Copper Gutters: Benefits and Downsides For Your Home

If you are a considering a complete gutter replacement job for your home, you may have run across copper gutters as an option. Indeed these gutters are a popular choice among many owners of historic homes in the Chicagoland area. However, copper gutters come with a much higher price tag than aluminum gutters, so you may be wondering whether they are a good investment.

This question is tackled in the article Copper Gutters: Are They Worth It? published by EditorialToday.com.  In it, the author points out  a few benefits of copper gutters, including:

  • Copper gutters add great value to the aesthetic look of a house
  • Copper gutters are a wise choice when coupled with copper roofing
  • Copper gutters are less easily damaged than aluminum gutters
  • Copper gutters add to the value of your home

And a few cons of these gutters including:

  • Copper gutters are significantly more expensive than aluminum gutters
  • Copper gutters tend to form a green coating due to oxidation unless they are suitably treated before installation
  • Copper gutters should only be installed and maintained only by experienced professionals

You can learn more by reading the full article here.

If you are considering copper gutters for your home, be sure to contact Baltic Home Improvements, a trusted and established home improvement services company that has been providing services to residents of the southwestern Chicago suburbs for more than a decade. Our team of professionals has extensive experience with installing and maintaining both aluminum and copper gutter systems. Contact us today to schedule an obligation-free appointment for an evaluation of your job. We look forward to meeting you.

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