If your gutter system is damaged beyond repair or so outdated that it is destroying the curb appeal of your home, it’s time to look into a gutter replacement. Completely removing and replacing your home’s gutter system is a big task, and it’s important to choose the right company that can meet your needs and expectations.
Here are a few things to ask yourself before you choose a gutter replacement company:
- Can I tell if they are reliable? There’s no shortage of unreliable companies out there, but a good company will have a long track record of satisfied clients. Check out a company’s online presence before you schedule a service with them, and see what reviewers are saying. Another thing to look at is if they offer a warranty or guarantee on their services, since this demonstrates that they are confident in their skills and materials.
- What kind of gutter replacement systems can they install? Some companies may not be able to install the style of system you want, so it’s always a good idea to check their website and see what systems they deal with. If you’re not sure what type of gutter replacement would best suit your home, you can also ask for a consultation and talk with a professional before committing to a particular style or material.
- Do I really need to replace my gutters, or could I just repair them instead? Unless you know for sure that the gutters on your home are beyond saving, it never hurts to get a second opinion on whether repair is an option. Before you commit to a full gutter replacement, talk with a professional and have them assess the existing system. An honest company will tell you if there is a possibility you could simply repair your gutters instead of replacing them.