You need new gutters. You’ve decided on that much already. The question is, where do you go from here? First, you need to find somebody to install the gutters on your home. But you aren’t familiar with any gutter companies yet. So, what do you need to know? What should you look for? Your best bet is to check out several companies to have a basis for comparison. This guide will help you understand what you should look at and compare.
What Services Do They Offer?
Just the words “gutter company” could mean a lot of things. First, they could be a company focusing only on cleaning and maintaining already-installed gutters. That won’t help you if you need a new installation. They could be a company that only does installations and no ongoing maintenance. That’s a possibility, but what if you want a company that can also service your gutters later?
A company that takes care of both installation and ongoing services like maintenance, repair, and gutter cleaning is usually the best choice. For one thing, they’ll have a deep knowledge of all aspects of the gutter system. For another thing, choosing a full-service company means that if you want to hire someone to clean your gutters later or need a company to take care of gutter damage, you’ll already have a relationship with a gutter company you can trust, and they’ll already be familiar with your home’s gutters.
What Options Do They Offer?
All gutter systems are not the same. There are different materials to choose from, different sizes and shapes, different color options, and different extras and add-ons that can add value to your gutter system and your home.
Even if you don’t know much about which options are available or what would be best for your home, you want a company that gives you options. A knowledgeable company will be able to walk you through the pros and cons of your different choices and help you arrive at an informed decision. But you want that company to be able to offer you a variety of options in the first place.
What References Do They Offer?
Your gutters are important. They play a significant role in protecting your home from all kinds of damage from water and storms. They’re also connected to your roof, an important and expensive element of your home. You need to know that your installation will be handled correctly.
A reputable and established gutter company can reassure you that the work on your home will be done well by directing you to examples of their prior work. In addition, you should be able to talk to previous customers who can tell you about the services they receive and how their gutters are serving them on an ongoing basis.
Understanding a gutter company’s services, offerings, and references will help you know whether the company is one you want to work with for your gutter installation project. Harry Helmet is a reputable gutter company that understands what people in your area are looking for when they need new gutters, thanks to over four decades of gutter experience. Schedule a free estimate.