Without gutters, rain and snow melt can flood steps, entryways and sidewalks. A rain diverter solves the problem without the expense of installing gutters by simply channeling water away.
Want to know what rain chains are? Or how they are installed? Or why you would want one? Or where the water goes? Find out here.
Find out how to install a sheet metal rain diverter over a doorway on your roof to divert rainwater away from the entry to your home.
Roof rain diverter
This rain diverter guides rainwater away from the front door, keeping raindrops from falling on your head.
Watch this video to see how to DIY install a sheet metal rain diverter on your roof over a doorway to divert rainwater away from the entry to your house.
Don't cut out a chunk of your downspout, just a hole, then pop in the rubber diverter.
RainRecycle Do-It-Yourself Rain Barrel Kit
Save the Rain Water Metal Diverter - 2 x 3 or 3 x 4 - Rain Barrel Equipment at Hayneedle Keeps your rain barrel from overflowing
Add a Rain Diverter
Pinned for Conceptual Reference
This Old House general contractor Tom Silva explains how to install a rain diverter.
In an effort to learn more about how rainwater diverters work (and to build something a bit different), I made my own high-flow diverter for our rain barrel .
DIY Rainwater Harvesting with first rain diverter & floating filter intake
Divert the initial rainfall from your roof away from your rain barrel with this DIY Rainwater Harvester. Rain diverter with floating filter intake.