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Gutter Sealant Application: Tips and Mistakes to Avoid

Using gutter sealant is an effective way to treat leaking galvanized steel and aluminum gutters and downspouts. It is very sticky, so try to avoid contact. Problems with copper gutters are not as common and can be corrected by re-soldering where necessary. You should clean your gutters and downspouts

How to Apply Gutter Sealant

Gutter sealant provides a long-lasting and fully weatherproof seal to almost any gutter materials. A good sealant can also provide further resistance to cracking. Depending on the sealant that you buy, it can either be suitable for wood, plastic or metal or a combination of these. Some sealants can also

Seamless Gutter Installation: 5 Tips

Seamless gutter installation is one of the basic household tasks that is routinely overlooked. However, it is pretty easy if you have some grit and the commitment to follow a few tips that could help you install them without much bother. Tip 1: Measurements The first job up your sleeve is calculating

Steel Gutter Installation: 6 Tips

Gutter installation is a vital aspect of drainage management in your home. Rainwater collects in the gutters and is discharged away from your house and into the storm drain system. This helps to maintain an efficient drainage system in the home. It also helps to prevent damage to the house caused by

5 Tips for Vinyl Gutter Installation

Vinyl gutter installation is relatively easy compared to the traditional gutters used in old houses. They come in kits that you can just snap together and fasten along the edges of your roof. They are also easier to replace and you can change just small damaged pieces instead of replacing and re-installing

Aluminum Gutter Repair: 3 Tips

Repairing a rain gutter is a fact of life regardless of whether it's a vinyl gutter, a wood gutter, or an aluminum gutter. Some are easier to repair, some need repair less often; but with all rain-gutter repairs, there are certain mistakes you should avoid making. Tip 1 – Don't Neglect Cleaning of

Aluminum Gutter Replacement: Mistakes to Avoid

When beginning an aluminum rain gutter replacement project, you can avoid wasting time and money if you know in advance the potential mistakes that are most commonly made. Then, do what you can to avoid making these same mistakes. Inadequate Sloping Aluminum rain gutters installed with a slope that is

Proper Patio Drainage for Concrete Patios

Plan it out before you begin construction.

How to Repair Box Gutters

Keep them in good shape to avoid expensive damage.

Cleaning Your Vinyl Gutters

These practices protect against a gutter ball in your game.

How to Build a French Drain

Sometimes the oldest method is the best method.

How to Install Seamless Rain Gutters

Seamless rain gutters are a popular choice.

Downspout Repair: How to Fix a Loose Downspout

It's wise to perform downspout repair every spring and fall.

How to Install New Gutters

Downspouts and gutters divert water away from the house.

Installing Gutter Guards: Mistakes to Avoid

Guards are an important part of rain flow protection systems

K-Style Gutter Installation Tips

A K-Style gutter is the most common gutter system.