built in gutter

Design Considerations of Built in Copper Gutters

Built-in gutters serve a function that is special in architectural design because they are more hidden than gutters that are exposed. Architects specifying built-in gutters should bear in mind that any…

Gutter Guards

Gutter Guards Galore

Which leaf screens work best? A common question we receive from homeowners and contractors is “which gutter guard works the best,” or, “do any of these things actually work?” I’ll try to…

Correct Fasteners For Copper Gutter

Correct Fasteners For Copper Gutter Applications

I’ll get straight to the point of this one: use fasteners made from material that is compatible with copper. Brass, stainless steel, and copper, and all commonly used with copper gutters…

Downspout of the Week – Rube Goldberg

I have yet another wacky downspout for you this week. And once again, it reminds me of something from my childhood. (I think I might miss being a kid…) Serious…

Downspout of the Week – Rain Chains

Now, if you aren’t familiar with rain chains you might be a little confused. You might even want to give me a “V8 smack” on the forehead and remind me…

Euro Style Copper Half Round Gutters

Our most recently completed job was on East Main Street in Madison where we installed 6” copper half round gutters with “Euro Style” elbows and 4” downspouts. This Euro style…