Want to Know the Different Types of Metal Gutter Services There Are?


There are several different kinds of metal gutters available today. They can be made using copper, stainless and galvanized steel and aluminum. However, the most frequently used metal gutters are aluminum, and each one comes with its own advantages and disadvantages as any professional gutter services will testify to.


Aluminum gutters are available in 2 kinds, these are primary and secondary. Secondary means the materials used to make the gutters are recycled. This can be good for the environment, however, they are not as thick as they should be, and will have weak spots in them. Primary aluminum is thicker so weak spots are not as much of a problem.


Metal gutters that are using aluminum do hold quite a lot of water, they will never rust, and can come in various different colors, which will match the siding on a house they will be installed on. They come in seamed and seamless types, so when it comes to water, they are quite durable, however, they do dent easily should anything fall on them, or if a ladder is leaned up against them.


Steel gutters are extremely durable and come in two types, stainless and galvanized steel. The galvanized ones are very strong and can withstand any pounding which mother nature throws at them, however, they will rust over time. Stainless steel offers everything galvanized steel does, however, they will never rust. Which is why they are more expensive than their counterparts. Gutters which are made using steel do come with their own disadvantages. They are very hard to install and are not available in as many colors as aluminum. Painting them is also quite hard.


Copper is yet another material used to create metal gutters. They are very expensive and are not available in any other color than their natural one. Many people do not buy this kind of gutter because of the costs associated with them. But, they do have some distinct advantages. They never rust and are considered quite beautiful. What is more they will never need painting.


If you are a resident of North Babylon, NY and need a professional gutter services, call All Island Seamless Gutters Inc at (631) 243-7792 today, and let us ensure you home is free from water.