Screw a downspout elbow to the outlet tube protruding down from the gutter.
Hold another elbow against the house and cut a piece of downspout to fit between the two elbows.
Use needlenosed pliers to slightly crimp the elbow to fit into the downspout (as shown).
Fasten the parts together with pop rivets or screws.
Tip: Use two downspout brackets on a one-story house and three brackets on a two-story house.
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for cutting gutters and downspouts to length
Drill/driver with nut driver,
for driving self-tapping, hex-head stainless screws
used instead of drill/driver and screws to join gutter sections and end caps
left- and right-handed versions used to cut gutters and trim aluminum strip miters
Electric drill with 4-inch-diameter hole saw,
for cutting holes in gutter for downspout outlet
for snapping gutter layout lines on fascia
12-inch power miter saw with carbide-tipped finish blade,
to cut gutters and downspouts to length
Ratchet wrench with 7/16-inch socket,
for attaching fascia brackets to house
Assorted twist drill bits
Ladders with ladder brackets and aluminum scaffold plank,
all can be rented
2. FASCIA GUTTER BRACKETS
4. DOWNSPOUT OUTLETS
used to join gutter to downspout
5. DOWNSPOUT ELBOWS
6. DOWNSPOUT BRACKETS
7. SPHERICAL END CAPS
8. 1/4-INCH-DIAMETER STAINLESS STEEL LAG SCREWS
long enough to penetrate rafter tails 2 inches
9. 3-INCH-WIDE ALUMINUM STRIP
to form a strip-miter joint at gutter corners; available from gutter manufacturer
10. 3/8-INCH-LONG, SELF-TAPPING, HEX-HEAD STAINLESS SCREWS
if using drill/driver to join together gutter sections and end caps
11. 1/8-INCH-DIAMETER x 1/4-INCH-LONG ALUMINUM RIVETS
if using pop rivet gun to join together gutter sections and end caps