Repairing, Continued

Step 3: Holes larger than an inch, but narrower than the width of the gutter trough can be patched with a small piece of sheet metal. If you're lucky, you have a piece of sheet metal lying around! If not, you may have to buy a large piece from a home center and then cut it to size with tin snips.

Spread the roofing cement around the hole and embed the patch over it. Slather more roofing cement over the seams, so it will be watertight.

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