Installation Instructions

Normal Installation


IMPORTANT: You should have a 1″ x 3″ (or wider) fascia board and a 1 1/2″ to 2 1/2″ drip
edge overhang. Otherwise CLICK HERE

Items Needed:

  • Phillips Screwdriver (#2)detail1
  • Hammer
  • Nail (6D common, 2″ long)
  • Sheet metal shears or Hack Saw
  • Pencil
  • Tape Measure
  • Ladder


  1. Center the ladder 30 inches from the end of roof edge. (Figure 1) Be sure ladder is secure. Climb ladder with needed tools and place Rainhandler temporarily on roof.
  2. Measure and mark bracket positions at 10, 30, and 50 inches from roof end (see Figure 2) at the bottom of your fascia board.detail2



3. Using bracket, spot and mark screw holes at each bracket position. Start screw holes with 6D nail or use drill bit. See Figure 3.

4.  Mount brackets, seating screws snugly. (Figure 4) DO NOT OVERTIGHTEN SCREWS.


The roof edge MUST be directly over the third to fifth slat from the house for best results. In the unlikely event that your home is not of typical construction,
CLICK HERE to see special installation.

5. Swing the rainhandler section under the ladder. Mount it by hooking the second slat with the end hook, then push down and squeeze the rear slat until it is engaged under the snap lock tab. (Figure 5) Climb down the ladder and repeat steps 1-5 for each additional Rainhandler section. Climb and use the ladder with care.detail6

Rainhandler MUST be positioned at least 3″ below roof edge. More than 3″ works even better,   ALWAYS AT  BOTTOM OF FASCIA BOARD.

For installation at roof corners see Figure 7.