When choosing a new gutter for your house, you might be surprised to learn that there is more than one type of gutter in the market. When making a choice between the half-round gutters and K-style gutter, you also have the option of the regular and seamless gutter. Both are great at keeping rainwater away given they are installed by a professional. So which one is better for you?
These tried and tested regular gutters are used extensively in all sorts of settings and they tend to do their job very well. They are made by joining the section of the gutter to fit nicely with the roofline of your home. Regular gutters are highly customizable and can be made from a wide range of materials such as vinyl, copper, aluminum, and steel. Aluminum gutters are the most common ones as they tend to be the more affordable option and they have solid durability which makes them a great value proposition. Because regular gutters are mass-produced, they are both cheaper and easier to install.
Seamless gutters are single pieces of material that offer better strength than regular gutters. If you live in a wooded area or face a lot of debris on your roof, seamless gutters can serve as a great option because they have significantly fewer areas where debris can get trapped and cause clogging of the gutters. Fewer seams also mean less chance of leaking. Seamless gutters are custom-made according to the shape of your house and due to their special construction, they are usually costlier than regular gutters. They might cost more than regular gutters but they are low maintenance and have a long service life.
As you can see both gutter options are good and serve their own unique purpose. The best option for you will depend on your unique circumstances. If you live in an area that has uneven weather and you find yourself battling with debris on a regular basis, you should invest a little extra to get seamless gutters, otherwise, the regular gutters would suffice.,
If you are still confused between seamless and regular gutters, please feel free to get in touch with us. Here at Reynolds Gutters, we love to help people out. We would give you a free estimate of the whole project by making a complete assessment of everything.