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Everything You Need to Know about Your Gutter System

By April 1, 2016October 18th, 2023No Comments

Your gutters are the unsung heroes of your roof’s water management system. Their primary function is to redirect rainwater to your downspouts. This prevents rainwater from damaging your roof, foundation, and siding. Wrightway Home Improvement discusses everything you need to know about your gutters. We also talk about how our products and services can improve them.

Your Gutter System

This consists of long and narrow tubes that catch rainwater and move it away from your home. This prevents the ground surrounding your foundation from water saturation. Gutters come in different types and manufacturers make them from various materials. You can also enhance them with different accessories, such as rain chains, rain barrels, and gutter protection systems in Fond du Lac, Wisconsin.

There are two kinds of basic gutters. Half round gutters are half round tubes that you can typically find in older homes. K-style gutters have flat backs and bottoms and the front side usually has a decorative crown molding shape. These gutters became more popular because they have twice the capacity of half round gutters at the same width. Manufacturers also make gutters from vinyl, aluminum, copper, and steel.

Rain chains lead rainwater directly through the ground as an alternative to downspouts. Rain barrels collect rainwater for later use. Gutter protection systems prevent clogged gutters by blocking physical objects from entering your gutters. Keep in mind that clogged gutters can lead to costly water damage.

Our Products and Services

Wrightway Home Improvement provides seamless steel gutters and one of the best gutter protection systems in Fond du Lac, Wisconsin, Gutter Helmet®. Seamless steel gutters are a superior alternative to traditional seamed gutters because they are less susceptible to leaks. We manufacture our seamless gutters to fit your home perfectly. This means there will be no seams that will crack and spring a leak

To improve the gutter systems of our clients, we also install Gutter Helmet. This gutter protection system prevents leaves, dirt, pine needles, and debris from clogging your gutters. It completely covers your gutters and stops everything but water from entering them. This reduces your gutters’ maintenance needs and allows them to function more effectively. Since you don’t have to worry about clogs, you also don’t need to deal with cracked foundations, roof leaks, and damaged siding.

Installing Gutter Helmet together with our seamless steel siding is the smart choice for your home. This combination will significantly reduce the chances of gutter leaks. This will also effectively protect your home from the dangers of clogged gutters. Wrightway Home Improvement has served homeowners in Fond du Lac for decades and has the expertise to handle any gutter project. Give us a call to learn more about gutters or to get a free quote.