June 30th, 2011 | Uncategorized | 0 Comments
This is what the top of your gutter looks like directly above your rain spout. If you are wanting to put your
rain chain in this same location – then installation is super easy. You just take off the rain spout, insert this piece:
But…. if you are like me and like to make things difficult – then you will need to seal off your old gutter hole and make a new one. I sealed the original hole with a piece of flashing metal I had from a previous project. I cut it so that it fit flat into the gutter and had a couple inches overage on each side.
I used this gutter sealer that my roof guy gave me. Anyone in the Portland area has to call these guys for a bid. Fisher Roofing was so generous when I had some roof questions while considering the purchase of this house. (was that just a year ago?)
I put the sealer around the hole of the gutter and then again around the edge of the flashing.
Then I drilled a 1″ hole in the gutter on the side of the house.
[Insert Photo of hole]
Then use this to hang the chain and that’s it! I’m building a rain garden to be at the end of this chain but photos of them to come!