3 Factors That Affect the Cost of Gutters
Your home needs strong and long-lasting gutters that can provide excellent draining performance. If your current gutters are overflowing and causing all sorts of problems, you need to have them replaced as soon as possible. In this article, our gutter specialists talk about three factors that ultimately influence the price of new gutters.
Material: Gutters are available in different materials. Some of the least expensive options you will find on the market are plastic and vinyl. Galvanized steel is another common choice. It fairs well in extreme conditions, but it’s a bit more expensive to install and maintain in a rust-free condition. If you want premier gutters, copper is an excellent option. It is incredibly tough and can last up to 50 years.
Size: Gutters are typically sold by square linear foot. Of course, the larger the size of your home, the more gutters it requires. You may also need longer downspouts if your residence has multiple floors, which will ultimately add to the overall cost of installation.
Type: There are two main types of gutters — sectional and seamless. Sectional gutters consist of separate segments attached together by adhesives. While this type of gutter is more cost-effective than its counterpart, it tends to fail a lot sooner because it contains many seams that cause leaks and clogs. On the other hand, installing seamless gutters is generally costlier. But since these gutters use a single, continuous piece of metal to fit perfectly along the edge of your roof, they are less prone to leaks and clogs. Overall, seamless gutters are considered to be a more worthwhile investment.
ARCH Exteriors, LLC installs seamless gutters and gutter guards. When you work with us, we will ensure your new gutter system is built to last and function for many years to come. Give us a call at (877) 214-2831 or fill out our contact form to get started.