6 Different Gutter Materials Explained

Austin Gutter Straight-Face Gutter

All About Rain Gutter Materials There are various gutter systems to choose from, whether you own an older home that requires replacement gutters or new construction that requires installation. If you’re like most people, this might be the first time you’ve put any mental effort into choosing gutters for your home. Your first thought was … Read more

How Gutter Guards Work

Why Install Gutter Guards? Gutter guards are products that solve the reason for the season’s name – “Fall”. Aside from the soaring temperatures, this is the time of year when beautiful fall foliage congregates into a rotted rooftop disaster, clogging gutters from coast to coast. Gutter guards, (aka gutter screens, gutter helmets, or gutter covers) … Read more

How Much Does Gutter Installation Cost?

Seamless Gutters Cost Adding gutters and downspouts to your home is a significant financial investment. Gutters help keep your home in good condition and safeguard it from the perils of adverse weather, particularly in areas like Texas where weather comes in hard and fast. Gutters are designed to drain water away from the house, which … Read more

Gutter Cleaning Tips and Tools

Guide to Cleaning Gutters The gutters on your residential or commercial property are essential for diverting rainwater from the roof, walls, and foundation of the building. Water build-up can cause structural damage resulting in expensive repairs or replacements. Getting up on a ladder and cleaning out your gutters is an unpleasant activity home and business … Read more

Using Rain Chains in the Garden as Downspouts

Modern downspouts are designed to blend into the color and style of your home’s exterior. They are thought of as a functional necessity to guide rainwater diverted through the home’s gutter systems and sent into drainage areas. Rainchains are a beautiful and functional alternative to traditional downspouts, and add to the style and décor of … Read more

Understanding How Downspouts Work

Guide to Downspouts Although most people have gutters and downspouts on their houses, there is sometimes confusion on how downspouts work. If you don’t do regular maintenance on your gutters and downspouts, you could end up damaging your home and costing yourself quite a bit of money. How Do Downspouts Work? When your gutter system … Read more

Make Sure Your Gutters Are Ready for Summer Storms

Prepare Your Gutters & Downspouts for Summer Storms As the temperature rises and the summer months approach, it is the perfect time to make sure that your gutters are ready for the onslaught of rainstorms that typically move through central Texas in the summer months. It is crucial to prepare your gutters for summer storms … Read more

How to Choose the Right Gutter Size

Gutter Sizing Guide Gutters come in various sizes, each with a different capacity. Sometimes it can be tricky. A 5″ OGEE or Straight-Face gutter carries the same capacity as a 6″ half-round. 6″ OGEE and straight-face have a 40% larger capacity than 5″ gutters. A 7″ gutter will have an even larger capacity, but that’s … Read more