Gutter Installation, Gutter Replacement, and More
You rely on your gutters to direct rainwater away from your home efficiently. Gutters are an important part of the roofline system and help maintain the structural integrity of the home. RAE Contracting will make sure they remain in top condition by providing whatever service you need. We also provide soffit and fascia installation and replacement. Our team will work on the surrounding areas to make sure your gutters are attached firmly and draining water properly.
RAE Contracting can make your gutters, fascia and soffit match the color of your home. Our soffit comes in a variety of materials, including vinyl and steel. We will make your gutters complement your home by installing whatever color and material you are looking for.
We’ll handle the insurance claims for you
We know that dealing with insurance companies is taxing. Not only will we provide a fast, professional roof installation on your home, we will also work with your insurance company directly to save you time and stress. Our goal is to make roof installation the best possible experience for our customers.
Why Are Gutter Systems Important?
A well-functioning gutter system is essential in any home, but we often neglect them. When properly installed, a gutter system can last for decades, but only if it is repaired and maintained in that time.
When your gutter system isn’t working as it should, it can lead to serious maintenance issues around your home. If you don’t already have a system in place, you need to find reliable gutter installation services right away. If your existing gutters are in poor condition, you need gutter repair or potentially gutter replacement services to help you avoid any problems. This page will tell you everything you need to know about installing and maintaining your gutters.
Does My Home Need Gutters?
Your gutters are there to collect rainwater and divert it away from the house, into the drains. When you don’t have a system to do that, rainwater can collect around the property, causing a lot of issues.
When water soaks into the walls, it can cause damp issues inside the building. In some cases, excess water can lead to structural issues in the building too. Proper gutter installation prevents these problems and protects your home.
When To Repair Or Replace Your Gutters
Being able to spot common gutter issues so you can call in a gutter repair service in good time will help you avoid any big problems in the future. These are the things you should watch out for:
Gutters can easily become blocked by wet leaves and dirt and when the blockage gets too large, they stop functioning properly. Instead of draining away, the water sits in the gutter and seeps into your home. If you notice that they are not draining properly, the debris stuck in the gutter will need to be cleared out.
If you notice your gutter is sagging, it’s likely that one of the hangers fixing it to the house is broken. This can cause a lot of damage to your home exterior if not dealt with, so call out a gutter repair company right away. If the damage is extensive, you may need to consider gutter replacement.
Sometimes, water leaks out of gaps in the gutter instead of draining properly. This could be down to a gap between sections, which is easily sealed. However, if there is a crack in the gutter itself, you will need a gutter replacement instead of a quick repair.
Fascia and soffit damage
Problems with your gutters may affect the fascia or soffits on your home. When repairing the gutters, you should assess this area and consider whether they need to be replaced.
Should You Repair Gutters Yourself?
People often wonder whether you should repair gutters yourself or call in a professional. Sometimes, if the damage is minor, like a small leak between sections of the gutter or a big blockage, you can manage it yourself. However, in more severe cases, you should call in a professional gutter repair company to handle things for you.
If you are in need of gutter repair, gutter replacement, or related services, call RAE Contracting at (406) 272-5109 or fill out our free estimate form online.