From Standard to Leaf-Proof to
Advance Remodeling Has The Gutters You Need.
When left untouched,
your gutters and downspouts are no doubt in danger
of clogging and leaking from leaves and other
debris. Storm damage also causes many homes' gutters and
downspouts to sag or even fall.
Advance Remodeling has
years of experience replacing gutters, installing
gutter guards, and installing soffit and fascia trim in
the Baltimore area. Whether done alone,
or as a part of a larger roofing or remodeling
project, Advance Remodeling can ensure that your
home is better
protected from leaks, and looks nicer with new
gutters and downspouts.
offers gutters in a variety of materials including;
gutters. Our available gutter systems include
Take a look below at
just a few of the gutter projects that
Advance Remodeling has completed in Maryland. And when you're ready,
contact Advance Remodeling for your free, no
obligation gutters estimate.
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Every homeowner should
know that old, damaged or defective gutters have the
potential to cause damage to your home. Gutter clogs
can cause wood rot, foundation problems and
landscaping erosion. A properly installed gutter
system can protect your home from serious damage
You can avoid a great deal of expense and unwanted
hassles by installing a gutter protection system.
Gutter protection systems help keep basements and
crawlspaces dry, protect siding and windows from
harmful backsplash and prevent staining and rotting
of the walls of your home. So, while they may not be
flashy, gutters are an important part of the home,
which require a balance of practicality and
Gutters come in many types of materials, sizes and
colors. When choosing gutters for your home, you
should consider the size of your budget, how much
maintenance you plan to do and the different aspects
of various gutter materials.
Vinyl gutters are simple to cut and
configure. One problem with vinyl gutters is that
they are susceptible to brittleness with age and
Aluminum gutters are the most common.
Primary aluminum is the thickest and most consistent
type. Secondary aluminum should be avoided because
it often has problems with inconsistent thickness.
Aluminum is prone to denting, but its color weathers
although an attractive choice, are the most
expensive gutter material. They offer architectural
detail and a custom look.
Wood is the least popular of gutter
materials because it requires a lot of maintenance
and is more expensive than other gutter options.
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Sectional types of gutters are sold in 10ft. – 22ft.
long pieces, and are either made of vinyl, painted
aluminum or pre-painted steel. Gutter sectionals are
joined together by snap-in-place connectors.
All sectional systems
have end caps, corner pieces and drop outlets for
connecting to downspouts. A problem that arises with
sectional systems is the potential for leaks through
Gutter add-ons, such as
screens and filters, can help basic rain gutters
stay clog-free, especially by keeping debris and
animals out of them. A gutter cover allows water to
flow along a contoured “lip” which feeds into your
Seamless gutters are currently the most popular type
on the market. The biggest selling point is that
they don’t have seams which are potential sources of
water leakage. The sections join only at inside and
outside corners and at downspout outlets.
Seamless gutters provide
a no-clog system which catches and routes water down
and out while diverting leaves and debris to the
ground. These gutters are also a popular choice due
to their durability, seamless appearance and easy
Seamless gutters are
usually formed from aluminum with a baked-on finish,
but can also be formed from copper or
factory-painted steel. Seamless gutters are made
with a special machine that is brought to your home
by a gutter contractor.
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Considering the large amount of gutter protection
systems available, choosing the right one can be a
difficult and lengthy decision. Choosing a gutter
system is important because they differ in how they
can help protect your home from weather related
Some of the things you
should take into account are cost, style and
durability. Make sure to pay close attention to your
home’s needs if you live in an area with extreme
temperatures, heavy snow and rain, ice storms or
Some of the most popular
types of gutter systems are described below:
protection from debris and allows maximum water
flow into the system which helps avoid overflows
that can lead to improper drainage.
They are not nailed
to your roof, which can void the manufacturer’s
warranty and cause leaks.
Perforations allow a
slight slow-down in water flow, giving the
gutter cover an opportunity to “bond” which
directs the full flow of water into the gutter
Mesh or Screen
consist of metal coverings that are fit against
the back of the gutter and across the top acting
like a strainer and filter.
debris together with snow and ice that can
collect on top of the screen and cause it to
There is a chance
for the screens to rust and stain over time.
Although they reduce the frequency and
difficulty of ongoing gutter cleaning – they do
not eliminate it.
“space filters” let water drain through but
keeps leaves from building up in the bottom of
These filters do not
have the capacity to handle heavy rain and water
flow, and may overflow during heavy rain.
Snow and ice can
settle in the foam, potentially causing ice
damage, sagging and overflow.
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These gutter covers
are usually made of vinyl or aluminum.
Solid gutter covers
snap onto the top front of the gutter and slip
under your shingles which can alter your
These covers can
blow off in high winds and are vulnerable to
damage from heavy debris, snow or ice.
Covers with Slots
Solid gutter covers
with slots work by allowing water to enter
through slots or small holes located underneath
a lip or on the vertical side.
These do not keep
out small twigs, dirt, asphalt roofing granules
and pine needles.
Covers with slots do
not perform as well in very heavy rainfalls or
on steep roofs.
Most leaves and
large debris are kept out by gutter brushes, small items that get caught near the top of the
gutter brush either blow away or decompose over
Over time, the dirt,
small twigs and pine needles that do not pass
through the gutter brush may create a layer of
‘gunk’ in the bottom of the gutter which may
cause staining and require periodic gutter
Since old, damaged or
defected rain gutters can cause a lot of damage, it
is important to repair or replace them. Gutter
clogs, which cannot divert water properly, can cause
wood rot, foundation problems and landscaping
In addition to damaging your home, a rain gutter
clogged with soggy leaves and debris is a breeding
ground for mold and mildew. Mosquitoes and other
pests also become problems when gutters clog.
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Advance Remodeling can
financing for your
in Baltimore, too. You can apply
financing regardless of your credit history, and
finally have the new gutters you've been wanting!
Advance Remodeling today for your free
gutter estimate at 410-532-5400, or
to send us an e-mail request.