Learn Which Material is Best Used for Your Gutters

Learn Which Material is Best Used for Your Gutters

March 04, 2015

There are several materials that can be used for the gutters of your home, and each will have their respective benefits. To help you get a better idea of what gutter in Albany NY is most effective, we at Huff ‘N Puff have made this list of some of the best materials that can be used:

1. Steel. Steel is a strong material. However, galvanized steel can start rusting after 5 to 10 years. It can be heavy and is not recommend for DIY projects. It can get pricey.

2. Copper. While it is beautiful and won’t rust like steel, copper can discolor over time. Joints may need to be welded together by professionals. It can also be pricey.

3. Vinyl. This material is lightweight and inexpensive. However, it may not be available in many colors. It is also susceptible to damage from UV rays and might crack in the cold.

4. Aluminum. Because it won’t rust, this is the most widely used material today. It is lightweight and can even be painted.

Taking into consideration the different materials that can be used for your gutters, Huff ‘N Puff recommends that you use seamless aluminum. Our seamless aluminum gutters are fabricated on-site from a spool of flat aluminum and will be custom-made to fit your home perfectly. It comes with our optional SnapLock™ gutter attachment system, which keeps your gutters properly attached to the roof without damaging the fascia board, resulting in reduced water infiltration. Furthermore, our gutters come in different color options to match your home’s design. Our products and labor are also backed by the strongest warranties for your peace of mind.

When it comes to your gutters, allow Huff ‘N Puff to provide you with the seamless gutters Albany NY residents can always rely on. For more information on our products and services, feel free to give us a call today.

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The Gutters look great! Cosmo and Nigel were very courteous, friendly, thorough and professional. They did a wonderful job and took the time to answer any questions and advise us about the incredible warranty. So glad we did this!

Huff 'n Puff is one of the area's most reliable companies. All phases of company reps interacting with customs is professional. Installers are very competent and product quality is excellent. Pricing is always fair.

Efficient and unobtrusive, the crew was in and out of installing gutter helmets and helmet heaters on my house within four hours. They were sure to clean up any debris that was left over. I am very pleased with the whole installation process.

Installation of product was professional and the installers, Cosmo and Joe, treated me like family. All questions were answered and left the site neat and clean.

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