Originally Posted By: bdoles
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At a recent inspection, I came across an issue with guttering. Upon inspecting the roof as well as the gutters (while I’m up there), I noticed the placement of 8 common bricks laying in the gutter. This was a ranch home with a total run of 40+ ft. of gutter on the rear of the home, the bricks were placed on only one end of the gutter. Any ideas on the purpose of the brick…?? My thoughts were:
To slow the water flow during hard rain. (but these bricks consumed the gutter and would ultimately just cause overflow). I ruled that out..! ![icon_eek.gif](upload://yuxgmvDDEGIQPAyP9sRnK0D0CCY.gif)
Possibly to weigh this end of the gutter down to get proper drainage to the downspout.
Or just a good hiding spot for 8 bricks that someone had no idea what to do with.
Brian K Doles
Inspection Connection Home Inspections