The reason there is a molding shaped into your square gutters is that it is supposed to make up part of the cornice on your home. Few people realize that. In fact, gutters and downspouts have become an after thought for many homes. The materials have become thinner and thinner and they are often installed without a lot of design consideration. Historically, gutters were carefully integrated into a home, sometimes even invisible. Careful thinking about how we move water away from the house his crucial and should be well thought out. Today’s video explains.