Choosing Gutters

Install strong, sleek-looking gutters with off-the-shelf parts

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
  • Tape measure
  • Caulk gun
  • Crimper
  • Drill/driver, cordless
  • Chalk line
  • Level, 4-ft.
  • Drill bit set
  • Ladder
  • Hacksaw
  • Square
  • Tin snips
  • Tin snips, off-set type
  • Wood chisel

You'll also need a 1/4s-in. hex head driver bit for hex head screws, a pop-rivet gun with rivets and leather gloves.

Required Materials for this Project

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

  • Gutter parts
  • Gutter sealant