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The gutter is about 27feet long. I want the downspout to be repositioned on the opposite end from where it is now (I want to eventually run piping underground thru my lawn). Is this type of job a DIYer or usually left to pro's? Im just worried about undoing the original "seal." Its aluminum and installed two yrs ago. With some TLC there shouldnt be need to replace any of the core materials... For this sort of job will I be better off letting Pro's do it? I wont mind spending some money on labour if it means getting it right the first time.
 

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So you only have one downspout on a 27' long gutter?
I've put up all of my gutters at this house & the last house
My last house I ran 30' in one direction, then it dropped down to 1st floor gutter & ran another 12' to the front of the house

If you can do it depends upon how handy you are
Gutter would need to be resloped
I'm not sure how far a gutter should run without a down spout

You want to run underground - how far underground?
Are you in a northern area - freezing to contend with?
 

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It is a task you can do, but are you leaving the original downspout location in as an additional drainage point or planning on deadening it?

You will need the right parts and tools, too.

Ed
 

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Its got just one downspout only along the stretch.
NO, the original location will not be used--I will close it up.
I know I will have to relevel the length (25-30ft)to redirect the water. Im not worried about that as much as Im about leaving gaps and slight seams...Freezing ground>>>>Im pretty north with very cold long winters so I will ask neighbours about this issue when the time comes--next spring!!!

thanx again.
 
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