The Importance of a Quality Gutter System

You may think a gutter system is just aesthetically pleasing, but it plays an important role in keeping your home safe from water damage. A properly installed gutter system is essential to any home. The gutter system collects water and keeps it away from your home so it doesn’t erode your foundation, leak into your roof and walls and cause mold.

Gutter systems come in many shapes and sizes but the most common style of gutters is the “K” style gutters which are also the most decorative. Gutter systems are usually made out of aluminum so they don’t rust, but they can also be made out of steel or vinyl. Installation can be done either in small sections or as a “seamless” gutter system. A seamless gutter system means your gutters are manufactured on-site with a gutter machine.

There are several advantages to a seamless gutter system. Many types of gutters are sold in small sections, meaning this requires a lot of seams which are essentially weak spots in your gutter system. We provide our own equipment and manufacture your seamless gutter system on-site by our in-house professional installers and we go above and beyond to make sure your custom gutter system fits your home’s drainage requirements. It also means you receive a custom made gutter system that fits perfect to your home.

We offer free estimates and a thorough evaluation of your gutter system. Get ahead of potential issues and contact a licensed contractor today. Mark’s Custom Exteriors has been in business since 1994 and we pride ourselves in using only high quality, safe and eco-friendly materials provided by our trained and certified staff. Give Mark’s Custom Exteriors a call at (503) 397-2215 or Fill Out Our Free Roofing Consultation Form.

Angie Holcomb
Author: Angie HolcombIn late 1993, one year after their marriage, Angie and Mark Holcomb decided it was time to follow their dream, and the couple set out to launch their own business. One year later, in 1994, Marks Custom Exteriors was established, one loving couple, one new truck and a passion for their vision. 25 years and many roofs later, MCE has grown to become Portland's premier roofing company and one of the only Nationally Recognized Roofing Companies in the State of Oregon as a GAF Master Elite Contractor. They remain committed to building lasting relationships with their customers through outstanding customer service, expert craftsmanship, and professional behavior and appearance among every member of our team.