Everything You Need to Know About Galvalume®

Choosing the right material for a new gutter installation is a big decision.  What makes the choice even more difficult is the many options available on the market today. Depending on your customer’s preference and budget, galvanized steel, aluminum, copper, and vinyl are all viable solutions.  Another material to consider is Galvalume® steel.   For many contractors, this product is the preferred choice for their gutter supply needs.  Below are a few of the frequently asked questions we receive on Galvalume®. What is Galvalume®? Galvalume® is a material constructed of steel coated with 55% aluminum and 45% zinc during a continuous hot dipping process.  This unique coating protects the steel from corrosion while creating a tough, long-lasting finish.  Galvalume was first… Continue reading »

Traditional Copper Gutter Alternatives to Match Any Exterior

When most people think of copper gutter systems they picture a traditional shiny non-patina copper guaranteed to age beautifully over time.  While this standard is a popular choice for many, others are looking for alternatives for a variety of reasons.  For some, the copper penny hue simply doesn’t match their current home’s exterior.  For others, the price of a copper gutter system is too costly.  Fortunately there are many products available in the market today that can offer varying color choices and price points. Traditional Copper AlternativesWhether constructed of actual copper or another material, there are many options for customers when it comes to creating the feel and look they are looking for in their home’s gutter system and accessories…. Continue reading »