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nicetrain

12:38PM | 05/10/08
Member Since: 05/09/08
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I am considering buying a new construction home in Atlanta. The homes in the subdivision only have gutters in the front. The home I am considering is on level ground, with no basement or crawlspace. Do I need gutters on the other three sides of the house? Am I risking damage with just front gutters? Atlanta averages about 60" of rainfall per year.

LarryG

02:05PM | 05/17/08
Member Since: 07/22/04
531 lifetime posts
it depends on the way the roof is sloped.

for instance if water is directed away from an edge due to the way the roof is then a gutter is not needed at that point.
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