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tate16t 09-28-2007 10:28 PM

Installing Gutters
I replaced my gutters. Unfortunately the gutters are slated downward (from the front) too much. Is there a way to adjust the gutter upwards easily?

Any help would be greatly appreciated.

tate16t 09-29-2007 07:41 AM

The slope I'm referring to is from the front. The slope which allows the rain to run downward is fine.

One relevant point I failed to mention is the facia the gutter is attached to is slated.

redline 09-29-2007 04:41 PM

Do you mean "slated" or slanted?

Are these hung off the roof or screwed to the fascia?

Ed the Roofer 09-29-2007 05:18 PM

For a slanted fascia, there should be wedges, (Little tiangular shaped supports for the back side of the gutter), applied behind and attached to either the gutter or the slanted fascia board to keep the gutters in a truer horizontal plane.

If you are speaking about a steep roof with crown mouldings on, then the gutter hangers brackets should be attached to a T-Lock gutter hanging strap, which get nailed onto the sloped roof under the bottom row of shingles. If that is the case, then the heightr of the hangers is not correct.


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