Length of gutter between downspouts

Old 07-02-07, 06:26 AM
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Length of gutter between downspouts

Our home is a total of 117 ft. long and about 50 ft. of that has concrete where the driveway goes into our carport and 3 car garage. My husband installed guttering and it leaks between some of the sections and overflows in others. How close do the downspouts have to be, and how much of a slant has to be on the gutter? My husband won't hear of hiring a professional and won't ask for help so HELP!!!!!
Old 07-02-07, 11:10 AM
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If it were my house, I would want 4 downspouts in a 117 foot run. One at each end and the other two equally spaced. The gutter should be higher at the fartherest point from the downspout sloping gradually downhill to the nearest downspout.

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