We take new guttering as seriously as windows and doors. We know how costly blocked or leaky gutters can be to repair, and the damage they can cause to your home. That’s why AGS uPVC guttering is expertly designed to protect your property from even the heaviest weather.
Even if you have seamless gutters, there’s going to come a time when the end caps leak. If that time has arrived for you, here are two sealers recommended by pros: Aluminum Pigmented Gutterseal To fix your gutter leak, start by scooping out all the crud. Clean the area with household spray cleaner, a scrub brush and rags to get it as clean as possible. If you have to, resort to a toothbrush for crevices. The cleaner it is, the better your patch will hold over time. Next, remove any oxidation and apply the sealer. Go back several days later and cover the entire area with a rubberized coating to prevent rust (one brand is Rust-Oleum LeakSeal Flexible Rubber Coating; available by the can at home centers).
Sagging and leaking gutters risk damage to your siding and foundation that may cost thousands to repair. Use gutter sealant, patches, and hangers to fix sagging and leaky gutters at a cost of only a few dollars.
If you suspect a sag, get up on a ladder and sight down the length of the gutter. Gutters should be straight. Long gutters should have a peak in the middle to enable water to run toward downspouts at either end. The problem area should be easy to spot. In most cases, you can simply reposition loose hangers, using a cordless drill or a hammer. Here’s how to set stubborn sags straight: