How do seamless gutters differ from sectional gutters?
Since there is no seam, there are no leaks. This is why they are the most popular type of gutter today. The only seams are at the inside and outside corners. Mr. Gutter’s seamless gutters are siliconed, screwed, and guaranteed for five years not to leak.
Seamless gutters are usually made from aluminum, but they can be made from copper or galvanized steel too. They are made with a seamless gutter machine that is brought to your home in one of our box trucks. Each individual section of the gutter is customized to fit your home.
A conventional sectional gutter system bought from retail stores or not installed by a seamless gutter company is made of many sections of guttering all pieced together by snap-in-place connectors. Over time these sections form leaks in the seams and can cause wood rot behind the gutter.
What are the advantages of seamless gutters?
- Advantages of seamless rain gutters:
- Greatly reduces the possibility of leaks
- Eliminates unsightly seams
- Baked on enamel finish never needs painting
- Formed on the job for exact measurements
- Protects the beauty of your home
- Many colors to choose from
- Multiple sizes and styles to choose from
When is it necessary to replace gutters?
If the exterior of your house has mold or peeling paint, it could be a sign that your gutters need fixing or replacing. Snow and ice can build up within the gutters, causing damage or leaks to the home. (It is a myth that gutters cause ice build-up) instead, it is caused by heat escaping too quickly from your home.
Clogged downspouts and debris in gutters can cause them to pull away or sag from the home. They may not be pitched correctly, leaving standing water that attracts insects and mold.
Do gutters cause ice build-up?
Ice that continually freezes in gutters can be a pain in the neck for homeowners. Once the ice has clogged the gutter or the drainpipe, thawing causes water to overflow the gutter, and subsequent freezing can lead to roof damage and dangerous ice patches on the ground. Understanding what causes ice build-up is the first step in solving the problem.
The main cause of ice build-up on the roof has to do with Poor Attic Insulation. Heat escaping through the roof of the house melts the bottom of the snow that is on the roof. This melted snow trickles down until it reaches the edge of the roof. When it reaches the gutter, it is no longer warmed by the heat from the house and it freezes into ice. This process can eventually build up large amounts of ice on and around the gutter.
Other reasons for ice build-up are blocked drain pipes or improperly placed gutters.
Are colors available?
Yes. A wide variety of colors are available for standard aluminum colors. The high-quality baked enamel finish never needs painting.
Mr Gutter takes pride in the small details such as matching colors for gutters and downspouts and making sure the screws are painted to blend in on the downspouts.
How are they installed?
We will arrive at your home with a seamless gutter machine. Each gutter is measured and cut to specific measurements, then screwed to the home.
One of the most important aspects of installation is a proper pitch to the gutter so fine debris and water flow and drain properly. Mr Gutter’s crew then carefully assesses your situation to find the best location to direct runoff away from your house. We use hidden hangers that interlock into the gutter for a cleaner look. We also space the hangers closely to offer more strength and durability against the weight of snow or ice.
At Mr Gutter aesthetics & function are the most important parts of the installation.
Why should I use Mr Gutter?
- A+ rated BBB-100+ Reviews on Google, HomeAdvisor, Angie’s List, Yelp & Facebook.
- 5-year guarantee on all work + the only gutter company who is Google guaranteed.
- Proper Insurance and Licences
- General liability 1 Million/ 2 Million-Protects your home or Jobsite
- All of our employees are covered by worker’s compensation insurance.
- Contractors License-CON25659
Are your gutters guaranteed?
Yes. We warranty our materials for 20 years, and workmanship for 5 years. We promise to meet or exceed customer expectations in every job we do. Our colors are under warranty for 20 years against chipping, peeling or blistering.
Will you dispose of my old gutters?
Yes. If there are existing gutters, they will be taken down and taken away for little or no charge when new gutters are installed.