A quality roofing system is beneficial to the health of your home. Second to that is the health of the gutter system. If the gutters are faulty or inadequate, damage and complications can occur. It is important to ensure the gutters are durable, secure, and able to complete the desired job.
The most popular gutter system in Bryan is seamless gutters, and for a good reason! One thing many customers love about seamless gutters is their strength. This system will stay the course and continue to do its intended job, and without fail. The main purpose of a properly functioning gutter system is to divert the water from the roof, to the downspout, and away from the home. This will preserve the roof, siding, and foundation from damage. Seamless gutters serve this purpose successfully!
What is a Seamless Gutter?
For clarification, a seamless gutter is a long continuous piece of material measured and installed as one piece. Gutters can be made of aluminum, zinc, copper, and steel. The design is for limited joints, seams, and fasteners. The gutter is custom-cut on the property and installed immediately on the home. There is little chance of it not fitting properly when it is measured accurately.
There are many benefits to a seamless gutter system that far surpass the other gutter systems.
As stated above, seamless gutters are custom fit to your home’s roof as one long span. This ensures fewer areas for debris buildup and less leakage. Seamless gutters offer the advantage of water flow to the downspouts, with minimal debris buildup caused by joints. With fewer openings for water to get in, seamless gutters offer the advantage of keeping water away from your roof. This offers less chance for mold, mildew, or other damage.
The maintenance for this type of gutter system is minimal due to the fact of limited surface space creating complications. A sectional gutter system has crevices, joints, and fasteners that can rust, create a buildup of debris, or break down over time. A seamless system is much more durable and longer-lasting when regular maintenance is scheduled. Just make sure the debris is cleaned out regularly and this system will last for years.
The lifespan of seamless gutters can be, on average, 30 years. With proper maintenance and yearly inspections, they can easily last longer. Considering seamless gutters have no seams, there are fewer areas for breaking, which means these gutters can withstand the weather conditions in Texas.
Regardless of what type of gutter system you choose, it is wise to consider gutter guards as well. Gutter guards will keep all but the smallest debris out of your gutters, through a screen or mesh-type cover. This will allow the water to flow freely through the system, to the downspouts, and away from the home. There is a chance, however, that leaves can accumulate on top of the gutter guards, so it is wise to speak with a trusted professional to learn the best guards for your home and gutter system. These guards can be purchased to match the color scheme of your home and current gutters, to keep a consistent look.
Seamless gutters, and gutter guards, are necessary components of a well-maintained home. Be sure to trust the professional team at Rock-Crete Foam Insulators & Roofing when the time comes to replace your current gutters. Our gutter systems ensure leaks don’t send water around the foundation of your home, into the basement, or cause any other issues. Call a roofing company you can trust!!