Have you ever wondered why some homes have gutters and others do not? What are the advantages and disadvantages of having gutters? Do gutters actually work? Questions, questions, and more questions. For first-time home builders and new homeowners, there is a lot to worry about. Let’s take the worry out of gutters by explaining why you need them and how to go about choosing a high-quality solution.
In addition to serving as an incredibly effective safety mechanism, your gutter system can change the visual appeal and style of your home. It’s one of those things you don’t really notice until you specifically think about it. Take a look around at some of the homes you like in your neighborhood. Odds are they have sleek, attractive gutters. What about your home? Are you maximizing its curb appeal with the right gutters? Here are a few ways in which gutter replacement can change the look of your home:
What type of gutters are people investing in that aren’t as efficient?
We are often asked to repair leaks that may appear to be coming from a gutter, but are in fact roof issues.
Gutters are generally the lowest point on a roof edge, so any water leaking from higher up the roof, will travel down to the lowest point to drip. This can cause a leak to appear to be coming from the gutter, but it is really just following the gutter to a low spot before dripping off.