Category: Main House Eavestroughs

Upper part of the downspout installed and completely painted with the verdigris finish. Different view of the upper downspout. This lower eavestrough is temporarily being set to carry the water from the main roof, over the Breezeway roof, to the back of the house so it will drain down the back alley. Other end of […]
Old eavestrough has been removed, along with the first row of old shingles.  These shingles were in bad shape and would be in the way of the new eavestrough that will run above the Breezeway roof.  Here, I’m removing the section of crown molding so it can be repaired. Much nice looking roof edge. Detail […]
Attached the 2 horseshoe brackets that will hold the downspout on the north side of the house. The upper part of the downspout, assembled and partially painted with the Rustoleum primer. Shot of the existing K-Style eavestrough that runs across the top of the Breezeway roof.  As you can see, it’s in horrible condition. Better […]
Eavestrough installation continues around the southeast corner to the east side of the house.  The corners were done using pre-fab 90 degree corner pieces.  These pieces are installed into the main run by overlapping the two sections about 8 inches where they meet.  Acrylic caulk is applied between the two sections where they overlap, and […]
With all of the brackets installed on the fascia, it’s now time to start installing the eavestroughs.  But first, they had to have the verdigris finish applied so that they would look like aged copper.  These three sections are in various stages of the process.  The one further away is the factory brown color.  The […]
The new brackets installed on the northern fascia. The brackets installed on the western end of the northern fascia. The new brackets on the northern end of the western fascia.  This is a good shot showing how the brackets are installed on the chalk line to obtain the proper drainage grade. The final bracket.  This […]
Repair work completed on the northern end of the western fascia. Western fascia ready for new paint. Western fascia painting complete.  Now it’s time to install the remaining eavestrough brackets.
The Bondo has been sanded smooth, so it’s now time to apply the new paint. Beginning the paint work. Northern fascia paint work complete.
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