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Gutter Systems

Please click on the blue words in the diagram below to learn more about each item in the gutter system.

Diagram showing the different parts of a gutter system, including gutter, downspouts, end caps, elbows, hidden hangers, miters, valley shields, etc. Eave Flashing Splash Block Other Flashing Scupper Box Conductor Box Fascia Board Rain Chain Chimney Cap Black Vinyl Pipe Adaptor Flexspout Paint Sealer Screws Rivets Wedge Straphanger Offset SnapLock Gutter Helmet Outlet A Style Elbow Leaf Screen Hidden Hanger Outside Miter Inside Miter Downspout Downspout Strap B Style Elbow End Cap Seamless Aluminum Gutter Valley Shield Eave Flashing Gutter End Cap B Style Elbow Downspout Strap Downspout Valley Shield Hidden Hanger Leaf Screen A Style Elbow Outlet Splash Block Inside Miter Outside Miter Gutter Helmet SnapLock Offset Strap Hanger Wedge Rivets Screws Sealer Paint Flexspout Adaptor Black Vinyl Pipe Chimney Cap Rain Chain Fascia Board Conductor Box Scupper Box Other Flashing

Gutters are needed when water coming off of a roof is causing a problem. Here are a few of the problems uncontrolled rainwater can cause:

  • Rain water dripping on people from the roof
  • Water seepage into a foundation or basement
  • Landscape erosion
  • Rotting of doors and windowsills
  • Water pooling on the ground
  • Splashing and staining on the exterior walls of a house
  • Water undermining foundations
  • Contributing to mold and mildew


Gutter and downspout

The size of the gutter and the size and number of downspouts needed is determined by the specific factors of each house, including the roof area, distance between downspouts, the design of the house and the size of the fascia board. Our estimator will help you custom design your gutter system, including determining the best size, style, color and type of material for the gutter and downspouts; and leaf protection that your home needs.

Please see our Warranties page for details about our Limited Lifetime Transferable Warranty.



Gutter Material and Specifications:

Gutter controls rain water collected by a roof system.

Drawing of a seamless aluminum gutter machine used to make 5” and 6” Seamless Ogee (K) style gutters.
Seamless aluminum Ogee (K) style gutter prepainted with a baked-on enamel paint.  Available in 15 colors.

Seamless Aluminum
Ogee (K) style gutter

6” Aluminum half-round gutter prepainted with a baked-on enamel paint.  Available in 15 colors.

Aluminum
Half-Round Gutter

6” Designer Series “Copper Look” Aluminum half-round gutter.
Designer Series "Copper Look" Aluminum Half-Round Gutter

Aluminum

Thickness:

  • .027"

Sizes & Styles:

  • 5" & 6" Seamless Ogee (K) style
  • 6" Half-Round
  • Box gutter - Special order only; Built to size specifications

Colors:

  • Prepainted with a baked-on enamel paint
  • All aluminum materials are available in 15 colors plus mill-finished (plain aluminum)
  • Box gutter is available in limited colors
  • Designer Series "Copper Look" Aluminum


 

 

 

 

 

 



Copper

Seamless Copper Ogee (K) style gutter.
Seamless Copper
Ogee (K) style gutter
6” Copper half-round gutter.
Copper Half-Round Gutter

Thickness:

  • 16 Oz. (.021"

Sizes & Styles:

  • 5" & 6" Seamless Ogee (K) style
  • 6" Half-Round
  • Box gutter - Special order only; Built to size specifications

 

 

 

 

 


Galvanized and Paint Grip Steel

Galvanized and Paint Grip Steel gutter.  Various gauges available.
  • Available special order as needed
  • Various gauges available

 

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Downspouts:

Downspouts carry the water from the gutter to the ground where it may be controlled for proper runoff. Thickness for downspouts very depending on the material, size and usage.

Materials available:

Corrugated aluminum downspouts available in 15 colors plus mill-finished and copper. Plain square aluminum downspout available in 15 colors plus mill-finished and copper. 4” round aluminum downspout available in limited colors
Corrugated Aluminum Downspout
Plain Square Aluminum Downspout
Round Aluminum Downspout
  • Aluminum
  • Copper

Sizes and styles:

  • 2”x3” & 3”x4”
    • Corrugated style and plain square available
    • Used with 5” or 6” gutter
    • Available in 15 colors plus mill-finished and Copper
  • 4”x5”
    • Corrugated style and plain square available
    • Used only with 6” or Box Gutter
    • Available in limited colors
  • 4” Round
    • Available in limited colors
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Your installation may include some of the following accessories as needed. The material, size, style and color of your gutters and downspouts will determine which matching accessories will be installed.

Outlets:

Outlets are a transition piece from the gutter into the downspout.

