Project Guide

How to Repair a Leaky Gutter

1
REMOVE CONNECTING HARDWARE
Remove Connecting Hardware - Repair Leaky Gutter

Remove any screws or connecting hardware at the joint and then disassemble the leaking portion of the downspout. You may need to remove other gutter or downspout sections near the leaky joint first.

2
CLEAN THE JOINTS & REPLACE THE GASKETS
Clean Joints Replace Gaskets  - Repair Leaky Gutter

Clean any caulk or adhesive from both parts of the joint using a stiff wire brush. Replace the rubber gaskets on vinyl or PVC gutters.

3
APPLY SILICONE & REASSEMBLE
Apply Silicone Reassemble - Repair Leaky Gutter

Apply a bead of silicone caulk to one of the parts at the joint area, then reassemble the gutter system. Add any necessary fasteners or connectors.