Are you looking to upgrade the gutters at your commercial or domestic property but are unsure of which type of gutters are the best choice? Whether your current guttering is damaged or you simply want a complete overhaul of your guttering and cladding in preparation for the cold, wet months ahead, it is important that you know all about the different types of gutters you can choose from.
Seamless gutters are the most popular type of gutter as they greatly reduce the possibility of leaks like no other type of guttering. As the name itself states, no seems no leaks.
Aluminium is the preferred material due to its durability and capacity to hold more water but they can also be made of copper. One of this type of gutter many advantages is that it reduces excessive water infiltration around your property’s foundation, which helps to avoid future deterioration and mould problems.
If you are worried about choosing an option that blends well with your property and matches your style, look no further. Seamless gutters are custom made for you to perfectly integrate with the existing structure while enhancing the saleability of your home.
Finlock guttering often referred to as concrete guttering, were initially meant to provide a low maintenance gutter solution. However, countless property owners with finlock gutters have reported issues over time. This is due in part because there is no exit for the water which can cause the gutter to crack. Even, changes in the weather can provoke leakage by causing the joints to expand and contract.
While being the most affordable solution, it shouldn’t be considered as permanent.
Cast Iron Gutters
Cast iron guttering is renowned for its aesthetically pleasing design and durability. It is considered a must for heritage or listed properties but it is also a popular choice for all varieties of property, domestic, commercial and industrial. This may also be due to its robust nature of cast iron which makes it the perfect choice when it comes to withstanding treacherous weather conditions.
This option is also extremely cost-effective and low maintenance.
What Size Should My Gutters Be?
Although 5 and 6-inch gutters are industry standards, according to the experts there is a wide range of factors that need to be considered when setting the size of your gutter. This ranges from the type of property and overall architectural structure to its geographical location.
But not to worry. At Streamline Guttering we have vast industry experience in providing guttering solutions tailored to your specifications.
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If you are still seeking further advice on the best type of gutters for your property, contact our experts today.