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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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Such a simple answer to deadly debris

The gathering of debris can not only cause damage to your gutters but can also lead to other problems with the water that just can’t flow safely away. Thankfully, there is a simple answer to what can end up being a very costly problem. Adding a proven gutter protection system – such as the superb…
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5 Reasons why DIY gutter repair is a terrible idea

Maintaining your gutters is essential in increasing their longevity and protecting your home against water damage. But, at times, your gutters may need repairs to restore their functionality. Although many homeowners prefer to DIY gutter repair, here are five reasons you shouldn’t. You can cause further damage to your gutters, requiring replacement. It’s dangerous since…
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Why are my gutters stained?

Gutters are components of your home’s exterior, so there are many reasons why staining can occur. Stripes, scuffs, and marks can appear from blowing dirt, air pollutants, rust, animals, tree debris, and petroleum-based runoff from roofs. When water from rain or dew mixes with dust and other things, a build-up can happen over time. It…
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Essential questions to ask your gutter installer

The best way to educate yourself about gutter installation is to ask your installer questions about the process. This gives you an insight into all the installation work involved and what mistakes you can avoid, increasing the longevity of your gutter system. Here are some of the questions to ask your gutter installer. How long…
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3 benefits of copper gutters

When it comes to rain gutters, homeowners can choose from a variety of materials. In this post, we’re going to focus on the benefits of installing a copper gutter in comparison to aluminium or vinyl solutions: 1) Copper rain gutters are durable Copper gutters can withstand extreme climates, from harsh sub-zero winter temperatures to blazing…
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A guide to choosing gutter materials

Gutters for homes and other structures can be crafted from various metals. Below, we take a look at some of these in more detail. Aluminum: This is the most commonly used material, favored because it is lightweight and easy to cut and position. It does not rust and is durable in a variety of weather,…
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How to keep birds out of your gutters

Gutters suffer from buildup of debris and damage from more than just leaves and ice. Birds often use gutters as spots to rest, congregate and build nests. These behaviors allow the buildup of waste, insects, and materials that are unhealthy for humans and pets. Birds also place weight on gutters edges and strain seams. Follow…
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5 critical reasons to hire a professional gutter installer

Your gutters are a crucial part of your home. At first glance, these household features look simple and easy to install. However, gutter installation isn’t something that you want to take a gamble on, especially if you don’t know what you’re doing. Here are the top five reasons to hire a professional gutter cleaning company:…
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Two gutter repair horror stories

Gutter repair is no matter to be taken lightly. If left unattended to, the issues quickly pile up and may end up a damaging the foundation of your house and costing you thousands of dollars. Alpine Gutters is a gutter installation and service company located in Denver, Colorado that specializes in the installation of seamless…
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How springtime can adversely affect your gutters

It’s great to welcome springtime here in Colorado. With the bitter chill of winter receding, warmer days lie ahead. It’s a time for celebration, but maybe not for your gutters. Firstly, it’s good to check how well they have coped with the demands of winter, and all our climate throws at them. Secondly, as the…
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What color should your gutters be?

Your gutters’ appearance has a massive impact on your home’s curb appeal. Therefore, when selecting gutters for your home, it’s vital to go for ones that not only function well but also look good. The general rules for selecting gutters that complement your home are: Choose a low-key color such as gray or dark blue…
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3 main causes of gutter overflow

A gutter’s primary function is to channel water away from your home. But, if something prevents this flow, the water spills over the sides of your gutters. Unfortunately, overflowing gutters cause a lot of structural damage to your home and foundation. Luckily, identifying the root cause of your overflow can help in mitigating the issue.…
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