There are lots of points to consider when you decide it’s time for some home repairs. How much will it cost? How long will it take? Is this a job you can do yourself?
If you’re thinking about doing the work yourself, one of your biggest concerns might be how to do the job safely.
Whenever you are working at any height, there is a risk. You need to decide for yourself what the best option is for your situation.
Don’t be that person working off of a ladder. If you aren’t sure what is safe, put the extension ladder away for emergencies. Go get some scaffolding or call someone who does scaffolding. Don’t risk your safety to save a few bucks.
Here we were able to set up scaffolding, strip out all the old caulking on the higher parts of this chimney and apply new sealant.