Downspout Extentions

How far should downspouts extend from house? On sloped land with clay-rich soil, downspouts should extend at least three feet out from the foundation. On flat land, the Association recommends 10 feet, unless the soil is very sandy, in which case the extender may need to be much longer. What can I use to extend … Read more

Seamless Gutter Installation

Seamless gutters are a type of gutter that are installed without any type of seams or joints. This provides a number of advantages over traditional gutters, which have seams that can leak and allow water to enter the home. Seamless gutters are less likely to leak, and they also provide a more finished look to … Read more

Gutter Installation

How much should labor cost to install gutters? How much does it cost to install gutters per foot? Having seamless aluminum gutters professionally installed on your home will cost around $7 to $33 per linear foot. The average per-foot cost is about $20, but second-story vs. What does home Depot charge to install gutters? Q: … Read more

Do You Nail Or Screw Gutters?

Nailing gutters is the traditional method and has been used for many years. The main advantage of nailing is that it is generally quicker and easier to do than screwing. Nailing also doesn’t require any special tools – just a hammer. However, there are a few disadvantages to nailing gutters. One is that nails can … Read more

How Should Rain Gutters Be Installed?

How should gutters be installed? Locate downspouts in unobstructed areas where water can be directed away from the house. … Place downspouts in inconspicuous locations if possible. Install oversized 3×4-in. … Slope long gutter runs (40 feet or more) down both directions from the middle and put a downspout on each end. Do gutters go … Read more