Your home’s gutter system is a key defense against water. Your roof directs water to your gutters which move water away from your home to
the downspout and away from your foundation. Without a properly functioning gutter system, water can wick under your roof or cause foundation damage.
You probably already know that gutters are important but you may not know you have many choices when it comes to a new gutter system for your home. A seamless system offers many advantages over a conventional sectional gutter system including better resistance against seams and a more attractive appearance. Here’s what you should know about choosing a seamless gutter system for your home.
What Are Seamless Gutters?
Seamless rain gutters are just like they sound: gutters without seams except for the outside and inside corners. These gutters do not have breaks or sections. Because they have no seams, they do not leak. This style of gutter system is made from a single piece of metal secured in place and backed by a warranty to be leak-free.
Most seamless rain gutters are made from aluminum. Unlike a conventional gutter system, which is installed in pre-assembled sections that are snapped together, a seamless system is installed using a seamless gutter machine brought to your home. Each piece of the system is customized to fit precisely with your home.
Benefits of a Seamless Gutter System
Seamless rain gutters are different from conventional gutters because they have no seams. This minimizes leaks and offers other benefits. Not sure if it’s worth investing in the higher cost for a seamless gutter system? Here’s why they are worth the cost.
- Reduced risk of leaks. Traditional gutters tend to leak at the seams but a seamless gutter system is very unlikely to leak because it has no weak points for water to escape. Even a well-constructed conventional gutter system with proper sealant will start to wear down over time and allow water to escape.
- Easy to clean. A seamless rain gutter system is easy to clean and maintain because its design helps prevent leaves and debris from accumulating. This means you can keep your home and roof protected year-round without wasting hours on this dreaded home maintenance task.
- Reduced blockages. Seams create ridges along the bottom of the gutter. This allows small amounts of water to back up along with debris. This can cause blockages over time that impedes the flow of water and allows water to back up under the roof or run down the house.
Seamless Gutter Maintenance and Installation
While a seamless rain gutter system costs a bit more than a conventional system, it’s a smart investment that’s more attractive than traditional gutters, easier to maintain, and significantly reduces leaks. If you’re considering installing seamless gutters on your home, it’s not a do-it-yourself job. Seamless rain gutter installation should always be handled by licensed professionals who specialize in seamless systems who can design and install a seamless system for your home.
If you’re ready to get a quote for seamless gutter installation or you need reliable gutter maintenance, contact Gutt-R-Done today. Our licensed, bonded, and insured professionals serve all of southern Oregon with cost-effective and reliable gutter