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Gutter question?

Question by Biggy17620: Gutter question?
I am looking into gutters for a house of mine. The question i have is at the very end of the truss it is angled, there really isnt a flat piece, like say a 2×6 to mount the gutter on, is there a way that is used, or am i going to have to cut the trus a bit an angle it back.
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the roof looks like this /_ can it be installed like that or will i have to cut it back to look like this

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Answer by pumpdatiron
There are special brackets to “bump” the gutter out level. They can be purchased or fabricated by the installer.

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How do I stop rain dripping behind gutters from a shallow-pitched roof with no soffets?

Question by lpines3: How do I stop rain dripping behind gutters from a shallow-pitched roof with no soffets?
This summer I had my asphalt roof redone but because the tiles now end exactly at the edge of the roof, it is slightly shallower than the gutters so the rain and melting snow drip behind the gutters. The gutters are also not flat with the sides of my house but rest on dentil molding on the front and sides and spaced small wooden blocks in the back, where the rain drip is the worst. My house is a small colonial.

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Answer by Delhooters
I would say this is a faulty roofing job. There should always be a small amount of overhang to get the water to the gutter.

A possible fix (or a permanent one if you never get this repaired) is to put aluminum flashing (4″ ?) under the shingles to bridge the gap to the gutter. Hope this helps

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Gutter Screens or a product like rain flow?

Question by Lea: Gutter Screens or a product like rain flow?
What works better, gutter screens or a product that you put down in the gutter like rain flow?

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Answer by sensible_man
Gutter screens are made to prevent leaves from getting in the gutter and slowing flow. If the gutters are properly pitched towards the down spout, nothing else should be needed.

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Do i need gutters on my Dallas area house?

Question by Renay: Do i need gutters on my Dallas area house?
I just bought an older remodeled home and either the house didnt have gutters or they took them down when they repainted the exterior of the home….I live in the DFW area and we have hellacious hot summers here and most of the summer is a drought due to the lack of rain but here in the DFW area we have to keep our foundations watered so they dont crack(this is what i am told)…We are also on a big time water restriction due to the lack of rain here over the last year…i dont know what to do..Im confused..wouldnt the fact that i dont have gutters keep the foundation wet??So what do they do and are they really necessary…
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Renay

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Answer by Bobby
No u dont need them id it dont rain DUH

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Anyone know how much leavesout gutter guards cost?

Question by Jack Hammer: Anyone know how much leavesout gutter guards cost?
I received an estimate of $ 9 per foot installed. I was wondering how much the guards themselves cost per foot and how much was labor. Also anyone have this type of guard and are you happy with it or do you think it is a waste of money?

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Answer by TexasWitch
My brother put hardware cloth over our gutters and bent it so that the leaves could get in the gutters.
If you don’t know what hardware cloth is, it’s a type of mesh-like screen. Sometimes they use it on small animal cages.

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