Category Archives: Gutters

Do I Need Gutters on the Upper Story?

Do I Need Gutters on the Upper Story?

A common question that I get from customers is whether or not the upper story of their home needs gutters Although there is no patent answer, there are signs to look for that might suggest guttering your upper roof. Is there splash-back on your siding? Splash-back happens when rain water draining off the upper roof… Continue Reading

Do I Need to Replace My Gutters?

Do I Need to Replace My Gutters?

Many times, specifically during the summer months, I will get a call from someone saying that they need to replace their gutters, only to arrive and find out that there is nothing major wrong with their gutter system or that the problem they are having is not related to their gutter install. Alaska Premier Gutters… Continue Reading

Assess Gutter Needs for New Construction

Assess Gutter Needs for New Construction

New construction is an area where homeowners should really start to assess their gutter needs. Most builders, and I mean the large majority of them, will only install gutters in the “minimum areas” which includes over the entryway, around the garage, and maybe over the back door on a deck. The biggest problem with doing… Continue Reading

Unique Ideas for Repurposing Gutters

Unique Ideas for Repurposing Gutters

A lot of people are unversed in do-it-yourself gutterdom. They either don’t want to deal with repairing faulty gutters or they choose to hang onto them like an eye sore. Did you know that you can repurpose these gutters into household items? Check out our list of alternative gutter uses below. Thwart Stray Animals It… Continue Reading

Before It Snows, Clear Your Gutters

Before It Snows, Clear Your Gutters

If you own a home, it’s incredibly important for you to get into the habit of cleaning out your gutters at least twice every year. With winter approaching, now is the time to make sure that your home’s drainage system is clean and clear. In general, you should clean your gutters out in the fall… Continue Reading