Keep gutters and downspouts
free of leaves, twigs, and other debris.
, one drop outlet, three elbows and two wall clips will cost about $40 at a home center.
Smith said she has designed and built rain gardens that incorporate water from all the downspouts
on one house, and has found solutions to basement flooding by directing water away from foundations.
You direct the rainwater from the downspouts
to the garden via a swale (a stone channel) or plastic piping.
Ideally, you could attach the downspout
near the outer end of the gutter and drain the water straight down to the ground.
rain, or about 103 gallons per downspout
if you have six downspouts
Roofing, gutter and downspout
contractors--mainly local small businesses--have historically relied on the print and electronic Yellow Pages to help build a customer base because of the medium's high return on investment," said Larry Small, director of research for the YPA.
Record the length of the gutter runs and mark the downspout
A) and add an extra if the lawn mower or a basketball frequently bangs the downspout
Also, see if a product brochure is available to help you figure out how much gutter and downspout
to purchase, along with which fittings you'll need and how many of each to buy.
Tenders are invited for Clay tile roof repairs, flat roof membrane replacement, sheet metal flashing and gutter repairs, downspout
cleaning, gutter and downspout
heat trace system installation, masonry chimney repairs, masonry gable reconstruction, and pointing masonry.
To usher the water away from the apartments, owner Hai Le added roof trenches, increased the number of gutter downspouts
and connected those downspouts
to a set of French drains.