One of the specialties of Custom and Copper Gutter Company is installing copper gutters. Copper gutters are certainly more expensive than other types of rain gutters, and the require professional installation. Copper gutters, however offer some real advantages.
The greatest advantage of copper gutters is their appearance. They fit very well with historic or upscale structures. Copper contributes a hint of elegance and richness to a residence’s street view, increasing perceived value. Copper gutter systems also make a residence stand out from neighboring structures.
A second important advantage of copper gutter systems is that they are durable and sturdy. They are better fastened to a residence, and are far less likely to warp or sag. Warp and sag in gutters interrupts water flow and contributes to leaks and the accumulation of debris. Copper gutters are less likely to be dented or to suffer wind damage, both of which can lead to interruptions in water flow and eventually to all the problems that can come from malfunctioning gutters.
Of course, copper gutters do need maintenance. No gutter system, even one as good as copper gutters, is install and forget. Copper gutters need regular inspection and cleaning. Leaves and other debris can be blown into gutters and can lead to blockages of flow. However copper gutters are stronger and less likely to sag under the weight of accumulated debris. If checked periodically and cleaned, copper gutters require much less maintenance.
Another important aspect of copper gutters is that they are durable, lasting year after year, and they can last a century. Other kinds of gutter systems will need replacement after an estimated effective life span of about twenty years.
If you are interested in the strength, elegance, durability and lowered maintenance needs of a copper gutter system, please give Custom and Copper Gutter Company a call. We will be pleased to consult with you about advantages, cost and installation.
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