Guest User
8/7/2012
Hi, I have a metal roof (which was there when house was purchased) and I need to find some type of gutters. The problem is when rain comes off the roof it's almost like a monsoon it comes down so fast. It hits the deck and bounces back to the front wall & this is now the second time I'm replacing the front wall due to rot getting in. This time water has come down to the insulation & studs.... I'm at a loss of what kind of gutters, given the amount of snow build up on the roof (avalanche) in the winter season that happens can withstand and still not get completely trashed at the end of winter????
Todd Miller
Isaiah Industries, Inc.
8/7/2012
I suggest 6" gutters made from minimum .032" aluminum, mounted as high as possible with fascia brackets.
Guest User
8/7/2012
Thanks & sorry I included wrong pic. I've attached the correct one. The pitch of the roof is pretty steep especially on the lower roof. But if you think this would do the trick I'll try it and let you know. Thanks again so much for your help!
Todd Miller
Isaiah Industries, Inc.
8/7/2012
Thanks. I still feel the same way.
Dick Bus
8/7/2012
Todd, is correct with using a 6" k gutter in .032 aluminum. Use either facia brackets or hidden hangers spaced a maximum of 16" oc with a minimum of two 1 1/2" long screw per bracket. Screws should be stainless steel if the facia is pressure treated lumber or at least plated. If you cannot find them elsewhere look at atas.com we make gutters in 30 different colors.
Eric Novotny
An informed customer is the Best Customer!
8/9/2012
+1 to both Todd and Dick's recommendations. K-Style of Half Rounds (mounted correctly) will work just fine. Depending on the angle of the fascia board, you may need to install gutter wedge blocks to space the gutters up and level to catch the rain more effectively.

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