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

An ice dam is a ridge of ice that forms...

An ice dam is a ridge of ice that forms at the edge of a roof and prevents melting snow (water) from draining off the roof. Contrary to popular opinion, gutters do not cause ice dams.

FAQ's

Q. Can I paint my gutters?

A. Yes, but it is not recommended, for it will void any paint finish warrantees, and will shorten the life of the gutters as paint will more easily peel and chip away from the aluminum.