Are you in the market for new gutters? Maybe your home was recently damaged in a storm? Maybe you are simply looking to replace your old gutters.
Take a minute before you make any purchasing decisions and ask yourself a couple of questions. For example, are you aware that there are more than one type of gutter systems? Depending on the style and the features of your home, including porch, roof, and patios, the type of gutters you choose makes a huge impact on protecting your homes foundation, driveway and sidewalk.
So what type of gutter would be most beneficial to your home? That all depends on such factors as what materials your home is built with, the design of your home, and of course your personal preference as to aesthetic appearances. Here are there excellent gutter types that cover all the bases.
Yankee Gutters (Built-In)
This type of gutter is built straight in to the existing roof in order to provide superior protection your home’s woodwork. These traditional appearing gutters are made from wood and lined in copper, with wider channels that common gutters to allow for better drainage of runoff.
Don’t let the decorative appearance of this beautiful gutters fool you, they are far more than just functional. The rounded shape isn’t just for looks, the design allows maximum drainage at less of a pitch than standard type gutters. The Half-Round gutters work best with Shake, Slate, and Tile roofs. Available in Aluminum, Copper, Galvanized Steel, Lead-coated Copper, and Zinc.
OGEE Gutters is a popular choice. They are custom made to fit your roof. They are made with no seams and cutting back on leakage or build up of debris. These gutters are available in a variety of materials including Copper, Galvanized Steel, Lead-coated copper, Painted aluminum, Painted Steel and Zinc Coated Copper.
If you need any further help on deciding between which style of gutters to get, contact us today. Visit our website or give us a call at (203) 838-3838