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Within the pages of our gutter and downspouts blog you’ll find helpful articles and interesting insights about everything that’s related to gutters and downspouts.

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When Should You Replace Your Gutters?

An often under-considered part of home maintenance is not getting your gutters cleaned, but when to get them replaced. Most new gutters are capable of lasting between 20-50 years. That’s only if they’re properly taken care of. You should check your gutters for damages throughout the year especially when the seasons change, as temperature shifts…
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Buying A New Home? Check The Gutters

When buying a new home, you often have a lot on your mind. Checking the rain gutters may not seem like it deserves to be near the top of your list, but it does. Faulty rain gutters can cause damage to your new home and are often overlooked by those who have just bought a…
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Are your commercial gutters up to code?

It’s a common mistake to think all rain gutters are equal but there are a few differences between residential and commercial gutters. Residents have the freedom to choose any gutters that work well for their home, but businesses with commercial gutters must adhere to code restrictions. These restrictions affect the size, placement, and material of…
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How often should you clean your rain gutters?

Rain gutters work by collecting and guiding rainwater away from your home or business. This prevents water from pooling up around the base of your home causing damage to its foundation. Of course, gutters work best when they are clean and free of leaves, trash, and other debris. We recommend cleaning your rain gutters at…
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Pros & cons: are copper gutters worth the investment?

If you want to purchase new rain gutters, you’ll need to select the most suitable material. Copper gutter products offer several benefits and drawbacks: Pros They often last about 80 years. This highly durable metal rarely breaks, buckles or cracks. It also has a more attractive appearance than the alternatives. Copper complements a wide range…
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Faulty gutters can ruin your home’s foundation

Clogged or damaged gutters are bad news, especially for your home’s foundation. Properly working gutters ensure that rainwater is routed away from your home, keeping your foundation in top shape. Foundation repair is expensive and can end up costing you thousands of dollars. Make sure your rain gutters are working efficiently to protect your home’s…
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Benefits of replacing old rain gutters

Wondering about the benefits of replacing your old rain gutters? Here are three reasons why you should: Protect your home Gutters help greatly in collecting rain from your roof and transferring it to the ground, therefore protecting your roof and home from water damage. Avoid basement flooding Without rain gutters, rainwater will pool around your…
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Your gutter cleaning options

Have some gutters that need cleaning? Here are your options for getting the job done fast: Use a Ladder Using a ladder, you can stand along your gutter and remove the debris by hand. Don’t try this at home if you don’t have a flat, solid surface on which to place your ladder. Rent a…
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Own a business? You need commercial gutters!

Businesses cannot have just any type of gutter system, there are certain codes and regulations they must follow. This is to ensure that your building and neighboring business don’t affect each other with improper water run-off. If you do it yourself or cut corners, it may end up costing you in the end. Let professionals…
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Keep your rain gutters clean

At Alpine Gutters & Downspouts, we understand the importance of gutter cleaning and repair. Keeping your rain gutters properly maintained improves safety, minimizes pest breeding grounds, reduces rot in the roof and siding, and protects the foundation of your home. Due to the risk of falling, cleaning your gutters is a dangerous job and should…
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Here’s why you should choose seamless gutters for your home

If you’re looking into upgrading your gutters, your options are traditional and seamless gutters. Rather than going the traditional method that family and friends may suggest, here’s why you should choose seamless gutters for your home: Curb appeal Choose complementary color options such as copper, steel, and aluminum. Less maintenance Having fewer corners means there’s…
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Common Rain Gutter Problems to Watch Out For

What’s plaguing your gutters? Below are some of the most common rain gutter problems and simple solutions for each. Clogged gutters The solution to clogged gutters is as simple as cleaning them regularly, particularly around autumn and winter. Sagging gutters When too much debris deposits into your gutters, the gutters will sag. You should replace…
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