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1st
• Ensure gutter system is clean
  and free of debris
• Inspect gutter hangers,
  ensuring:
   - tightly fastened to fascia and
     attached to gutter
   - minimum one  hanger every
     24 inches

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2nd

• Install first Diamond Gutter Shield® 
  at beginning of gutter run
• Measure 2 inches from end of
  Shield
• Cut and remove a notch from
  front and back edges
• Cut a line 2" long down the
  center of rib
• Bend remaining 2 inch flap 90
  degrees to create an end cap
• See illustrations #6 and 8 for
  details

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see cutting instructions below

   
3rd
• Insert Drip Foot (back edge) of
  Shield onto gutter hangers
• Ensure Drip Foot engages fully,

  sitting snug to back of gutter


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4th
• Lower the face of Shield
  onto the top of the gutter
• Shield should be
  approximately 1/4" longer
  than inside face of gutter
• See circled portion of
  illustration #4

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5th
• Flex the Shield slightly inward
  and engage front edge of
  Shield inside gutter lip
• The flex will create a snug
  Pressure Fit with gutter lip
• *Option for high wind areas -
  add 1/4" galvanized screw
  through punched holes

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6th
• When installing each additional
  section, be sure to overlap the
  notched areas completely with
  previous section
• Overlapping each Shield
  section keeps debris out and
  adds support to the completed
  Shield system

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7th

• Gutter system corners require
  a butted mitre joint
• Measure from back corner of
  gutter system to ensure correct
  length
• Cut a 45 degree angle from the
  Drip Foot (back of Shield) to
  the Drip Lip (front of Shield),
  careful not to distort the profile
  of the Shield

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(Corner Cut Instructions)

8th

• At the termination end of the
  Shield system, you will need to
  cut and remove a 2 inch section
  of the Shield's face (as in #2)
• Cut a line 2" long down the
  center of rib as shown.
  Bend these 2 inch sections
  downward at a 90 degree angle
  as shown to overlap and create
  a cap to the end of the system

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Cutting Instructions
cutting steps
STEP #1: When cutting Shield sections, start from Drip Foot (back) and cut towards the hook area. Stop cutting before the hook.
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STEP #2: Begin second cut on Drip Lip (front edge). Stop cutting when you reach hook area.
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STEP #3: Hook area is now the only attached portion. Gently bend this portion back and forth until section separates. This method ensures the hook area maintains its profile and proper function.
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*Areas which fall within 50 miles of the coastline are required to use fasteners attached into the Shield's Drip Lip to engage the top of the gutter (as shown in #5 above). Pressure Fit Technology testing has passed independent testing over 75 MPH, or a Low Velocity Hurricane Rating only.
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