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The Best Gutter Guards for Your Home

The Best Gutter Guards for Your Home

Which type will work best for your house?

Have you thought about where the water from your gutter are draining, it could be into your house. Here is how to bury a gutter downspout to move the water away from the house.

How to Bury a Gutter Downspout

Have you thought about where the water from your gutter are draining, it could be into your house. Here is how to bury a gutter downspout to move the water away from the house.

This Old House general contractor Tom Silva shows how to install an efficient rain-handling gutter system.

How to Install Aluminum Gutters

This Old House general contractor Tom Silva shows how to install aluminum gutters.

Missing Kick-Out Flashing - Kick-out flashing is critical where a roof edge meets a sidewall. Without it, roof runoff flows down the wall and possibly into the wall. This is worst when there is a door or a window below and water can seep behind the trim. You might not notice it for years, but eventually rot will destroy sheathing and framing. In extreme cases, the stucco is the only thing holding up the wall! Don’t wait for that to happen to you. To see how to add kick-out flashing, read…

10 Roof Problems and What to Do About Them

Your roof covers the largest asset you own, so it pays to know the signs of trouble. Fortunately, many of the danger signals are easy to see-you can sometimes even spot them from the ground. (Tip: Binoculars help!) A small leak can go undetected for years, causing huge damage before you notice anything. It's a good idea to inspect your roof regularly. Many contractors offer free inspections. But even if you have to pay, it's better than finding leaks after the damage is done. Here are a few…

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Roof Soffit Repair: Advice From a Pro

Need a soffit replacement? Here are pro-approved steps on how to rebuild your water-damaged roof edge, fascia included.

Aluminum Soffit & Fascia Installation – Hicksville, Ohio ...

Aluminum Soffit & Fascia Installation - Hicksville, Ohio

For this home in rural Hicksville, we are first building out the old fascia to 90 degrees (perpendicular to the ground) using ripped 4x4 lumber. This will not only look more architecturally appealing, but will also allow for easier installation of gutters at a later point. After this, we box in th

Wrap the soffits and fascias on your home with prefinished aluminum and you'll never have to scrape, prime or paint those roof edges again. New aluminum soffits (the underside of eaves) and fascias (the vertical trim at the roof edge) won’t peel or rot, so they'll last for decades with no ...

How to Install Aluminum Soffits That are Maintenance-Free

You'll never have to paint the roof overhangs again!

The obligatory "before" picture. The corner of the fascia board has rotted away.

Eaves and Fascia Board Repair: How (Not) to Fix Them

If you have traditional wooden fascia boards on your eaves, then they will need maintenance at some time or another. It's not so terribly hard. Here are some tricks and traps, described and photographed.

Create stronger, better-looking gutters by modifying standard gutter systems. Minimize joints; assemble strong, sleek-looking seams; and add roof flashing to keep water flowing into the gutters where it belongs.

How to Install and Replace Gutters

Learn how to install strong, sleek-looking gutters.

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How to Replace Soffits & Fascia | Homesteady

Houses make a statement whether homeowners want them to or not. Included in that statement is how the exterior looks, which is greatly affected by the soffit and fascia. As a...

DIY Gutter Installation

DIY Gutter Installation

This past weekend it was time for a boring home maintenance project: DIY gutter installation.

How to Install and Replace Gutters

Gutter replacement: Create stronger, better-looking gutters by modifying standard guttering. Minimize joints; assemble strong, sleek-looking seams, etc.

add a splash guard at the bottom of roof valleys to prevent gutter overflows during heavy rain storms. it's only takes 20 minutes.

How to Fix Overflowing Gutters

An add-on splash guard prevent gutter overflows.

Away with clogged gutter downspouts and clogged gutters

Gutter Guard Basics: Prevent Debris From Settling in Your Gutters

Learn about different leaf gutter guard systems and compare how they function, the pros and cons of each, and find out if you can DIY the install.

Roofing experts say to repair fascia damage before replacing the roof itself.

4 Fascia Board Repair Tips for Your Roof

Roofing experts say to repair fascia damage before replacing the roof itself.

When installing gutters solo, use clamps to give them something to rest on as you fasten them in place.

Tips for Easier DIY When You Work by Yourself

Don't let working solo slow you down. Here's how to get the job done without a helper.