Frequently Asked Questions
What is the purpose of gutters?
Gutters stop water that falls on the roof from pouring down the side of your home and collecting near the foundation. They also prevent water from dripping on people in walkways, entrances and driveways.
How often should be gutters cleaned?
This depends entirely on the environment of your area. Generally it’s a good idea to have your gutters checked at least once a year. In houses surrounded by trees, it may be necessary to clean out the gutters twice per year.
Does “Perth Gutters” do gutter repairs in Perth?
Yes, we! Family owned and operated, Perth Gutters has been providing a range of guttering services throughout Perth including new gutter installations, gutter repairs, gutter replacements, as well as downpipes and fascia.
Is there something you can recommend that can help keep my gutters draining in between cleanings?
Yes! The installation of gutter strainers in your downspouts will cost effectively help your gutter system by reducing downspout blockage caused by leaves, sticks and other debris….even stray baseballs! Our Perth Gutters Technicians usually recommend the installation of gutters if you do not already have them but feel free to ask!!
Do Perth gutters come with a warranty?
The gutter materials we use have a 5 Year Manufactures Warranty. Not only do we offer a quality product but all of our work is backed by an exclusive warranty that won't let you down.
What do you mean by Half Round Gutter?
Perth Gutters offers Half Round style gutters that have been designed with a unique curved base which can prevent build-up of water and dirt, allowing the gutter to clean itself with every shower of rain. To read more, click www.perthgutters.com/Replacement-gutters-Perth.html
Do you offer FREE Onsite Quote?
Absolutely! Call us, and one of our professional Perth Gutter consultants will meet with you at your home for a no-cost, no obligation proposal.
Why do I need rain gutters?
Uncontrolled rain water falling from your roof can lead to many problems including: Flooding basements, water under the house or slab, water intruding into the home through sliding patio doors, ruined landscaping, soil erosion, stained concrete, rotted decks, and cracked slabs due to soil expansion, are just a few of the problems that can occur.
How can I tell if my siding needs to be replaced?
There are many signs that your siding needs to be replaced:
- Wavy siding or swelling
- Paint or caulk failure
- Mold or dry rot
- Separation of seems
- Moisture inside of your home
How long will the gutter installation take?
Installation typically takes between 5-7 hours including tearing off old gutters, installing new gutters, and cleaning up the area.