Repair drip above front door?

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Old 02-23-19, 02:04 PM
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Repair drip above front door?

Whenever it rains or the snow melts, water drips from behind the gutter and onto the head of anyone passing through the front door. Do I need to remove the gutter and replace the drip edge? Pictures attached.

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Old 02-23-19, 02:12 PM
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Can't tell from the pics... you would need to take one that shows the top of the gutter. If the flashing doesn't overlap the back of the gutter, then yes.
 
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Old 02-23-19, 02:42 PM
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Here are the pix you requested. It looks like someone in the past has attempted to apply clear caulk underneath the gutter to try and stop the leaking.

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Old 02-23-19, 03:07 PM
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First thing I would do is take the spikes out and move the gutter higher... no reason it should be that low. When you take the gutter down you will likely want to have a piece of white prebent fascia cover to replace the one with the caulking on it.
 
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Old 02-23-19, 06:43 PM
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It looks like the gutter is butted up to the bottom of the drip edge.
If you move the gutter up it needs to be slid behind the drip edge..... correct ?
Could be a little tough at the ends.
 
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Old 02-23-19, 06:46 PM
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Gutter should always be about an inch longer than the drip edge is, so the ends shouldn't be a problem. And if it is, you can clip a slight angle on the flashing with a tin snips so that the gutter can go higher.
 
 

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