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With lots of time spent at home because of the lockdown plus beautiful, mild spring weather, Steph and I have been busy checking off a lot of maintenance projects that had been put off far too long!
Luckily, many of the tools we received for this quarter's The Home Depot ProSpective tool campaign to use and review lent themselves to our outdoor home maintenance projects.
The most versatile of the bunch was a 23 foot multi-positional ladder by Gorilla Ladder. We've purchased many Gorilla Ladders products over the years so it came as no surprise, that we were expecting great things from it!
We put together an entire video just to showcase all the things it can do. We used it to install a new garage lighting fixture, clean the screen porch inside and out, clean out the gutters and try out the scaffolding feature to clean the tallest windows at Steph's house. It did not disappoint.
I should point out that we have a love/hate relationship with ladders, especially the really tall ones. We learned that we both are afraid of heights while painting the house when neither of us could go past the sixth rung of an extension ladder. We finished that painting trim work with a creative brush we safely used from the ground!
Anyway, if you are looking for a ladder that feels secure, this is the one. Order online at The Home Depot and pick up curbside! It's a super convenient way to shop!
Read on to see what other tools we used to clean, maintain, and to make improvements at Steph's house.
Another project we tackled was installing a "permanent" temporary fence to keep Mac the greyhound in the backyard. Why did we need a circular saw with Diablo metal cutting blades? To cut rebar of course! Steph designed a fence that used rebar stakes, covered with PVC pipe with garden fencing zip tied into place. It's a pretty cool design! You can check out that full video and post here.
So during this quarantine period we were able to clean the screen and siding on the porch, tighten all the porch furniture, build a garden gate, clean the gutters (that was all Steph), apply Wet & Forget to the siding and driveway, and build a fence for Mac! Whew, I think it's time to go do some stuff at my house.
Hey Steph, fill up the totes and lets head to my house, I have a pretty long "to do" list myself!
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