Gutters and downspouts are essential parts of any roofing system. Their primary function is to divert water away from the roof structure and channel them safely into a drainage site away from your home. Without gutters, your roof is more prone to water penetration problems and you can expect leaks to occur more frequently in your home.
Your gutters and downspouts are essential parts of your roofing system. These components are not there just for show. They help drain runoff from the roof during days of heavy rain or snow, directing the water to a safe distance away from your basement and foundations. Without them, water will end up seeping into the ground around […]
Gutters are among the most common exterior components, yet many people are still unfamiliar with how they work. In today’s post, local gutter and siding installation company Century Roofing and Siding Ltd. answers frequently asked questions about gutters.
Size is a critical factor for gutters. Generally, 5-inch K-style gutters or 6-inch half-rounds are able to handle the rainfall on residential homes in many locations. However, houses with large and steep roofs in areas prone to heavy downpours may need wider gutters to prevent rainwater from overflowing. In this blog, a siding replacement contractor discusses how […]
The roof is an essential component of your home’s exterior. It is responsible for protecting your family and the interiors from harsh weather elements, such as ultraviolet rays, torrential rain and sharp-hitting hail. Buying a new roof requires several important considerations. One of them is choosing a warranty. To help you, here are the answers […]
Planning to get new gutters for your home? According to our team of roofers, you should probably put aluminum gutters to your list of priority picks. Choosing this type of material for your gutter gives you a few benefits that you won’t always find in other alternatives.
Your gutters are an important part of your home. After all, it’s the component that helps prevent water from collecting on your roof and causing leaks that can compromise its structural integrity. With that in mind, it’s vital that your home’s gutters remain in good condition and one way you can ensure that your gutters […]
Many homeowners find gutter cleaning a challenging home maintenance task. It may be a tedious and dirty task but it isn’t something you can overlook. Keeping your gutters clean and pristine prevents clogs from happening and improves the health of your whole roofing system. In today’s post, Century Roofing and Siding list tips and tricks […]
Gutters may be often overlooked, but they help prevent damage to your home by directing away the rainwater flowing down your roof. They are available in two excellent options–K-style and half-round. Both offer great advantages, but which one actually works best for your home? Century Roofing and Siding, the expert in gutters and siding in […]
An overflowing gutter is always bad news. The case of overflow can extend to the home exterior, compromising the wood or vinyl siding material and causing further water-related damages like leaks and mold growth. During heavy rainfall, it’s impossible to ignore the existing structural weakness and maintenance problems going on with your entire roofing system. With that […]