With seamless rain gutters, you will not have a break in the gutter—because they are seamless. These gutters are custom made to fit your home. Seamless gutters are a great way to protect your home while also adding value to it.
Seamless vs Sectional Gutters
As their names imply, section gutters come in sections, whereas seamless gutters are seamless. Seamless means no leaks! However, sectional gutters are generally more affordable. Seamless gutters are more expensive because they are made to fit your home—that’s how they can be seamless. You cannot install seamless gutters by yourself, you’ll need a professional to fit them to your house. They are much less likely to leak or have weak areas, and usually, have fewer problems overall.
Sectional gutters are cheaper to purchase and install. They come in sectionals that can be applied to any home. They can also be very effective but are more prone to leaks and problems. Part of their efficiency will depend on how they are installed. When debris gets caught up in your gutters, the weakest parts of your gutters will usually start to leak. Of course, keeping debris from accumulating in your gutter will help you avoid leakage.
Advantages of Seamless Gutters
Seamless gutters have many advantages! They come in a variety of materials and colors to choose from. These gutters will also add value to your home because of their own value and add to your curb appeal with their great look—there are no unsightly seams. You won’t have to deal leaky rain gutters when you go with seamless gutters. They are also less likely to get clogged up. You can easily manage the flow of water with seamless gutters, no matter what the weather brings.
When to Replace Your Gutters
There can be many signs that your gutters need replacing. Is the exterior of your house peeling paint? It could be from your gutters leaking. Has the exterior of your house had mold growth? This could also be a result of a leaky gutter. You may also see some obvious damage, like a gutter breaking away from your house.
Whether your house has experienced extreme weather conditions, clogged downspouts, or just general debris accumulation, gutters can get backed up. If you’re finding water in your basement, or the foundation of your house is experiencing some trouble, it may be due to your gutters. They can impact your house more than you may realize.
Installing Seamless Gutters
You could likely figure out how to install sectional gutters yourself—they can be a DIY project, a tricky one, but it can be done. However, seamless gutters are made to fit your house specifically. They require a professional to build and install. When they are not installed properly, you’ll be leaving your house vulnerable to foundation troubles, mold growth, paint peeling, and other problems.
To avoid future headaches, have a pro do it. Contact us at M&M Gutters today to get a price quote or schedule an appointment!