Gutters systems are made from a wide range of materials, including galvanized steel and copper. Aluminum tends to be one of the most frequently overlooked gutter materials, yet is among the most ideal because of its durability and aesthetically pleasing appearance.[Read more…]
Your gutters are an integral part of your home as they can catch the rainwater that runs off your roof and divert it safely away from your home. This protects your home from any kind of moisture damage as a result. When you need to replace your gutters, however, you shouldn’t buy the first system you see. Instead, you should always consider your options carefully. One way you can do this is by asking your gutter installer a few important questions.
Spring is the season that has the mildest weather conditions, but that doesn’t mean that your gutters, or your roofing system for that matter, have fewer maintenance requirements during this season. Contrary to what most expect, you’ll need to clean your gutters more frequently now that the trees have begun growing foliage again. If leaves and other organic debris end up clogging your gutters, rainwater can overflow and damage your exterior.
Remember: gutter damage builds up fast, which is why preventive gutter maintenance is a must. To help you get started on your spring cleaning, here are some maintenance tips: