Most of the time, standard 5-inch gutters are enough to catch and channel out the rainwater coming down your roof. However, there are special cases where 6-inch gutters function better. When it comes to gutter sizing, even an inch can make a significant difference to the appearance, draining ability and maintenance of your gutter system.
The gutters aren’t often noticed, but keeping an eye on their condition is essential. After all, you don’t want them to come loose from your roofline.
When gutter issues are ignored and repairs are skipped or delayed, your property is exposed to far more than a small amount of water and moisture buildup. Water backed up in a blocked gutter can leak into other portions of the house, including the foundation, producing water damage that jeopardizes the house’s structural integrity and necessitates expensive repairs and replacement (and can be a lot more expensive if the water… Continue Reading
Weather is affecting your gutters constantly. High-speed winds, heavy rainfall, hail, snow, and ice can all create serious, often non-repairable damage to your roof’s drainage system. Therefore, after every severe weather occurrence, a thorough roof inspection is required. Your gutters can be the most hard-hit victim of storm damage around your house without you realizing it. This means your gutters can take the brunt of the wind’s force.
Also called rain collectors, gutter boxes and conductor heads, gutter leader heads are primarily used to boost your home’s appearance from the outside. Aside from that, they work to prevent water overflow and ice buildup in the gutters and downspouts. Leader heads also enable air to enter the conductor, prevent vacuum lock and improve water flow.