Tip: Ladder Safety
Use an adjustable ladder stabilizer that attaches to your ladder and braces on the roof. This helps keep the ladder from slipping and allows you to work on the gutters that are directly in front of you. It is important to brace the feet of the ladder. Put the ladder feet on blocks and then drive a stake into the ground so that it is right behind the ladder feet.
Step 1. Plan Gutter Run
Make a map of your house before you buy any gutters. Figure out how long the gutter run is, how many downspouts you need and the length of the downspouts. If your old gutter system worked well, copy