When the time comes you need to repair or replace your old and inefficient gutter system, it’s important to choose a reliable and experienced contractor who can provide top-notch workmanship. Unfortunately, not all of them can provide the services you come to expect, which means you have to keep an eye out for certain red […]
Why Homeowners Love Half-Round Gutters
Half-round gutters, also known as ogee or concave gutters, are becoming increasingly popular among homeowners due to their many benefits. In this post, Expert Contracting will discuss why homeowners love half-round gutters and why they’re an excellent option for many homes.
Replacing Your Roof and Gutters at the Same Time
It’s common for homeowners to think they should replace their gutters when they have a new roof installed. While this makes sense in some cases where it’s necessary to replace both, it’s not always recommended. Generally, it all depends on the condition of your gutter system.
Rusty Gutters: Is There a Way to Repair Them?
An efficient gutter system keeps your home protected against extensive water damage. It diverts rainwater from your property, saving you from costly issues such as basement flooding, roof damage, erosion and foundation problems. Like other parts of your house, gutters also need proper maintenance to perform well and last long. Rust is a common gutter […]
4 Ways to Keep Raccoons off Your Downspouts
Raccoons can be troublesome when they dig through your trash for food and leave a mess in your yard. However, they can be even more troublesome when they find their way up the roof via your downspouts. And when that happens, expect them to turn your roof into their shelter or even a breeding ground. […]
Factors That Affect Your Gutter Installation Cost
If you want to make the most of your gutter installation, you need to find a trusted and qualified roof replacement contractor. A professional has the knowledge and experience to design a proper gutter system according to your home’s specifications. They will do this with your needs and preferences in mind, and if you’ve set a specific […]
5 Simple Tips To Keep Raccoons Off Your Downspouts
Raccoons are a huge problem for homeowners and their roofs. Raccoons cause property damage by tearing off shingles and chewing on insulation. These small animals enter homes through an open door or window and cause significant structural damage, which can lead to leaks, mold and pest infestation. Even when they don’t cause any property damage, […]
How to Correct the Most Common Downspout Problems
The downspouts are an important component of your gutter system. They direct rainwater away from your property, making sure your home’s exteriors, landscaping and foundations remain dry and intact. Thus, they deserve the same attention as the gutters, especially when there’s a problem that prevents them from performing their intended function.
Most Common Culprits Behind Gutter Clogs
Gutters play a vital role in keeping your home dry and damage-free. They direct water away from your property, protecting your siding, foundations and landscaping from the threat of moisture damage. Due to continuous exposure to the elements, however, gutters can get clogged.
A Guide to Gutter Installation Cost
Gutters are available in a variety of materials and styles, allowing you to complement the look of your home, match specific architectural aspects or invest in a low-maintenance, easy-to-install material.