Seamless Rain Gutter Installations
Seamless rain gutters come in a variety of sizes and colors. A majority of rain gutter systems are made from non structural aluminum which is lightweight, durable, and non corrosive. The aluminum is factory painted with a baked on enamel coating, which provides a long lasting durable finish. Seamless gutters are also available in Galvalume and Copper. If you want the look of Copper without the higher price, we have Rustic Copper, a two tone specialty painted color with a rich texture. Seamless gutters are made onsite with our company owned portable roll forming equipment that can produce lengths up to 90 ft. We use painted screws perfectly matched to the same color as the gutters & downspouts.
Rain Gutter Sizes
6" Half Round
Downspouts come in different sizes to help balance the look and function of the rain gutter system. Roofs with a pitch exceeding 9/12 are considered steep slope roofs and will require a larger size gutter and/or downspout. Typical Central Texas home 1500 - 2500 sq ft with a 4/12 or 6/12 roof pitch will need only the standard 5" gutter and 2x3 downspout. But other important factors must be included such as the roof type (metal vs shingles), and the number of downspout placements. A general rule followed but not always the case, is to have one downspout every 30 ft of gutter. The combination of gutter size and downspout size is a calculation specific to each home and the homes drainage needs. Every estimate Eco Rain Gutters compiles takes all these factors into consideration and any issues reported by the property owner.
160z Solid Copper
In older neighborhoods around Austin gutter guards are often necessary for the gutter system to function properly. Oak trees have just the right size debris to collect in a gutter and light enough to float to the downspout outlet creating a blockage that eventually leads to the gutter overflowing. A clogged rain gutter has the potential to do more damage to the home than no gutters at all. A gutter holding water will eventually succumb to gravity and pull away from the home. It is very common to see gutters hanging from homes, all of which with regular cleaning or gutter guards could have prevented. The more debris you keep from the rain gutter system the longer it will serve the home. Regular cleaning and maintenance of seamless rain gutters can offer the same benefits as installing gutter guards.
Powder Coated Galvanized Screen