along the top of your gutter line to hold the gutter in place. As fascia boards tend to break down over time, many builders are now using metal products in the place of timber. If you're looking to replace a piece of timber fascia, however, you'll be well served by ...more
Watch this video from This Old House to learn how to install a rainwater collection system. Steps: 1. Install three solid-concrete barrel blocks in garden beside a downspout; check blocks for level. 2. Set rain barrel on top of blocks with its spigot facing the garden. 3. Dis ...more
This is a great video from J.K. Rowling. This really struck me because, before I was a writer, I suffered from severe depression and Paranoia, for which I refused medication. However, experiencing that deep down in the gutter moment was really helpful for me in gaining some pe ...more