Frequently Asked Questions
+ I have a slate roof, will leaf guard work with it?
Our gutter covers and leaf guards can be installed on any type of roof, including slate, Spanish tile and wood shakes.
+ Are you licensed and insured?
Gutter Solutions of Oconee is fully licensed and insured.
+ What types of gutters do you install?
Gutter Solutions specializes in all types of gutters; Copper Gutters, Aluminum Gutters, Seamless Gutters and Custom Jobs. Gutter Solutions uses special tools and machines that create gutters and downspouts that perfectly fit your house or building.
+ What is a seamless gutter?
Seamless gutters won't leak at seams because there are none. The different sections of a seamless system join only at inside and outside corners and at downspout outlets. That's why they're the most popular configuration. Seamless gutters are custom made on site to fit your installation to perfection.
+ How much lead time do you need for a job?
Usually, we can complete jobs within a week. However, we react promptly in the event of an emergency.
+ How long will it take to complete the job?
Job completion will depend on the size of the home or building; however, most homes can be completed within 2 days weather permitting.
+ How do i know is i need to have my gutter cleaned out or replaced?
Is your roof gutter stained on the front end? If so, you at least need a maintenance call. If the gutter is sagging, it is likely full of water and debris and will cause problems from back-up if not remedied soon. Often, an overflowing and sagging gutter indicates a replacement is necessary.
+ what is tiger striping?
Rain contains acid and pollution. When rain hits the front lip of a gutter, it naturally beads across the front face of the gutter. The reaction with aluminum causes a black/gray stain. We can remove tiger striping without damage and bring back a brand new luster to your gutters.
+ If i install a leaf guard, do i still need to clean my gutters?
Even gutter protection screens and guards do not keep your gutters completely clear of smaller objects like silt and granules from your roof shingles slipping through your screen. This may cause a heavy sludge that can clog your gutters and potentially damage your home.
+ how often should i clean out my gutters?
A suggest and offer a preventative maintenance plan that would clean your gutters twice a year. This simple and affordable service can save you thousands of dollars in home repairs.
+ what is the difference between a gutter cover and a leaf guard?
The fundamental job of a gutter cover is to defend your gutters from weather, wind storms, leaves, blossoms, twigs, birds, squirrels, balls, toys, and so on. Leaf guards eliminate clogged gutters which can lead to expensive home repairs. We can help you assess which option is best for your home or building.
+ how long does it take to install gutter covers or leaf guards?
In most homes, it only takes one to two days to install covers and guards on existing gutters.
+ what can i do to prevent leaves from clogging up my gutters every year?
Our gutter covers and leaf guards acts as a shield so that leaves and other debris cannot get inside your gutters and clog them. We offer several types of covers and guards.