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Pros and Cons of Aluminum Gutters


By ProMatcher Staff



Aluminum Gutter Installation: The Pros and Cons



Aluminum gutters are a very popular choice for homes in the United States. They can last for over 20 years when properly maintained. Use the information below to find out more about the pros and cons of installing aluminum gutters.

The Good:

- Affordable

- Not likely to rust

- Lightweight

- Available in many colors

- Versatile

- Good weather resistance

The Bad:

- Easily damaged by the impact of a ladder or heavy object

- Requires some maintenance

- Thicker versions are more expensive

- Seams may leak

The Bottom Line:

Aluminum gutters are both affordable and durable. They can easily last over 20 years with regular maintenance. The installation of aluminum gutters is relatively straightforward. Unlike other metal gutters, aluminum gutters are less likely to rust or corrode. They come in several different shapes, sizes, and thicknesses. They offer good weather resistance, but they can be dented by large pieces of flying debris.

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