The Gutter Is Running “Uphill”

Category: Seamless Gutter Machines

If you see that there’s a slight bow upward towards the sky when looking at the bottom of your gutter from one end, this means your gutter is “running uphill.” The ends of the gutter are higher at either end than they are in the center. 

Refer to your gutter machine manual before making any adjustments on your machine.

Learn How to Sight a Gutter and Identify Gutter Shape Issues

If your machine has multiple issues simultaneously, like “uphill” and “into/away from the house” only adjust one thing at a time. If you’re unsure how to adjust your gutter machine contact the Service department first.

How to Adjust the Blue Station to Fix “Uphill” Gutter

If the gutter is running “uphill,” adjusting the blue station of the gutter machine swing shaft assembly. Follow the steps demonstrated in this video or read this article to learn how to sight your gutter and adjust your seamless gutter machine to fix “uphill” gutter :

To fix the gutter going “uphill”, you’ll adjust the vertical axis, which is color-coded blue, on the exit mount adjustment assembly. By raising or lowering the box and rollers inside appropriately, you’ll control the uphill or downhill effect of the gutter. 

  1. Loosen the “F” bolt on top of the box assembly.
  2. Turn the “E” bolt CLOCKWISE to raise the box to adjust for an uphill gutter.
  3. Retighten the “F” bolts.
gutter box assembly

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