How To Measure Gutters
What you’ll need:
How to measure:
Step 1: Where do you want gutters?
Look at your roof and determine where you want gutters.
Gutters are always at the eave edge of a roof. (Where the roof
Step 2: Measure where you want the gutters to run.
Measuring along the ground, estimating where the gutters will be on
the roof is the best idea. Some people hook the tape measure
on the side of the house for these measurements. Mark 1st
floor and 3rd
Step 3: Evaluate your downspouts.
Downspouts occur about
every 20-30 feet for small downspouts and 30-40 feet for large
downspouts. If you need/want the large ones, keep it constant
throughout the house. Downspouts should run down hill, and try
(you can't always) to avoid walkways and driveways.
Step 4: Count any corners you may need.
If your gutter
bends or changes direction, that would be a corner you need to note.
Step 5: Calculate your Gutter Quote!
Enter your measurements on the calculator and call us
over to verify your findings. Your new gutters are on their
Done measuring? You’re ready to find your quote!
E-Z-Quote Gutter Calculator