Rain gutter on mobile home w/no eves

Old 03-01-05, 12:45 PM
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Rain gutter on mobile home w/no eves

How complicated will it be to self-install rain gutters on my mobile home that has no eves? Am I going to need something to seal the gutter against the side of the house or do I need a special rain gutter or ????

I need to prevent the water run-off from the roof from running right down the side of the house, causing the siding to warp.

Old 03-01-05, 12:56 PM
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Seems like it should have some kind of drip edge up there? If its flat on the wall there Id just screw the gutter on but first put a bead of that gutter caulk behind itand then on the back top edge of the guttter. Its a lot in what you have up there.

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What kind of roof covering do you have? Is it just metal, or something else?
Old 03-02-05, 05:02 AM
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you could install your cutter just below the drip edge and go to hd and buy the rubber self adhesive tape it's about 6 inches wide in the roofing section ans simply jut install it on the roof about 4 inches and 2 inches in the gutter.
It stick real well so make sure your aligment is rigth.



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