How to Create a Gutter Scoop From a Plastic Bottle

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Turn an empty plastic bottle into a handy tool for cleaning out your gutters.

Skill level:
Moderately Easy

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Things you need

  • Knife
  • Scissors

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  1. 1

    Recycle a plastic bottle with handle.

  2. 2

    Leave lid on bottle.

  3. 3

    Tilt bottle on its side.

  4. 4

    Turn bottle so handle is on top.

  5. 5

    Cut bottom off bottle at a slight angle.

Tips and warnings

  • Plastic fabric softener or bleach bottles make good gutter scoops.

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