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Watch the full episode: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RVCfwHxIblA This Old House general contractor Tom Silva helps a homeowner install a rain gutter, downspout, and rain barrel. (See below for a shopping list, tools, and steps.) Click here to SUBSCRIBE to the official This Old House YouTube channel: http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=thisoldhouse Shopping List for Installing a Rain Gutter: - Aluminum gutter - Aluminum downspout - Aluminum elbows, end caps, mounting straps, and downspout outlet - Gutter hanging brackets, for securing the gutter to the house - Sheet metal screws, used to fasten together the gutter and downspout parts - Gutter sealant, for creating waterproof connections between gutter parts - Two 2-inch-thick concrete pavers, used to create a solid base for the rain barrel - Rain barrel and diverter, used to collect rainwater Tools List for Installing a Rain Gutter: - Chalk line - Tape measure - Drill/driver - Level - Caulk gun - Crimping tool - Hacksaw and tin snips - Hammer and cold chisel (or hole saw), used to cut a hole in the gutter - Ladder Steps for Installing a Rain Gutter: 1. Snap a chalk line across the fascia, creating the proper pitch toward the downspout end. 2. Measure the fascia to determine the length of the gutter. 3. Apply gutter sealant to an end cap, then press the cap onto one end of the gutter. 4. Secure the end cap to the gutter with a crimping tool. 5. Use a hacksaw and tin snips to cut the gutter to length. 6. Use a hammer and a cold chisel (or a hole saw) to cut a round hole in the gutter for a downspout outlet. 7. Apply gutter sealant to the flange of the downspout outlet, then screw the outlet to the hole in the gutter. 8. Temporarily screw the gutter to the fascia, positioning it about 2 inches below the chalk line. 9. Install hanging brackets onto the gutter, positioning one in front of each rafter. 10. Raise the gutter to the chalk line and fasten each hanging bracket by screwing through the fascia and into the rafter tail. 11. Set two 2-inch-thick concrete pavers on the ground directly below the downspout outlet. 12. Set a rain barrel on top of the concrete pavers. 13. Use a hacksaw to cut and assemble the downspout and elbows. 14. Screw the upper end of the downspout to the downspout outlet protruding from the gutter. 15. Fasten the downspout to the house with mounting straps. 16. Install a diverter in the downspout, positioning it even with the top of the rain barrel. 17. Attach a short length of downspout to the underside of the diverter. 18. Connect the diverter's flexible hose to the port on the side of the rain barrel. Follow This Old House and Ask This Old House: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/ThisOldHouse Twitter: https://twitter.com/thisoldhouse https://twitter.com/asktoh Pinterest: http://www.pinterest.com/thisoldhouse/ G+: https://plus.google.com/+thisoldhouse/posts Instagram: http://instagram.com/thisoldhouse Tumblr: http://thisoldhouse.tumblr.com/
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A time lapse project of a custom home built by Weaver Homes -- a division of Weaver Companies, Inc. Original footage was captured at 1 photo every 30 seconds over a 6 month period resulting in 45 days of capture and over 70,000 photos. Images we edited in Adobe Lightroom 3, combined in Quicktime Pro at 30 frames/sec and compiled in iMovie 11. Most clips were then sped up by 200-400% to produce this short movie. Enjoy!
Everyone tries to keep their home clean and hygienic, especially in places where our body is most vulnerable to bacteria. Cleansers and disinfectants aren’t always worthwhile, so it’s useful to know which alternatives can help to achieve the best results. We at Bright Side learned a simple but effective way to help make the bathroom in your house cleaner and safer. TIMESTAMPS What you need 0:38 What vinegar does 0:53 Way 1. Use with soda 1:20 Way 2. Use without soda 2:02 How to make your hair silky 2:38 Ho to prevent acne 2:55 How to neutralize cigarette smoke odors 3:17 How to make nail polish stay on longer 3:29 How to remove sweat stains 3:45 SUMMARY - White vinegar is one of those products that should be in every home. It's useful in the kitchen, and it also has properties that make it excellent for cleaning tasks. - Vinegar can dissolve limescale, kill all bacteria, mold, and germs, clean metal parts from rust, remove unpleasant odors; - White vinegar not only can replace the expensive cleaning products but can be also used as part of your beauty routine. - To neutralize smoke odors, pour vinegar into a bowl and put it in the place where you want to eliminate the bad smell. - Sprinkle a generous amount of white vinegar onto the affected areas of the garment, and leave it for at least 10 minutes. Then rinse it off with warm water. Your favorite shirt will look like as good as new! Don’t forget to do us three favors: hit the like button, share this video, and click subscribe to stay on the Bright Side of life! Music: Rubber Necking - Topher Mohr and Alex Elena Subscribe to Bright Side : https://goo.gl/rQTJZz ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Our Social Media: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/brightside/ Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/brightgram/ 5-Minute Crafts Youtube: https://www.goo.gl/8JVmuC ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- For more videos and articles visit: http://www.brightside.me/
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You could conveniently concentrate on the real preparation of the task when you have actually discovered the points you could really do by on your own. The initial point is to locate some elegant as well as innovative suggestions for residence enhancement. Probably you wish to recover some antique furnishings items for the living-room or transform the flooring ceramic tiles in the shower room and also you wish to ensure that the brand-new dcor will certainly remain in design.
Listed here are the products that you will certainly be requiring:
1. A tough ladder - Do not lean the ladder versus the gutter as well as downspout due to the fact that you may damage or flex it.
2. Use non-slip footwear or boots, job handwear covers, shatterproof glass, as well as a dirt mask - This is to secure on your own from any type of crashes.
3. Obtain a slim yard trowel or hand spade - This is utilized for digging the fallen leaves and also particles.
4. Big trash can - You could link the trash can on the ladder. This is where you will certainly be placing the particles.
5. A yard hose pipe with a spray accessory - Make certain that you have adequate water stress.
6. Bring a gutter sealer - This is utilized to fix any kind of splits in the gutter.
7. A plumbing technician's serpent - You will certainly be utilizing this if your downspout is blocked.
There are some fundamental points you have to recognize concerning your roofing. When you have actually job done on your roof covering, you must have someone that is licensed so you could be certain of the high quality of job done. These are a pair of the points you should understand to assist you maintain your roofing in idea leading problem, as the roofing is a really vital component of your home.
Check out: Stroll entirely around the residence. Make a listing as well as address these products!
You could call a cleansing business that could do it if you do not have time to clean up the gutters yourselves.
There are several added points you could do to maintain your roofing system in excellent problem. There are lots of people that will certainly discover that due to the rainfall and also snow, they could obtain mold on the roofing.
There are great deals of points that you must recognize in order to maintain your roofing system intact. This could quickly assist you so that you do not have to have a too much quantity of money to maintain your roofing preserved.
One point that professional roofer will certainly inform you is to do an evaluation to seek points that can perhaps place your roofing in damage. If the water is relocating openly, you will definitely desire to evaluate the rain gutters as well as all the downspouts so that you could see. You intend to ensure that you get rid of points that might perhaps mess it to make sure that it does not back-up on the roofing system as well as develop a leak.
Second, after getting rid of all the fallen leaves as well as particles, tidy the gutter with the yard pipe. Splash the gutter till no particles could be seen.