Categories for Gutters

Do Gutters Increase Home Value?

June 11, 2019

Although rain gutters are not usually the first things people notice when looking at homes to buy, these features do play a role in aesthetics and protecting the property against rainwater damage. So, do gutters actually have an effect on home value? Do they increase its value? The truth is, not really, mostly because buyers expect homes to have working gutters included with their purchase. However, new homeownership can be confusing, so let’s get some rain gutter information from an experienced gutter contractor in Oklahoma City. They protect the house from ice dams and foundation problems Gutters that are clogged,... View Article

Tree Debris and Your Rain Gutters

May 28, 2019

As you can probably guess, after investing in gutter installation in Oklahoma City, it’s important to keep those gutters clean and functional. The main reason to keep leaves and other tree debris out of your rain gutters is to avoid water overflow and pooling caused by clogs. So, when you notice a clogged gutter, it’s important to either call a professional to take care of it or do it yourself right away—especially since you can’t rely on rainwater to push the debris down and out of the downspout. The fact of the matter is that ignoring clogs could lead to... View Article

6 Telltale Signs Your Gutter Installation in Oklahoma City Needs to be Cleaned

April 27, 2019

Clogged, dirty and damaged gutters all have one major thing in common: They cause problems for homeowners. When rain gutters clog up, the water falling on your roof has nowhere to go. Instead of running down the gutters and downspouts, away from your house, water flows over the sides, causing all types of problems. Among them, mold and mildew growth and costly damage to your roof, siding, foundation, basement and landscaping. Be observant! The simplest way to avoid all these issues is to inspect your gutters often, unclog them and make repairs as soon as possible. Here are six telltale... View Article

How Often Should I Clean My Gutters?

April 10, 2019

Nobody enjoys cleaning out their gutters—we totally get that. It’s a dirty, inconvenient job that requires you to get up high and deal with issues such as rotting or wet leaves, birds’ nests and various other forms of debris. However, unless you have gutter guards installed on your gutters, it’s a task you’re going to need to take on somewhat regularly as a homeowner so you can prevent having issues with overflowing gutters during major rainstorms. Overflowing gutters lead to flooding issues and damaged landscaping, so it’s best to avoid this problem as much as you can. Here’s some information... View Article

Are Seamless Gutters Worth It?

March 27, 2019

As you prepare to purchase brand-new gutters for your home, you will have a large variety of gutter options from which you can choose. One of those options is sectional versus seamless gutter systems. Seamless gutter systems are relatively new, at least compared to sectional ones. Gutters had originally only been sold in sections, and were designed in such a way that you could piece them together across the entire length of your roof. You’d then use a special sealant to connect each piece together and prevent water from dripping through the seams as it runs through the gutter. This... View Article

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