Outlets are a transition piece from the gutter into the downspout. They are riveted into the gutter and sealed with gutter sealer. The top of the downspout is fastened to the outlet.
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Elbows:

“A” style elbows (forward facing) funnel the water from the gutter to the wall of the house and into the downspout. “B” style elbows (side facing) funnel the water from the gutter to the wall of the house and into the downspout.
"A" Style Elbow
"B" Style Elbow

Elbows funnel the water from the gutter to the wall of the house and into the downspout. At the bottom of the downspout, another elbow aims the water away from the house either forward or to the side. Elbows are fastened to the downspouts with 1/2" stainless steel screws.

  • Available in "A" Style (forward facing) and "B" Style (side facing)

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Offsets:

An offset is a special-made section of downspout used to elbow the downspout over a brick ledge, porch edge or a brick band on the wall of a house.
An offset is a special-made section of downspout used to elbow the downspout over a brick ledge, porch edge or a brick band on the wall of a house.
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Miters:
Inside Miters are installed where the gutter needs to turn a corner. Our miters are a factory made box style. Outside Miters are installed where the gutter needs to turn a corner. Our miters are a factory made box style.
Inside Miter
Outside Miter

Miters are installed where the gutter needs to turn a corner. Our miters are a factory made box style. When installed they overlap the gutter approximately 2 inches, are fastened to the gutter with rivets and are sealed with gutter sealer.

Bay Window Miters, Special Angle Miters and Box Gutter Miters are all hand-cut to fit the size and angle specifications.
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End Caps:

End caps close off each end of a gutter. They are punch locked to the ends of the gutter with crimpers and sealed with gutter sealer.

End caps close off each end of a gutter. They are punch locked to the ends of the gutter with crimpers and sealed with gutter sealer.
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Valley Shields:

Valley shields are placed in front of a valley (where two roofs meet at different angles). They keep water from overshooting the gutter and direct the water back into the gutter.

Valley shields are placed in front of a valley (where two roofs meet at different angles). They keep water from overshooting the gutter and direct the water back into the gutter. They are fastened to the top front of the gutter using stainless steel screws and are sealed with gutter sealer where they meet the gutter.
• 4" high x 16" long is standard
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Downspout Mounting Straps:

A downspout mounting strap is a factory cut band that is fastened to the wall of the house behind the downspout, then is wrapped around and fastened to the front of the downspout in order to secure the downspouts to the wall of the house.

A downspout mounting strap is a factory cut band that is fastened to the wall of the house behind the downspout, then is wrapped around and fastened to the front of the downspout with a 1/2 " stainless steel screw in order to secure the downspouts to the wall of the house.
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Hidden Hangers:

Hidden Hangers are used to fasten the gutter to the fascia board of the house. This is a special bar that hooks under the front lip of the gutter and clips over the back top edge of the gutter.

Hidden Hangers are used to fasten the gutter to the fascia board of the house. This is a special bar that hooks under the front lip of the gutter and clips over the back top edge of the gutter. A 1 1/2 " hex head screw is put through the back of the hanger, through the gutter and into the fascia board at approximately two foot intervals.
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Strap Hangers:

A strap hanger is a Hidden Hanger that has a center strap that is mounted under the shingles. It is used to hang the gutter in situations where there is not a standard fascia board onto which to fasten the gutter or where there is a crown mold, where the roof decking overhangs the open rafters or fascia board too far.

Some situations require roof strap hangers to be used. This is a Hidden Hanger that has a center strap that is mounted under the shingles. Used to hang the gutter in situations where there is not a standard fascia board onto which to fasten the gutter or where there is a crown mold, where the roof decking overhangs the open rafters or fascia board too far.
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Wedges:

Wedges are a triangular piece of metal that hinge over the back of gutter and lays against the fascia board allowing the gutter to hang vertical. The SnapLock gutter hanging system is superior to the use of wedges.

Wedges are used where fascia boards are not vertical, but slant back under. Wedges are a triangular piece of metal that hinge over the back of gutter and lays against the fascia board allowing the gutter to hang vertical. The SnapLock™ gutter hanging system is superior to the use of wedges.
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Rivets and Screws:

Rivets and screws are used to fasten two pieces of metal together where needed.  We also fasten our gutter to the fascia board with screws, eliminating the use of nails. Rivets and screws are used to fasten two pieces of metal together where needed.
Rivets
Screws

Rivets and screws are used to fasten two pieces of metal together where needed. They blend in with the material they are fastened to in order to create a smooth look. We also fasten our gutter to the fascia board with screws, eliminating the use of nails.
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Sealer:

OHIO Sealants, Inc. (OSI) or Flexible Seal Products are used depending on installation and circumstances.
OHIO Sealants, Inc. (OSI) or Flexible Seal Products are used depending on installation and circumstances. In standard residential applications, the sealer becomes part of our limited lifetime labor and material warranty.
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Paint:

All aluminum gutters, downspouts, end caps, elbows, valley shields and downspout straps are prepainted with factory baked-on enamel paint.

All aluminum gutters, downspouts, end caps, elbows, valley shields and downspout straps are prepainted with factory baked-on enamel paint. Touch-up paint is used as needed.
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