The Best Type of Gutters for a Home

best type of gutters

When looking for a new rain drainage system you want to be sure that you are getting the best type of gutters for your home. Why? Because you want them to last you years, this can not happen if they are not suited for the building they are on.

These are the best gutter styles and sizes for your home!

Stainless Steel

While stainless steel gutters can get more expensive than the other types, they make for a high-quality system that is durable and will last you many years. These gutters seldom rust- making them a great investment for your home. The main downside to this type is that the material can not be used in making seamless gutters.

While many people do still prefer seamless, stainless steel gutters durability is one of its best benefits. You can be sure that gutters made from this material will hold up for a very long time.

Vinyl Gutters

Vinyl is a material that comes with a lot of benefits when used in gutters. They make the gutter installation process easy and also do not rust. This gives them a long lifespan and their lighter weight is perfect for those who like to do their installations.

The main downside to this type is that they are more affected by winter conditions- this can cause them to crack and then break when water freezes in those gaps. However, when installed correctly, this is not a worry. As long as you have us take care of the installation, you can be sure that there will be no issues with cold weather affecting your new gutters.

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Copper Gutters

Copper gutters are best suited to areas near the beach, since they can resist corrosion from the salt in the air. They come in the traditional solid copper or zinc-coated copper. Which you choose depends on if your drain system changing color over time would be a problem for you or not.

This gutter type can get quite pricey, meaning many people on a strict budget opt for aluminum gutters styled like the copper ones. The cost is way less and they look just as nice. Finally, galvalume gutters are another cost-effective variant of the standard copper type.

Galvalume Gutters

Galvalume gutters are made from a 45% zinc and 55% aluminum combo being applied to a steel substrate. Steel is the strongest gutter material, so by adding the additional coating, it gets even more protection.

The coating keeps the steel from rusting, giving it a long life. Plus, you can choose to have it look like real copper, if that is what you wanted.

Aluminum Gutters

Aluminum is the most popular material for gutter design and is one of the best types of gutters for homes. They do not rust, withstand cold better than vinyl, and can be customized to your liking! Many people prefer the seamless option with this type of gutter since it can remove any risk of leaking.

Our aluminum gutters are made from strong and quality materials, so despite them being lightweight, you do not need to worry about them being dented and easily ruined. They are durable and sure to hold for many years, no matter how much it rains in your area.

Plus, aluminum can be used in most styles and sizes. This type is versatile, functional, and efficient- we know that it can fit any of the needs that your home has. All of the aluminum gutter supplies are included in our installation, so that you do not need to worry about a thing!

Why Choose Seamless?

Seamless aluminum gutters can be cut right on-site, making them the perfect match for your home. They are more structurally sound than gutters connected with seams, which can have issues with leaking in the gaps between segments.

Without any seams that are distracting to the eye, these gutters will also give your home more of that “finished” look. Finally, our aluminum seamless gutters are the best because they come in a wide variety of colors- we are sure that you will find your home’s perfect color through us!

Aluminum Gutter Styles

Your custom aluminum gutters can come in these three styles:

  • K-style
  • Box style
  • Half-round style

If you want the best type of gutters for your home, then you might want to consider aluminum K-style gutters. The K-style can transport a lot of water and looks stylish while it does it. This is one of the most popular styles of gutter out there, due to its pleasant shape.

K-style gutters can also come in a variety of sizes. For instance, the 5 and 6-inch sizes are typically what you would see the most often on a residential building. If you have a smaller home with a lower-pitched roof, then a 5-inch would be the best system for you.

This is because the 5-inch size is designed for standard homes and can transport a good amount of water. The 6-inch size is for larger homes, as it is meant to transport about 60% more water than the 5-inch size can.

Overall, which style you choose is up to your preference. However, many people prefer the K-style for its unique design and ability to handle a lot of runoff water during the rainy season. Plus, we can offer this style to you in seamless form- this ensures that it will last you a long time and there will be no leaking to worry about!


When looking for the best type of gutters for your home, remember that there is a lot to consider. What style, size, material, and color do you want your gutters to be? It might seem overwhelming at first, but we are here to help you every step of the way!

If you are interested in learning more about our gutter options or want to get your free quote search “gutter company near me” and click on Storm Master Gutters. We are sure to have everything that you are looking for in a new gutter system!

One thought on “The Best Type of Gutters for a Home”

  1. Afton Jackson says:

    Your explanation of the benefits of aluminum gutters was extremely interesting to read. Lately, I’ve been feeling like our house could use some upgrades specifically around the roof and surrounding areas. Since these gutters are great for water transportation, I’ll ask for aluminum ones when I hire a gutter expert in the area.

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