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.
Every home needs an effective rain gutter system. On the market, there is a wide selection of beautiful and functional gutter materials that homeowners can choose from. Many people immediately opt for traditional vinyl or aluminum as a quick remedy for their needs. However, some homes, particularly with historical and high-end designs, can significantly benefit from visually appealing copper gutters. In this blog, an insurance restoration contractor shares the key advantages of… Continue Reading
At Polk Contracting, Inc., we believe that windows can greatly affect the beauty, comfort and protection of your home. In this post, your local insurance restoration contractor tackles the immediate benefits of window replacement. Enhanced Comfort You will notice a significant improvement in your home’s indoor temperature when you switch from single pane to multi-pane windows. The material of the window frame affects how well a window insulates. Energy-efficient… Continue Reading
When it comes to gutter sizes, the default choices that homeowners can avail of is usually five inches for K-style gutters and six inches for half-rounds. According to experts, these sizes can already handle the amount of rainfall in most parts of the country. However, what some homeowners don’t realize is that it’s actually possible to widen your gutters to prevent them from overflowing. But how exactly does one do… Continue Reading