Rain gutters play an integral role in protecting your home in numerous ways. With more than 12 years experience in the Northeast Florida area, we can install rain gutters that will be aesthetically pleasing and help divert water away from your home.
A rain gutter is a narrow channel that collects and diverts rain water that runs off your roof. By sending water away from the base of your foundation, it helps protect your home by reducing erosion, protecting painted surfaces and preventing leaks in basements and crawlspaces.
They are made out of a slew of materials, including lead, galvanized steel or painted steel, copper, cast iron, zinc, PVC, painted aluminum, stone, wood or concrete. We can help you decide which is the best for your home.
Did you know that if your rain gutters are not working properly, they can actually dump gallons of water on the ground next to your house’s foundation? This can lead to severe foundation settlement problems or aggravate existing issues.
And when your rain gutter does not work correctly, it can ruin your beautiful landscaping. Wouldn’t it be so frustrating to spend hundreds of thousands of dollars – or an inordinate amount of time if you do it yourself – creating a landscape oasis for your home, only to have it washed away by water because of poor rain drainage?
If not correctly diverted by rain gutters, water can also erode the soil under patios, driveways and walkways – thus washing away the support for these structures. This can lead to settling, cracking or even a total collapse.
And if you don’t have a rain gutter or the one you do have doesn’t work, it can damage the fascia, soffit or outside wall of your home, thus negatively affecting the house’s structural integrity.
Part of a rain gutter system is likely to include a downspout, which is a pipe that sends rainwater from the roof to the ground. They usually are found down the corners of the building and are attached to the ends of gutters that direct the water to those corners. So that they don’t stick out like a sore thumb, they can be painted to match the trim of your house.
It is imperative that rain gutters be kept clean and clear of debris. Without proper maintenance, a clogged gutter can lead to the water backing up and damaging the structure of your house.
Should your rain gutters and downspouts become rusted or unusable over time, they fortunately can be replaced whenever necessary. If you are installing a new roof, they should be completely replaced and then integrated into the new roof.
When it is time to replace your rain gutter or downspouts, we will be glad to discuss with you where you want the water to be diverted and develop a plan to do so. Our company is family-owned and -operated, and we are an accredited business with the Better Business Bureau. Call us at 904-375-0798 or fill out our online information request form to schedule us to come out and give you a free estimate regarding your rain gutter system.
Contact us for rain gutters in Jacksonville, Orange Park, Middleburg, Green Cove Springs, Jacksonville Beach, Neptune Beach, The Villages, Ponte Vedra Beach and St Augustine FL.