Why Good Gutter Screens & Gutter Covers Are Crucial for The Longevity of Your Gutters

Gutters are a vital part of keeping your roof well maintained. They assist in keeping rainwater or melted snow from sitting on top of your roof, where it can cause structural issues that have the potential to become hazardous. Not only are damaged roofs a safety hazard, but roof repair can cost a pretty penny. These two reasons alone are good enough to ensure everything is done to protect the structural integrity of your roof. This equates to ensuring your gutter system is well protected.   How do you protect your gutter system? Good gutter screens and covers are crucial for the longevity of your gutters. Read on to find out more on how these simple items keep your gutters… Continue reading »

Winter’s Here! Now’s the Time to Start Thinking about Springtime Seamless Gutter Inspections  

Many homeowners think that installing a seamless gutter system means that you don’t have to regularly inspect them.  That’s simply not true!  In fact, inspections help protect the investment you made into installing a quality gutter solution.  While fall is a popular time to have the gutters checked, scheduling a springtime inspection is just as beneficial.   Below are ten reasons why you should start thinking about your springtime seamless gutter inspection NOW: Gutters are a vital part of the home. They help protect against water damage and other costly repairs. A quality inspection should be completed regularly. A check of your seamless gutters ensures that the system is functioning at optimal performance. This means your gutter sections are adequately… Continue reading »

Why Now is the Time to Inspect your Gutter Brackets

There are many components that go into a well-functioning gutter system besides the gutters themselves.  Downspouts, elbows, and gutter brackets also play an important role in how well your system works.  It is essential to not only keep our gutters clean and clear but also to ensure the other parts are working properly too.  With winter just around the corner, taking time now to inspect your gutter brackets is a smart move.   Why is now the perfect time to make sure your gutter brackets are in proper working order?  Here are just a couple reasons to give them a good inspection.   Making Repairs is Always Best Done Before Winter Arrives Poor bracket attachment, brackets pulling away from fascia… Continue reading »

The Leaves are About to Fall! Make Sure your Gutter Screens are in Working Order

Is your home ready for autumn?  More importantly is your gutter system ready for the changing seasons?  The leaves will soon be falling.  While this may be the perfect time for a Sunday drive viewing the foliage, it is also the time when your gutter system is most likely to clog.  And clogged gutters and gutter screens are no fun at all.   Clogged gutters can create many troublesome problems around the home.  Overflowing systems, water damage and roof leaks can all be caused by blocked gutters.  The gutters themselves can also become damaged as they strain under the weight of heavy, thick buildup.   The best way to protect your home from clogged gutters is by installing quality gutter… Continue reading »

5 Things That Can Occur With Poorly Installed Gutter Brackets

When installing a new gutter system, there is more to think about than just the gutters themselves.  There are many other parts that play a vital role in helping the system function well.  One of those important pieces is the gutter bracket.   A gutter bracket is a type of hanger which attaches the gutter to the home often through the fascia board.  They are typically spaced 2-3 feet apart and range from a standard bracket to a heavy duty application.   Unfortunately, there are many ways to improperly install a gutter bracket. The most common installation mistakes are:     Gutter brackets are spaced too far apart. The wrong type of bracket is used for the specific gutter application…. Continue reading »

Why Rain Gutters Need to Be in Tip Top Shape

Rain Gutters.  We all know what they are.  Rain gutters are those things that drain water away from the house, right?  While many know the basics about rain gutters, most don’t know how important they are to the structural integrity of the home or building they protect.  And, just as importantly, they don’t know how critical a good rain gutter system can be.   Ever wanted to learn more about your rain gutters?  Below are some of the top rain gutter questions we get at GutterSupply.com.   What are the benefits of rain gutters? Rain gutters offer many essential benefits to the home or property they protect.  Their main function is to channel excess rainwater away from the home rather… Continue reading »

Are Your Rain Gutters Ready for the Summer? 5 Ways to Inspect

The summer sunshine will soon be here. Along with it, temperatures are sure to rise making outside chores not only uncomfortable but nearly unbearable. Many people take time in the spring to ensure that their exterior property is in tip top shape before summer arrives. This includes inspecting their rain gutters.   Rain gutters serve the important function of channeling excess rain water away from the structure. Without them, the excess water could cause severe damage such as foundational issues, wood rot and interior flooding. And when rain gutters aren’t in peak performance, you are more likely to experience these types of problems.   Before the summer heat arrives, take time to inspect your rain gutters using these five techniques:… Continue reading »

Why Copper Rain Chains Make the Perfect Addition to a High-End Home

Do you feel like something is missing from the exterior of your high-end home? Your exterior just doesn’t feel complete? It could be that your property is lacking those finishing features to really make it stand out. One way many homeowners choose to improve the look of their exterior is with beautiful copper rain chains. Copper rain chains offer the lasting yet functional appeal perfect for a high-end home. Haven’t consider copper rain chains before? Here are some reasons why you should give them a try: Functional Beauty A copper rain chain is more than just a pretty face. Rain chains also provide the important function of helping funnel excess rainwater away from the home. They offer a beautiful alternative… Continue reading »

5 Benefits of a Seamless Gutter for Your Home

When choosing the right gutters for your home there is always one big decision to make: seams or no seams. Seamed gutters, often called sectional gutters, are formed using smaller sections of gutter joined and fastened together at their seams. Seamless gutters are constructed using a specialized gutter machine. A contractor will often form the gutters right on site. These long runs are then attached to the home with joints only located at the corners of the exterior.   Sectional gutters are appealing because they are less expensive and easier to install. They make for a quick DIY project even for the novice homeowner. Seamless gutters on the other hand require the use of a specialized machine and the assistance… Continue reading »

Why Copper Rain Chains Make the Perfect Addition to a High-End Home

Do you feel like something is missing from the exterior of your high-end home? Your exterior just doesn’t feel complete? It could be that your property is lacking those finishing features to really make it stand out. One way many homeowners choose to improve the look of their exterior is with beautiful copper rain chains. Copper rain chains offer the lasting yet functional appeal perfect for a high-end home.   Haven’t consider copper rain chains before? Here are some reasons why you should give them a try:   Functional Beauty   A copper rain chain is more than just a pretty face. Rain chains also provide the important function of helping funnel excess rainwater away from the home. They offer… Continue reading »