Gutters are an essential part of any home, as they work together with the roof to prevent water damage. To do their job effectively, gutters need to be free of clogs, leaks, and other issues that may cause water to spill onto the exterior walls or the ground.
If your home needs new gutters because yours are severely damaged or old, there are many types of gutters for you to choose from. Among the best gutters are seamless gutters, which are made custom to fit the home. Seamless gutters are created to be one long gutter instead of a series of sections that must be fastened together. Here are a few things everyone should know about seamless gutters:
- They are the best choice to avoid leaks. Water leaks are your home’s worst enemy. Traditional sectional gutters have seams where water could easily leak through, but because seamless gutters don’t have this problem, you can significantly minimize your risk of leaks.
- They must be installed by a professional. Because of their custom nature, seamless gutters can’t be installed as a DIY project. You need a skilled professional to make the seamless gutters for your home, first of all. Then, they will need to install the gutters carefully with the appropriate equipment.
- They require less maintenance than other gutters. Seamless gutters offer a smooth, continuous channel that doesn’t clog as easily as regular gutters, so cleaning is typically less intensive, and there is a reduced need for maintenance in general.
If you’d like to learn more about seamless gutters, our team here at Foster’s Home Repair/Seamless Gutters, LLC is happy to assist you. Reach out to our office today to schedule an estimate or inquire about seamless gutters.