How to Install Gutters

Install strong, sleek-looking gutters

Required Tools for this Project

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

  • Cordless drill
  • Crimper
  • Extension ladder

Duckbill tin snips, hex head driver, offset tin snips, pop rivet gun

Required Materials for this Project

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

  • Gutter
  • Downspouts
  • Elbows
  • Gutter flashing
  • Gutter sealant
  • Gutter hanging strap
  • 1/8" rivets
  • 1 1/4" self-tapping hex head screws
  • 1/4 " hex head screws ("zippers")