Half-round gutters may not be as popular as their K-style counterparts, but they always stand out whenever you come across them. If you plan on investing in this gutter style, it pays to understand its benefits and drawbacks first. Polk Contracting, Inc., the trusted residential roofing service provider in the area, discusses some of them here. The Advantages of Half-Round Gutters Half-round gutters are notable for their U-shaped profile, which resembles a… Continue Reading
6-Inch Gutters: Why You Need Them
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.
How Can Wind Damage Your Gutters?
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.