Gutter Guards, Gutter Hoods and Gutter Covers

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These are add-on systems that hang over or cover open gutters, deflecting leaves and debris from going into the gutter, and allowing water to flow freely through the trough. They are attached to your home with screws or nails, under your shingles and into your roof, or into your fascia or the gutter itself. These two-piece systems are not seamless, and usually sold in pre-cut lengths.

 

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In the 1960’s, seamless aluminum...

In the 1960’s, seamless aluminum gutters were invented. A machine was developed that holds a roll of aluminum, called gutter coil, at one end, and extrudes a formed gutter at the other end, that can be cut to fit the home, on-site.

FAQ's

Q. What thickness of gutter should I get

A. The standard is .027 or .032. However in snow regions the heavier gauge is recommended to provide greater durability and strength.  If you are installing copper, a 5-ounce copper is recommended