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4 Exciting Ways to Customize Your Gutters

December 2, 2023

Filed under: Uncategorized — platinumguttersteam @ 6:53 am
a closeup of a home’s decorated gutters

Rain gutters prevent water damage and protect your home’s foundation, making them an important addition to any modern home. But let’s be honest—they can tend to look a little bland! That said, you might be wondering if there’s anything you can do to boost the look of your gutters without compromising their functionality. Here are four ideas that you should consider!

1. Use Decorative Hardware

If you need essential hardware for your gutters, why not choose beautiful ones? You can find modern or antique designs to suit your tastes; both can be aesthetically appealing and very functional. Hangers, which hold your gutters up, end caps, and leader heads, which funnel water into the downspout, are all examples of useful hardware additions that can also add a little bit of creative flare to your gutters.

2. Play with Lighting

Is your yard a little too dim at night? Your gutters might be the perfect place you’ve never thought of to add a few extra lights. Solar light clips are particularly popular because they’re super easy to install, and you also don’t need to plug them in! If you’re looking for a more festive option in honor of the holiday season, you might consider holiday light clips or handers. Just make sure whatever lights you end up purchasing are water and weatherproof; gutters are exposed to the elements constantly.

3. Add Sleek Gutter Guards

One of the most practical ways to customize your gutters is by adding gutter guards. These are very useful additions that are intended to catch debris and prevent clogs in your gutters, which can save you a lot of time and effort in costly repairs down the road as the chances of rust, mold, and pest infestations are lowered. On the surface, their practicality outweighs their beauty; but keep in mind that there are still several styles to pick from and you can easily find one that works for your home.

4. Paint Your Gutters

Some gutters come in pleasant colors that naturally add to a home’s curbside appeal, but you might be looking for something different. You can paint most gutters as long as you choose the right type of paint; this versatility is important if you want to repaint your home’s exterior later on. The safest option is generally to match your siding, trim, or roof color to your gutters. White tends to be the most popular option since it matches most modern homes, however, you can make as bold of a statement as you want by choosing a contrasting color or something complementary. Don’t forget to entrust your project to a skilled team of professionals!

About Platinum Gutters

Platinum Gutters has proudly served homeowners in DFW for several years, offering a wide range of gutter replacement, repair, and maintenance services. If you have any questions about the article or you’d like to arrange a FREE in-person estimate, feel free to contact their team online or by phone for additional information or assistance. Tarrant County Telephone: (817) 993-4237.

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