What are Seamless Gutters?
Custom seamless gutters, also known as continuous rain gutters, are the most popular choice of gutter installation. In fact, nearly 80% of home owners throughout the nation have seamless gutters on their homes. Here are the top 5 reasons why:
- Elimination of seams and reduce leaks
- Available in over 30 colors
- Long lasting enamel finish; never needs to be repainted
- Each piece is designed on site for a full custom installation
- One day installation
What to look for:
Seamless gutters are the most effective system to collect and properly channel rain water from your roof off of your property. In fact, poorly designed rain gutters can cause more damage to your property consequently damaging soffit vents, fascia, roofing, siding, and erode the mortar in the brick and masonry. Additionally, dysfunctional rain gutters can even wreak havoc on your interior of your home. The most common issues being damaging walls, sheet rock, crown molding, baseboards and flooring.
How to choose the right gutter system:
Steel, aluminum, vinyl and copper are the most common materials on the market. Many types of rain gutters are sold in 10′ pieces and require dozens of seams and slip fittings. Each seam represents a weak spot for a potential leak. This is not to necessarily discourage a buyer from these types of materials, as copper does provide a very appealing aesthetic look. Just consider that there may be more gutter cleaning and gutter maintenance involved with those types of gutter installations.
It may come as a surprise that even seamless gutters have seams. Although, these seams are only in the corners and down spouts. As a result, these areas have strong reinforcements and are fastened more securely. In addition to these precaution, extra sealant is applied from the inside of rain gutters where they are not visible, making the rain gutters system a completely sealed and truly seamless gutter system.
What you should consider:
When choosing the right materials or system, consider these important elements:
- The amount of rain fall in the region
- Type of weather in the region
- The number of trees on or around the property
- Wildlife, such as birds and squirrels
- Age, style, and type of building materials of existing structure
Important accessories to consider:
Are you ready to make your final purchase for your new seamless gutters? Let’s take a look at some of these important accessories that will prevent excessive and costly wear-and-tear:
- Downspout Strainers
- Leaf Guards
- Gutter Splash Guards
- Downspout Extensions
- Downspout Splash Guards
- French Drains
At Final Cut Roofing and Construction, LLC, we dedicate ourselves to helping customers make the right selection. With our extensive level of experience, we’ll be able to provide you with the best course of action, therefore saving you time and money. In the slide show below you will see a variety of pictures that include custom seamless gutters installation, gutter repair, gutter cleaning, and the accessories listed above.
Gutter Cleaning, Repair & Maintenance:
Regular rain gutter cleaning is extremely important in preventing excessive rain water overflow. Without the right tools, gutter cleaning can definitely become a very frustrating project. However, if you prefer to clean your gutters on your own, please consider the most important tip: Safety first! Use a small bungee cord to tie your ladder into your rain gutters. This will prevent your ladder from sliding and causing you to fall off.
While some folks may prefer to take on gutter cleaning themselves, we know others would rather leave the leg work up to us. We offer an entire gutter cleaning, repair, and maintenance service that will dramatically expand the their lifespan and prevent unexpected costly repairs to your property. Additionally, you can be sure we’ll pay very close attention to every detail. This includes everything from removing debris and flushing out downspouts to repositioning downspout splash guards.
Have more questions? Give us a call toll free at 1-888-618-3271 and our friendly staff will be happy to help install custom seamless gutters, or request a free inspection. Additionally, you can visit our Blog for more helpful topics and discussions to help you make the right decision the first time!
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