Need some help with my gutter down spout


Old 03-25-14, 12:06 PM
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Need some help with my gutter down spout

I have a hip roof and I can't add a down spouts to the two front corners, do to concrete front walk and the drive/garage. So the whole front and side all go to one. If it rains more then a shower the gutter spills over by the down spout because the down spout can't take that volum. My thought is to take out the down spout and replace it with a bigger one. or leave it and put another one in like 6" away and make it the same size. Whats a better fix for my problem.

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Old 03-25-14, 03:37 PM
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A wider downspout would have to have a wider hole in the gutter, for it to work properly. A second downspout might work but there are no guarantees.
Old 03-25-14, 04:18 PM
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3X4 outlet drops and downspout move twice the water when compared to 2x3. You csn also cut the concrete and put the downspouts into a pvc drain pipe and pipe it some distance away... even to the stret if its practical.

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