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This Old House general contractor Tom Silva has a fast fix for a dripping rain gutter. (See below for a shopping list and tools.) Click here to SUBSCRIBE to the official This Old House YouTube channel: http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=thisoldhouse Full episode: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5mjOEASvz4Y&list=PLkJADc1qDrr8mfl5BwtXlwYV9zxvbi-Eq&index=13 How to Fix a Leaking Rooftop Vent Pipe: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mNM-JUC7ZEA&list=PLkJADc1qDrr_0NxtmzECiOWkr5de82kXV&index=19 How to Repair a Wobbly Newel Post: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ou2Q7LyqZzU&list=PLkJADc1qDrr_0NxtmzECiOWkr5de82kXV&index=2 How to Screen Large Utility Boxes With Plantings: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PUJZlyIYjKU&list=PLkJADc1qDrr_0NxtmzECiOWkr5de82kXV&index=3 Shopping List for How to Repair a Leaky Gutter: - ⅜-inch-thick x ¾-inch-wide x 8-foot-long pressure-treated wood strips - silicone caulk Tools for How to Repair a Leaky Gutter: - caulk gun - table saw (optional), used for ripping wood strips Follow This Old House: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/ThisOldHouse Twitter: https://twitter.com/thisoldhouse Pinterest: http://www.pinterest.com/thisoldhouse/ G+: https://plus.google.com/+thisoldhouse/posts Instagram: http://instagram.com/thisoldhouse Tumblr: http://thisoldhouse.tumblr.com/
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Woodie's will show you how to repair a leaking gutter. This is handy to know as continued overspill can damage the connected wall of your house.
Have rain water dripping out from between your facia and gutters?
This can be frustrating, and also creates a dangerous situation on porch steps during freezing weather. Not to mention the potential for rotting out your facia boards!
Learn how to PERMANENTLY fix this problem with a simple sheet metal repair.
In this video I used:
Raytec Hangtite Gutter Brackets:
https://www.amazon.com/dp/B01FWK6V96/ref=cm_sw_r_cp_api_qETNyb8Q0KBTV (make sure you get the correct size for your gutter & install every 24 inches along gutter length).
And custom-ordered sheet metal flashing from local metal roof/siding/trim shop.