Gutter Installation by a Contractor

Installing

A professional or licensed gutter installer is the best choice in the long run for most home and building owners. Most gutter installers offer seamless gutters, and may also offer some form of leaf protection such as screens, gutter guards, or gutter covers.

You also want to be sure that your installer uses some type of internal hangers, not the inferior spike and ferule method, to attach your gutters to your house.


Tips for Choosing a gutter Installer

  • Ask for a home visit
  • Make sure they are Bonded/ Insured
  • Ask if their product or work is warranteed
  • Check how long have they been in business
  • Get a written estimate
  • Get references from former customers and check them
  • Contact your local Better Business Bureau
 

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Facts

Copper gutters may last...

Copper gutters may last 50 yrs, and galvanized steel gutters 20 years or less.

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