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Old 12-28-2011, 09:19 PM   #16
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Pretty house. At this point, if it were my house, I would cut a 2-foot-square section of concrete, dig a 3-foot-deep hole, fill it with rocks or some sort of dry well, put a pipe for a downspout, patch the concrete, and connect a downspout to the pipe. The section of roof draining to that gutter is very small, so I don't think that such a dry well would ever overfill.

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Old 12-29-2011, 08:42 AM   #17
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This or the rainbarrel idea should be fine.
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Old 12-29-2011, 11:58 AM   #18
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If someone just hadn't installed the gutter right there this would have never been noticed and no one would have given it a second thought. This is all pretty silly. If ice becomes an issue - Watch Your Step!

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