Bending downspouts is an easy way to improve the drainage around your home. The procedure is simple and can be completed with basic tools in a short amount of time.
How To Bend Downspout
There are a few ways to bend downspouts. One way is to use a hacksaw to cut the downspout at the desired angle and then use a hammer and chisel to remove the remaining metal. Another way is to use a pipe bender. This can be done by heating up the metal with a torch and then bending it into the desired shape.
-Tape measure -Pipe wrench -Pliers -Hack saw -File -Safety goggles -Dust mask
- Mark the spot on the downspout where you want to bend
- Get a piece of metal pipe or tubing that is the same diameter as the downspout
- Locate the downspout where you want to bend it
below -Location of downspout in yard -Length of downspout -Type of material downspout is made of -How much water flow is expected
Frequently Asked Questions
Can You Bend Downspout Elbows?
Yes, you can bend downspout elbows. You may need to use a hacksaw to get the job done if they are installed tightly.
How Do You Make A Downspout Angle?
There are a few ways to make a downspout angle. One way is to use a piece of metal flashing and make a 45-degree angle with it. You can also use a piece of PVC pipe to make the angle.
How Do You Change The Angle Of A Downspout?
The angle of a downspout can be changed by using a downspout elbow.
Bending downspouts is a quick and easy way to improve the appearance of your home and direct water away from the foundation. To bend a downspout, use a hose to create heat around the area you want to bend. Once the metal is soft enough, use pliers or a pipe wrench to bend it into shape.