Copper Gutters

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Copper gutters are durable, long lasting, and are usually reserved for classic restorations. Expect to pay 3 times more for copper, depending on the style and weight. Copper comes in various weights, 16 oz., 18 oz., and higher. Professional installers are recommended as joints and seams must be soldered. Copper will patina with age and will vary in color from light green to a brownish green depending upon climate.

 

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Facts

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