Guttering systems are essential for draining away any rainwater, leading it safely away from your property to avoid any unwanted flooding. With the specialist help from JTC Roofing, we can help find a guttering solution that works for you and your property.
Metal gutters offers a highly sustainable system, and are a far better alternative to plastic guttering that can crack and create inconvenient repairs further down the line. With a range of metals to choose from, including steel, zinc, copper and lead, we will offer advice and guidance on the right guttering system that not only functions well but also fits in with the aesthetics of your property.
For effective and reliable guttering installation from the professionals, please contact the friendly team here at JTC Roofing – we can offer free quotes and surveys at your convenience.
For further information on guttering, feel free to have a browse through our FAQs. If you have a question or a query that we haven’t covered below, please feel free to get in touch with us and we’ll be happy to help.
Q. What are the main types of metal guttering available?
A. The main types available are:
- Stainless steel
Q. What are the benefits of metal guttering?
A. Metal guttering is very strong and durable, available in a wide variety of finishes and types, and very low maintenance.
Q. What is the lifespan of metal guttering?
A. Metal guttering materials such as zinc, copper and stainless steel all have very long lifespans, approximately as follows:
- Zinc: 60-80 years
- Copper: 100 years
- Stainless steel: 80-100 years
Q. Do metal gutters expand and contract?
A. Yes, all metal gutters will expand and contract in line with thermal movement. The amount which they do this is affected by which metal is used, but in general metal will not expand as much as PVC systems, and the metal systems have features which allow for thermal movement without breaking joint seals.
Q. What’s the difference between metal guttering and plastic guttering?
A. To learn about metal and plastic guttering and how they differ, visit our blog.