9 Easy Gutter Repairs

Repair gutter problems with these easy fixes

Required Tools for this Project

Have the necessary tools for this DIY project lined up before you start—you’ll save time and frustration.

  • Hammer
  • Cordless drill
  • Tape measure
  • Caulk gun
  • 4-in-1 screwdriver
  • Hacksaw
  • Jigsaw
  • Stepladder
  • Pliers
  • Pry bar
  • Safety glasses
  • Utility knife
  • Tin snips

Required Materials for this Project

Avoid last-minute shopping trips by having all your materials ready ahead of time. Here's a list.

  • Gutter
  • Downspout
  • Drop outlet
  • Elbows
  • Diverter
  • Slip joint
  • Gutter hinges
  • Fascia hanger brackets
  • Flashing
  • Sheet metal screws
  • Exterior screws
  • Nylon rope
  • Seam sealer caulk
  • Rollout spout