Gutters & Downspout Installation
A well designed and functioning gutter/roof drainage system is essential to the long term integrity of your home or property and its surroundings. Poorly maintained and malfunctioning gutter systems can cause water to be directed to unwanted areas and serious property damage can result. Your correctly installed and properly functioning roof drainage system protects your home or property in two critical ways.
The first important task of the system is to provide roof drainage, especially on a low slope roofing system. Water that is allowed to pond on the roof will eventually find its way into the building envelope and cause problems.
The second important task of the drainage system is to keep water away from the foundation of the structure. If all the water run-off from a large roof is allowed to simply collect under the eaves and saturate the ground around the building it could easily lead to soil erosion, wicking into building materials, leaky basements, damage to basement walls, uneven settling and the eventual deterioration of the building's foundation.
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Custom Steel Gutters are made to order and can fit into any design. Very durable, resistant to fading with a wide variety of colors.
Copper Gutters are the perfect option if you are looking to add character and craftsmanship to your property. Copper Gutters naturally patina with age and will vary in color depending on climate. Copper Gutters are also durable and long-lasting and will never rust or need to be painted. This type of gutter system should be installed by a professional because joints and seams must be soldered.
K-Style Aluminum Seamless gutters are effective and affordable, making them a top choice among property owners. Seamless aluminum gutters are custom-fit to the exact length needed and have no joints or seams to let in water or debris. K-Style Aluminum Gutters are available in different sizes, but the two most common sizes are five-inch and six-inch. Aluminum Gutters are a long-lasting, inexpensive solution that can be installed hassle-free.
If you’re installing new gutters, it makes sense to think about installing gutter guards (aka leaf filters, gutter covers, etc.) as well. This adds a little expense to the job, but eliminates a lot of headaches over clogged, overflowing gutters that can damage your property. Besides, if you’re investing in new gutters and downspouts, why risk having them become filled with rotting leaves, twigs and other debris?