How to Cut Gutters and Downspouts: A Step-by-Step Guide

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Expert step-by-step advice on how to cut aluminum, vinyl, and steel rain gutters and downspouts, using tin snips, a utility knife, or a saw.   In This Article: 1. Gather the Necessary Tools 2. Consider the Gutter Material 3. Preparing to Cut a Gutter or Downspout 4. Measure and Mark 5. Secure the Gutter or […]