Gutter Installation and Repair

Gutter Installation and Repair2018-09-13T22:46:18+00:00

The harsh stormy weather in central Indiana requires that you look for reliable gutter installation and repair companies. With Amos Exteriors, you don’t need to look elsewhere. We have been providing the locals impeccable gutter repair and installations services for over 45 years and only leave behind extremely satisfied customers.

Whether you’re looking for gutter repair, gutter replacement or gutter installation, Amos Exteriors can ensure properly functioning gutters that can protect your home’s structure, foundation as well as its value. If you’re unsure about what we bring to the table, you can get a free 15-point inspection and quote from our professionals to get a better understanding of the work that needs to be done.

You can rest assured that we will not provide you inflated quotes or ask for needless repairs. We have built our reputation on trust and honest work, and intend to keep it that way.

Gutter Materials

Gutter systems come in many shapes, materials and different sizes. It can be quite confusing to figure out which type would be most suitable for you, so you may wish to consult with us. Here are some details on gutter materials:

Aluminum Gutters – Aluminum is an affordable and popular material choice for making the gutter system. Its vast benefits make it the most popular choice amongst house owners who want an efficient and less-expensive gutter system. Let’s have a look at some of its pros and cons.

Pros

  • Aluminum is the most widely used material for making the gutter systems

  • The material is lightweight

  • Gutters made from aluminum can be installed easily

  • They can withstand freezing temperatures

  • You can paint them with any color that suits your mood

  • Aluminum isn’t going to rust or corrode.

Cons

  • Aluminum is as strong as other materials.

  • Aluminum gutters can be easily damaged or dented by ladders, falling limbs, or tools.

Vinyl Gutters – Recently, people are turning to gutters made from vinyl and it is becoming quite a common choice these days because of the price and aesthetics. Following are its pros and cons.

Pros

  • Like aluminum gutters, vinyl also is easy to install

  • It is a less expensive option.

  • They come in pre-cut sections that snap together which make them easy to install

  • Most common among the people who want to install their gutter system themselves.

  • Vinyl is quite durable and doesn’t easily dent or become damaged.

  • Vinyl never corrodes and is rust-free.

Cons

  • Vinyl isn’t as weather resistant and can crack open in cold temperatures.

  • Available in limited colors which can also easily fade away in the sunlight.

  • The structure of vinyl gutter system is not that strong and it can’t support any kind of weight.

Stainless Steel Gutters – Not very popular because of its cost, stainless offers a long lifespan since they’re virtually indestructible. Following are its pros and cons.

Pros

  • The strongest and sturdiest option of all gutter systems.

    • Stainless steel gutter are absolutely rust free.
  • Can be painted in any color you want.

  • Virtually indestructible and have a long lifespan.

  • Strong, durable, and can support some weight

Cons

  • Expensive, approximately 4 to 5 times other gutter systems.

  • Difficult to install and requires an expert team.

  • Must be cleaned seasonally.

Copper Gutters – Copper is a popular option for gutter systems meant for stunning architectural sites as they are quite expensive. A copper gutter line system is only recommended for high-end and historical residences as they can be an unaffordable option for the most of the people. They have their own sets of benefits and drawbacks.

Pros

  • Adds to the beauty of the structure.

  • No need to paint them because copper surface goes through natural phenomena known as ‘patina’ in which a thin colored layer forms on the surface of copper.

  • They are rust free and are durable.

Cons

  • More expensive than any other system.

  • Installation process of copper gutter systems is a difficult and at the same time, an expensive procedure as well.

  • Must be cleaned seasonally.

Gutter Profiles

Like different materials, there are plenty of different gutter system styles for your residence as well. These styles are referred to ‘profiles’. The most popular profiles are as under:

  • K style gutters – The vastly used gutter style these days is the K style gutter. It is named by the Sheet Metal and Air Conditioning Contractors’ National Association (SMACNA). The reason of their popularity is the crown molding shape they have. These decorative gutters are also called ogee gutters.
  • Half round style gutters – A half round gutter style doesn’t perform very well. As the name suggests they have the shape of a semi-circle with an opening at the top. They are not as deep as the K style gutter and easily over flow in case of a debris accumulation. Exterior hangers are used to support the system instead of hidden ones.
  • Fascia style gutters – The fascia style gutter is used where fascia boards are not already built. Often these types of styles are custom made and are most commonly found in the western part of the United States. The smooth surface of the system which provides the function of a fascia board, hides the rafter tail of the gutter.

Now, that you have some knowledge about basic gutter system, think wisely before choosing one for your residence. Installing them is a long-term investment which can either increase or decrease the worth of your property.

Why Choose Amos Exteriors for Your Gutter Repair and Installation Services in Indiana?

We Conduct Comprehensive Inspections

Before we install or repair gutters, we conduct a comprehensive video inspection to make sure that you and your home are protected. Our experts will assess the damages meticulously and reach an estimate that covers all grounds. This ensures that we don’t have to inform you later that there are more leaks or issues and we’d need more budget to cover it, too. We understand your budget needs, and offer you honest pricing with no hidden charges.

We Have Experienced Gutter Crews

Our gutter crews have been efficiently taking care of various gutter repairs and installation projects that range from simple to highly complex. They have worked with numerous clients with varying needs and requirements, and will deliver you quality service with a smile.

We Bring You Peace of Mind

Your gutters protect your home’s structure from storm and rain water damage. With Amos Exteriors, you will have peace of mind that the exterior of your home is in great shape and will protect you from snow, hail and water damages all throughout the year.

We also offer a 5-year workmanship warranty on all the work that we do, so you can also let go of the worry that we might leave you stranded in case of a problem. We’ll be right here when you need us.

Our skilled craftsmanship ensures that your gutters not only collect rainwater from your roof and divert it away protecting your home’s attic, fascia, walls, and foundation, but also look good. You wouldn’t want an ugly-looking metal gutter besmirching your otherwise beautiful home.

If you’re interested in hiring the best gutter repair and installation company in central Indiana, call us today at (317) 359-3414!

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