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Old 10-19-2010, 11:11 PM   #1
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Does All Gutter Seal Suck Or What?


I have a tried two dozen gutter seal brands over the years with very disappointing results.

It does not seem to matter what it claims to do, whats in it or how much it costs.

What is your favorite brand and method of applying gutter seal to get consistent drip free results?

(For aluminum gutters)
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Old 10-20-2010, 06:37 AM   #2
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Geocell 2300

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Old 10-20-2010, 10:47 AM   #3
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Solar Seal polyurethane caulk works well.
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I have a tried two dozen gutter seal brands over the years with very disappointing results.

It does not seem to matter what it claims to do, whats in it or how much it costs.

What is your favorite brand and method of applying gutter seal to get consistent drip free results?

(For aluminum gutters)
If you're not using it on fresh, new metal, before it gets wet or dirty, they are all going to suck.
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I'm a big fan of solar seal. It seems that with gutters, no matter which brand you use, you need to use a lot.
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Old 10-22-2010, 08:04 AM   #6
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Geocel 2320 gray, use plenty
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Old 10-22-2010, 08:28 AM   #7
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never liked any geocell products very much. for gutters the best is Alcoa gutter seal . "liquid solder" . dosent work well though when its below freezing.
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I use Ruscoe 12-3 with great results.
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Old 10-24-2010, 02:34 PM   #9
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Geocel 2320 gray, use plenty
Another vote for Geocel 2320. White on white gutters and clear on other colors.
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Sub it out with seamless gutters. No seams to fail.
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Sub it out with seamless gutters. No seams to fail.
There are still end caps, corner miters, etc. that need sealing.
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anytime i work with sealing gutter metal i always pre clean with alcohol or brake cleaner
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I have a tried two dozen gutter seal brands over the years with very disappointing results.

It does not seem to matter what it claims to do, whats in it or how much it costs.

What is your favorite brand and method of applying gutter seal to get consistent drip free results?

(For aluminum gutters)
UMM, you are putting it on the inside, right?
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UMM, you are putting it on the inside, right?

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UMM, you are putting it on the inside, right?

Whenever i use it i end up with it inside my shirt, tool belt, nose and anywhere else my fingers end up. Does that count?
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Like rooferjim already said, this is the best stuff no doubt. Alcoa Gutter Seal.

http://www.vintagetrailersupply.com/..._p/vts-138.htm

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