Grab a pair of safety or gardening gloves to keep your hands clean
Cleaning out your gutters is something to be desired. Avoid having to do this task more than required by installing some gutter protection.
Make sure it's on solid footing and is secured against the wall
You may need to reposition the ladder in order to reach all areas of the gutters
Ensure the drip foot, or back edge, fits snugly against the back of the gutter
Connect the front edge of the gutter locking shield to the gutter lip