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bigbavarian 01-19-2011 03:56 PM

Patch hole in gutter while it is still cold and wet
 
OK. So I did something pretty stupid. The gutters were completely blocked up with ice and I needed to get it out. While I was chipping it out, I put a hole in the bottom of the gutter. Now the water drips in that spot.

You can all laugh now.

I know htere is the gutter sealant but you need it to be dry and within a certain temperature.

What if I don't want to wait and do a temporary patch. Is there somethign I can use? Will plumbers puddy do anything? Are there any options? I live in the northeast and it is snowing and cold. Won't get to replace the gutter until the summer.

Any tips welcome.

Thanks

BamBamm5144 01-19-2011 03:57 PM

Yikes. Not too much you can do right now until it warms up.

It is much too cold for anything to effectively seal.

DexterII 01-19-2011 04:19 PM

It would seem that a couple of flat or fender washers, depending on the size of the hole, a bolt and nut, and a dap of whatever caulk you have handy should at least slow it down until spring.

epson 01-19-2011 04:45 PM

You can use a two part epoxy like cold cure epoxy resin or aqua set epoxy resin both found here:
http://www.fibertek.ca/epoxy.htm
or the hardman double/bubble silver two part epoxy adhesive found here: http://www.glueonline.co.uk/shop/Two_Part_Epoxy_Adhesives.html

bigbavarian 01-19-2011 04:53 PM

thank you for the information. The cold resin looks like a good solution.

epson 01-19-2011 04:55 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by bigbavarian (Post 573888)
thank you for the information. The cold resin looks like a good solution.

Anytime… :thumbsup:


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