Rehang gutters. Advice needed

Old 08-22-14, 12:58 PM
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Rehang gutters. Advice needed

Ok so I am getting lots of water between the gutters and the facia boards.

I took some photos and just wanted some advice on what exactly do I need to do?

My assumption is to take the gutters off completely and rehang them from scratch. Also I would think there should be some aluminum flashing over the back edge of the gutter?

Your advice is appreciated.

Old 08-22-14, 01:31 PM
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Welcome to the forums Nick!

Normally the gutter is tucked up under the drip cap but I'm not sure if your drip cap is wide enough for that to work for the whole run.
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No idea where someone found those gutter hangers since there's no location in your profile.
They need to be removed and tossed in the trash.
Here's what a real gutter hanger looks like.
Shop Amerimax 5-1/4-in Aluminum Hidden Gutter Hanger at
None of that roofing and flashing looks like anything I've seen in the US.
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I have similar problems (with different hangers) not sure either piece of advice is going to help him though... He'd have to change his roof line or something? How would he extend the drip cap if it's not wide enough?
And are you saying just using different hangers will pull in the gutter and eliminate the dripping? I hope more folks comment...
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Changing hanger style will not solve the problem. The problem began long before the gutters were hung and solving the problem will not be easy or cheap. That building needs professional correction by a professional that does re-roofs and gutters, that prides himself in his work and isn't in a rush to get to the next job.
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I think the OP's gutters could be re-hung by anyone having the proper skills and tools. After removing everything that's there, new strips of steel flashing (galvanized, or pre-painted) should be installed, tucked up under the existing drip edges and wide enough to extend over the inside edges of the re-installed gutter by at least 3/4", at its lowest locations.

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