Upkeep and maintenance on your gutters is dependent on many variables. When it comes to cleaning, you should consider the amount of rain and especially the amount of trees around your property. On the high end, you should check your gutters and have them cleaned up to four times a year, in other cases you might only have to clear debris out once a year.
What are the benefits of seamless Gutters?
A seamless single print of gutter requires less maintenance, reduces the risk of potential leaks, and are custom fit to your home. All around, they give a more aesthetically pleasing look and come in a large variety of color options to fit your desired look.
What are K-style gutters?
K-style gutters are used by a majority of builders, it refers to the shape of the gutter which has a double curved design that is similar to crown molding. They are able to hold a high volume of water and are more durable against dents.
What are Fascia Gutters?
Fascia Gutters are designed at a sharp angle combining both the gutter and fascia together, this results in the gutters appearing to be a core part of the house rather than a finished trim.
Can I install my own gutters?
While installing your own gutters is possible, for quality material and to prevent the possibility of leaks or damage, it is recommended to hire professionals. Without the expertise of a professional installation crew, there is no guarantee there would not be issues down the road that could cause additional damage to the fascia or even the roof over a long enough period of time due to water damage.
How long does gutter installation take?
Dates are usually decided upon between the contractor and the homeowner. There are variables to take into account such as the types of materials used, and of course, the overall size of the house. However, in a majority of cases Gutter Installation and a full cleanup alone should take no more than one or two days.
If my roof is leaking, do I need to replace the whole thing?
While a leaking roof may not mean you need an entire overhaul, it certainly requires immediate attention. Not ever leak will demand you replace the entire roof but it is important to call for an inspection, and based off their assessment proceed forward with the best course of action.
Can you roof over existing shingles?
This is a big no. It is not advised to roof over existing shingles, aesthetically it is unappealing and lowers the visual value of a home as well as compromising the integrity of the new roof, but it is also in violation of city/county building codes. As an established and reputable business, it is against our personal policy as well to not provide anything but up to code, quality work that can hold strong through the years for you and your home.
Why do I even need gutters or downspouts?
A common and often detrimental issue for most homeowners is water damage, it can affect the structure of your exterior as well as the comfort inside. Gutters and downspouts effectively provide great protection by directing the water further from your home ensuring that aspects such as the siding is not compromised, causing more issues and expenses in the future.