Which 1st - Paint or Gutters?

Old 05-28-08, 03:01 PM
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Question Which 1st - Paint or Gutters?

We are going to have new gutters installed, and we are going to paint ourselves. What to do 1st? Paint, or have the gutters installed?
Old 05-28-08, 07:39 PM
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Optimal to paint first, but if the wood is in good shape, I've seen an awful lot of homes that never painted the trim before the gutters went up.
Old 05-28-08, 09:27 PM
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Prime and paint the fascia first, if at all possible. Everything else can be painted later. If you're worried about leaning ladders against the gutter, get yourself a pair of ladder stand-offs so that you don't lean the ladder directly against the new gutters.
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I agree!! You will never have another chance to paint behind the new gutters.

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paint !!,or cap it with aluminum with baked enamel finish

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