Feb 15 roundup of great finds online.

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Properly maintained gutters drain rainstorm runoff away from the house, protecting your windows, doors, foundations, and siding, while preventing the dreaded basement flood. We all know gutters should be regularly cleaned and inspected, but gutter maintenance can be an intimidating task—or a death defying one, depending on who you ask. Fortunately, there are a few gutter gadgets on the market that will make your life a whole lot easier.