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					In the February 2008 issue of Handyman, we showed
you how to fix and replace guttering. Here are the
tools and materials you’ll need for the job.




Gutter repair
TOOL LIST
I   Caulking gun
I   Cold chisel
I   Drill and bits
I   Hacksaw
I   Hammer
I   Ladders and planks
I   Rivet gun
I   Spirit level
I   Stringline
I   Tape measure
I   Tin snips



MATERIALS LIST
I   Gutter length (continuous is available)
I   Gutter brackets
I   Stop-ends (left and right)
I   Spouts (outlets)
I   Downpipe lengths
I   Downpipe offsets (optional)
I   Internal angle bracket
I   External angle bracket
I   Astragals (downpipe wall brackets)
I   40mm galvanised twist nails or 25mm screws
I   2mm rivets
I   Roof gutter silicone
I   Touch-up paint
I   Leaf Guard (optional)



GUTTER TIPS
I   Do not install galvanised gutters with Zincalume steel or Colorbond pre-painted roofs.
I   Do not use lead flashings with Zincalume steel or Colorbond gutters.
I   Downpipe spacing and size should be in accordance with AS 2180-1986.
I   Always remove ‘swarf’ (metal filings) to prevent staining and corrosion.
I   Remove the protective plastic film prior to gutter installation.

				
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