No matter what kind of roof you have at home, having an efficient gutter system is essential. This component protects your roof, siding, windows, other parts of your exterior from damage. It’s also key to keeping your home’s landscaping and foundation in good shape.
Find out what makes K-style gutters different from half-round ones as well as which is the best profile for your home from a local provider of roofing services.
K-style gutters look similar to colonial-style crown molding, making them a great choice for modern homes. They are also ideal for angled roofs, which are common in modern homes in the U.S. It’s also why most houses in the country have K-style gutters.
This gutter profile is flat on one side, meaning they secure more directly to the fascia than half-round gutters. Moreover, these gutters come in various pre-cut sizes. They are unlikely to change in shape or protrude due to impact.
If you have a metal roofing system, half-round gutters are for you. They are also a good option for homes built before the 1950s. Those who are planning to work on a home restoration project should consider half-round gutters. They will surely give your home a timeless appeal. The clean lines of this gutter profile complement rounder roof shapes.
Usually, half-round gutters are easy to clean because it doesn’t have crannies and edges where debris or dirt can settle. They are also less likely to experience problems, such as corrosion.
Whether you prefer K-style or half-round gutters, Custom Installations can help install them in your home. We are a leading roofing and siding contractor in the area. Call us at (847) 558 1967 (Illinois) or (414) 405 1520 (Wisconsin). You may also complete our contact form to get a free estimate. We work with clients in Northbrook, IL, and nearby communities.