Water picks up speed in roof valley, overshoots gutter

Guest User
8/1/2008
We have a newly constructed house with a metal roof. For the most part, the gutters are catching the rain. However, in one part of the house where several rooflines converge and the pitch is steep - water picks up speed in the valley and overshoots the gutter(see picture - valley between attached garage and main part of house. Our builder says that's just the way metal roofs are. I'm wondering if there isn't something that can be installed in the roof valley to slow the water down. What do you think?
Guest User
8/1/2008
Most gutter installers put in a diverter, backstop, whatever you want to call it. It goes on the outside lip of the gutter and keeps the water from overshooting but keeps it in the gutter. If you drive around looking at homes, I'm sure you will see them now that you know what you are looking for.
Todd Miller
Classic Products, Inc.
8/2/2008
Thanks Wade. Cute dogs in the picture
Nate Libbey
8/5/2008
I agree, those dogs are cool :)
Todd Miller
Classic Products, Inc.
8/9/2008
lol
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