Gutter Types & Styles
We are Fairfield’s gutter installation experts.
Rain gutters work in conjunction with your home’s roofing system to carry water down and away from your home. Mismanaged water can pose any number of threats to your property and foundation. Gutters protect your home from water pooling, flooding, and by any means damaging your home.
We know gutters are one of your home’s most important working systems. Your home’s size, roof type, location, and age are essential criteria to consider when choosing a gutter for your home system.
George’s Seamless Gutters designs and installs industry-leading seamless gutter and drainage systems on homes throughout Fairfield County.
Our gutter services include; gutter repair, color gutters, specialty gutters, copper gutters, seamless gutters, downspouts, gutter guards , and more! In addition, we offer one-free gutter cleaning with every gutter guard installation and ongoing gutter cleaning and repair services through our sister company, The Gutter Pros of Westchester.
K-style gutters have flat backs and bottoms, the front side of the gutter normally has a decorative shape, such as a curve or ogee, that looks a bit like crown molding. Note: many styles are available.
Half-round gutters are exactly that: half-round tubes made of any given gutter material. Half-round gutters often are found on older, historic homes.
Gutters are attached to your home/structure by a mounting system known as gutter hangers. Together we will determine the right gutter hanger or mounting system for your gutter system.
A gutter leader (more commonly known as a downspout) – is the part of the gutter system that brings the water down and away from the gutter itself. We offer downspouts in many sizes depending on the needs of the gutter system.
Residential gutters are made from various metals, including:
- Aluminum/Seamless Aluminum Gutters
- Copper Gutters
- Galvanized Steel Gutters
- Color Gutters
- Vinyl Gutters
We also offer many custom Gutter System Elements including:
- Custom Leader Elbows
- Gutter Wedges
- Gutter Corners/Miters
- Gutter Strip/Bay Miters
- Conductor Heads
- End Caps
Parts of a Gutter System
As with any specialization, the wide world of gutters has a whole host of vocabulary and specific terms to learn to talk about and describe various parts of the components that make up a gutter system. Learn more about the parts of your gutters system here.
- Downspouts – Simply put, downspouts are vertical pipes that are used to divert rainwater and melting snow away from a building’s foundation.
- Downspout Elbow:A downspout elbow is an angled area of downspout that fits at the bottom of the downspout and works to direct water away.
- Pipe Cleats:Pipe cleats secure the systems downspout to the house or other structure.
- End Caps:End caps work to seal off the gutter at a dead-end, usually after the downspout and toward the end of the run.
- Hangers:Hangers are strips of metal that support the bottom of the gutter.
- Gutter “spikes” and ferrules:Work to attach the gutter to the home or building.
GUTTER SERVICES YOU CAN TRUST
All of our gutters are seamless gutters and are custom-crafted at our shop in Elmsford, NY, or in the back of one of our mobile box trucks right at the job site. We offer gutters in a wide range of materials and colors. Yes, aluminum gutters can be painted and color gutters have become one of our most popular gutter types.
Roof & Gutter Repair
Roofs and gutters both work to protect your home and everything within it. You roofing and gutter system is one team that works to carry water away from the home and downspouts, then away from your home correctly.