Seamless Gutters vs Regular Gutters – Which Is Better?

Posted on April 28, 2021 in Gutter Installation

Seamless Gutters vs Regular Gutters

When installing new gutters on your home you might be surprised to find you have more than one option. When choosing between standard K-style gutters and half-round gutters, you also have the option of seamless gutters vs regular gutters. Both will effectively usher rainwater away from your home when installed properly, but which one is better?

Regular Gutters

Tried and true, regular rain gutters are installed on most homes throughout the Delaware Valley. They are made by joining sections of the gutter to fit the roofline of your home. There are many customizable options for regular gutters such as their material (copper, steel, vinyl, and aluminum). Aluminum gutters are the most common because they are typically more affordable and long-lasting, creating the best value. Because the regular gutters come in mass-produced, standard lengths, they are easy to get, easy to install, and easy to replace.

Seamless Gutters

Because they are a single piece of material, seamless gutters tend to be stronger than regular gutters. If you live in a wooded area or get a lot of debris on your roof, seamless gutters are ideal because they have significantly fewer areas where debris can get trapped and clog your gutters. Without those seams, you also have less risk of leaks. Custom cut and formed for your home, seamless gutters do tend to cost more than regular gutters but with reduced maintenance cost and effort, they are a great option for many homes.

Still Have Questions About Seamless vs Regular Gutters?

When researching seamless gutters vs regular gutters you will find that they both have pros and cons. Because there are many other factors to consider outside of personal preference it’s a good idea to speak with a gutter installation professional. PJ Fitzpatrick can help you choose the best gutter system for your home in Delaware, Maryland, Pennsylvania, or New Jersey. We’ll install it for you, protecting your home and property for years to come. We can also install gutter guards or you can reach out to us to schedule professional gutter cleaning services. Contact PJ Fitzpatrick for a gutter estimate today.

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