Of Gutters

Gutters are one of those often-overlooked components of a home that play a crucial role in maintaining its quality and structural integrity.


Gutters are troughs, usually made of materials like aluminum, steel, or vinyl, that are installed along the eaves of a roof. Their primary purpose is to collect rainwater as it flows off the roof and guide it away from the foundation of the house. As simple as this function may seem, it can have far-reaching consequences for the building’s quality and longevity, keeping its foundation, walls, and overall structure intact.


Foundation Damage

Gutters are indispensable in safeguarding your home’s foundation. By efficiently channelling rainwater away, they prevent water pooling around the base, which can lead to costly foundation damage. This protection is crucial in maintaining the structural integrity of your home, ensuring a stable and dry foundation, and ultimately preserving the longevity and safety of your living space.

Siding and Paint Damage

Gutters are essential in protecting your home’s foundation, siding, and paint. They divert rainwater, preventing it from splashing onto walls, which can cause paint to peel and siding to rot. This protection maintains your home’s aesthetics and integrity, saving you from expensive repairs and repainting tasks.

Erosion and Landscape Damage

Underestimated yet vital, gutters prevent soil erosion and landscape damage by controlling rainwater flow. They ensure the stability of your property and preserve landscaping efforts, maintaining your home’s value and curb appeal. Properly installed gutters with downspouts prevent water accumulation, protecting your yard and home’s foundation.

Gutter Shape



Aluminum Gutters

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Wood siding offers a classic and natural look. Cedar, pine, and redwood are common choices. It requires more maintenance to prevent rot and pests.

Steel Gutters

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While sturdier than aluminum, steel gutters can rust if not properly maintained. However, they are an excellent choice for regions with harsh weather conditions.

Vinyl Gutters

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These are affordable and easy to install but may not be as durable as metal gutters. They are suitable for smaller homes with less demanding water runoff.

Copper Gutters

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Known for their elegance and longevity, copper gutters develop a beautiful patina over time. However, they are among the most expensive options.



TRS UI K Style

Residential K-style

Flat bottom and back, resembling the letter K. They are the most common type and offer better water – carrying capacity.

TRS UI Half Round


A rounded, open shape and are often chosen for their aesthetic appeal.

Commercial Box

Commercial Box

Commonly used in large industrial & commercial applications, due to a much larger water carrying capacity.

Maintenance Care

Maintenance & Care

While gutters provide immense benefits, they require regular maintenance to function correctly. Leaves, twigs, and debris can accumulate in gutters and block the flow of water.

If not cleaned periodically, clogged gutters can overflow, defeating their purpose. It’s advisable to inspect and clean your gutters at least twice a year, ideally in the spring and fall, to ensure they are free of debris.

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Serving Gallatin, Hendersonville, Mt. Juliet, Lebanon, Nashville, Franklin, Clarksville and all of Middle Tennessee.




Steve Barrios, Install Manager

Steve Barrios, Install Manager

Jim Webb, General Manager

660 Cole's Ferry Road, Gallatin, TN

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