In a weekend replace gutters and downspouts. If your home has an older gutter system, odds are it's also suffering from peeling paint, rust spots, or other problems that can convey a sense of neglect. Replace old systems with newer, snap-fit vinyl gutter systems that go together with few tools and require no painting. Copper systems, while pricier, convey an unmistakable look of quality
You probably already have a home maintenance checklist: Replace the furnace filter each season, shut off water spigots before winter, clean the gutters, etc. That’s a good start, but there are jobs that homeowners often forget about, or don’t even know about. Here are some important home maintenance items that may not be on your list—items that may cause a big headache, or worse, cost you big money if you neglect them.
Lists: When replacing an old roof or building a house from scratch, you may quickly find yourself confused by the number of unfamiliar terms used when looking at the different roof types. This infographic…
Basic metal craft tutorial, no welding or soldering required (though you could if you know how): DIY Copper Rain Chain, by K of ex-scapes.com, 17 Nov. 2013. Rain water, downspout replacement, garden art