Gutter How To & DIY
Improve the value of your home by discovering our gutter step-by-step tips & ideas.
Ask This Old House landscape contractor Roger Cook shows Kevin O’Connor a few ways to handle storm water, including French drains, channel drains, and dry wells
Everyone knows the importance of diverting water away from a house, but sometimes, a traditional gutter and downspout simply won’t work. Roger Cook evaluates a couple alternatives for moving rainwater effectively.
Ask This Old House general contractor Tom Silva installs an alternative to a gutter where a traditional one does not work
Take action to keep downspouts running freely before those shade trees start shedding in earnest.
Here are the steps, tools, and costs you’ll need to add gutters, downspouts, and rain barrels to your house.
This Old House general contractor Tom Silva shows how to maintain aluminum gutters and downspouts
These factory-molded substitutes look just like traditional wood, but they'll never leak, rot, or need paint
This Old House general contractor Tom Silva has a fast fix for a dripping rain gutter
We provide you everything you need to know about how to select and maintain these unsung heroes of roof-water management.
Use this handy guide to make sure your rain collection is up to the task during even the heaviest storm.
This Old House general contractor Tom Silva shows how to install aluminum gutters.
Our experts help you address 9 little trouble spots around your home before they cause big—as in big bucks—damage down the road
In this how-to video, This Old House landscape contractor Roger Cook shows how to collect valuable rainwater for use in the garden
Old-fashioned rain barrels conserve water while supercharging your lawn and garden