Down spout requirements ?


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Old 05-12-03, 02:41 PM
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Question Down spout requirements ?

Is there a general rule of thumb to calculate the number of down spouts needed for x number of feet of guttering ? I've received 2 quotes to replace my existing (falling apart) seamed guttering (self installed by the previous owner) with seamless guttering. One guy recommends 4 downspouts, and another guy is recommending 7. Also, is $3/foot for the gutter reasonable for the DFW Texas area ? And $45 per downspout seems high ??

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Old 05-15-03, 11:39 AM
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Its very hard to say cost from here to there. Also do they use 5" or 6" gutters . On a home it should be 5" gutter and thats all. ### of down spouts???????Its how big is the roof and how much water will there be how is the gutter cut up?????? $3.00 a ft not bad to me here. on the spouts not bad we look at a down spout as about 10' and add 3 L for it that counts as 13 ft tot. so $3.00 X 13== $39.00 per spout. As I said its all in where you are as far as cost ED
 
 

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