How to Extend Gutter Runs Without Taking Them Down

Building a room addition or extending the overhang of a roof for more coverage often calls for extending the existing gutters. Regardless of the type of gutters, such as PVC or galvanized metal, manufacturers produce fittings and accessories that allow you to attach another length of gutter at the end of an existing run. Typically, gutters install with a slope for drainage and with a downspout port at the lowest end. Obtain the gutter and parts based on the type and size of the existing gutter. Extending a gutter run is a lot easier with the help of an assistant.

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