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​In Exterior Therapy, IL – residents with no gutter systems or gutter systems in disrepair should contact Exterior Therapy Roofing & Gutters for a FREE estimate for gutter installation, gutter repair, or gutter maintenance.  We will provide you with information about accessories that can help protect your gutters and your home from water damage.

Gutter Systems

​Gutters are used to carry the rain off of roofs and channel the water into downspouts into to ground or to a drainage system.  A properly functioning Gutter System is necessary on every home to prevent all types of problems such as roof damage, siding damage, foundation damage, and basement flooding.

Why Does Your Exterior Therapy, IL Home Need Gutters?

​Not having gutters on your home or having gutters that are leaking, falling off your home in disrepair can lead to a host of problems.  Below are some of the problems you may run into:

  • If your gutter system is in poor shape water can backup under shingles and cause roof damage.  And in the winter time when water backs up under shingles ice dams will occur and create even more problems.
  • Your siding can get damaged by water flowing down the siding on your home.
  • Your foundation will begin to fail by rain water constantly running and flowing around the foundation.
  • Basement flooding can be in issue if you don’t have gutters on your home.

What are Gutters Made of?

​Homeowners in Exterior Therapy, IL have a choice on how their gutters can be made.  The most popular materials used for fabricating gutters are of Aluminum, Copper, Galvanized Steel, Vinyl, and Wood.  Aluminum Gutters come in different shapes and are available in several pre-finished colors and are the most economical and easiest to install.

Downspouts

​Downspouts are piping used to carry rain water from gutters to a drain or to the ground.  Sometimes called Drainspouts, Downpipes, or Leaderpipes.  Downspouts can come in different shapes such as rectangular, Round Corrugated, and Plain Round.  Downspouts can be made of different types of materials such as Aluminum, Copper, Galvanized Steel, and Vinyl.

How much do New Gutters Cost?

It really depends on what material you choose.  Aluminum Gutter systems are the most economical.   The cost of repairs by not having a proper gutter system is far more expensive then potential repairs that could arise to roofs, siding, foundations, and basements.