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Alpine Gutters & Downspouts Blog

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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A detailed look at gutter material

Gutters for homes and other structures can be crafted from various metals. Below, we take a look at some of these in more detail. Copper Many homeowners love the look of copper gutters. It has a beautiful color and if left unsealed will patina in a unique way. Copper doesn’t rust and is very sturdy.…
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Winter takes it’s toll on gutters

Gutters and downspouts are one of the most important components of your roofing system. They funnel not only rain but also snow runoff away from your home. Therefore, they protect the exterior of your home, including the basement and house foundation. However, when there is any deficiency, they can cause major damages to your roof.…
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Keep your gutters clean

Cleaning your gutters is vital in preventing clogged gutters and protecting your home from moisture damage. However, how often you clean your gutters depends on how many trees there are in the vicinity of your house and the climate in your area. For example, if you live in a storm-prone area, the likelihood of your…
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Birds and rain gutters don’t mix

Most savvy homeowners understand the importance of keeping gutters clean of debris and leaves. Backed up gutters can damage both the roof and foundation over time. But did you know that birds can also cause a problem? Open gutters make great nesting spots for many residential species. A bird’s nest not only will cause a…
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When wind is good news for your gutters

Normally, when the wind blows, it can cause gutter problems for homeowners. Leaves, twigs and so much more can be picked up, and twirled around in the air for a while. Then it can seem that most of them decide to rest in your gutters! This causes blockages and can lead to possible water damage…
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Leave the ladder in your garage

When a homeowner notices that part of their gutter system seems to be blocked, the natural inclination is to drag the ladder out of the garage and climb up to remove the obstruction. This might result in that particular area being dealt with, but may not sort out other problems that have caused the build-up.…
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3 reasons why gutter cleaning is important

To protect the structure of the roof of your home, it is important to clean your gutters, especially before and throughout winter. This will ensure your roof remains in a good condition. Here are 3 reasons why gutter cleaning is important: Keeping pests away: When gutters are clogged this may end up being a home…
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Simple signs that you may have clogged gutters

Especially when the weather is bad, it can be easy at this time of year to keep our heads down as we survive, rather than enjoy, being outdoors. But it’s a good idea to look up and check how effectively your gutters are performing the tasks they should. Signs that there are potential problems include…
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Three reasons to choose seamless gutters

Home and business owners often face unnecessary cleaning and repair problems throughout the year because of traditional sectional gutter systems. Seamless gutters are a modern alternative that makes gutter installation, repair, and maintenance easier for the following reasons: Aesthetically pleasing results Seamless gutters are custom-made in continuous pieces designed to match a structure’s roof dimensions.…
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What are the advantages of copper gutters?

If you are installing gutters on your home, you’re probably wondering what material to choose for your gutter system. While there are many choices to consider, copper is one of the best options available. There are several reasons for this. One reason is that copper is rust-resistant, and it’s also considered to be one of…
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Are your gutters right for your business?

Having the best possible gutters on your business premises is of major importance. Should they not be as effective as they should be, then coping with water run-off could become a serious problem, affecting both your own and neighboring properties. At this time of year, poorly functioning guttering can even lead to problems with ice…
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Avoiding the hell of clogged gutters

At this time of year, clogged gutters can be an even bigger problem than usual. Winter storms, heavy snowfalls, and the difficulty of dealing with sudden blockages in extreme weather conditions all make this a more serious problem. Even in the current pandemic, it’s also possible your home may be unoccupied for a time if…
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