Thanks to modern advancements in gutter technology, many kinds of gutters can be selected for installation. However, residents in Gregory Portland typically go for one of two types on account of their channeling capability.
The two primary types of gutters that residents may consider include:
- Half-round gutters – These traditional troughs are formed like a tube cut down the middle. Although they are capable of transporting water quite easily, they also have difficulty with clogs from leaves. These rounded gutters do not rest well on the fascia because of their curved edges. This means they will require brackets to hold them, which requires professional support.
- K-style gutters – Named for their resemblance to the letter K, these flat-backed gutters can be easily fastened right onto the fascia. Unlike half-round gutters, K-style gutters are much more decorative. The angled sides are not only highly attractive but are excellent at carrying water. The only trouble is that they can be a bit difficult to clean when debris gets trapped.