If you are ready to have gutters installed on your home, then it is time to hire a gutter company. There are many gutter companies to choose from. You will want the gutter company that you choose to be experienced and to treat you well. Below are a few questions to ask a potential gutter company before you hire them. These questions will help to ensure that you are hiring a company that will treat you right and provide you with a superior product.
- Employees or Subs – Ask if the gutter company uses subs or their own employees to install the gutters. Using subs means that they hire another company to perform the work. Using their own employees better ensures the quality of work.
- Clean-Up of Jobsite – Be sure to ask if the gutter company ensures the cleanliness of the jobsite when they are all finished installing the gutters. A gutter company worth using will be sure to leave your home looking the same if not better when they are all finished.
- Seamless – You will want to make sure that the gutter company will be installing seamless gutters. The only place for a break or seam in the gutter is at the corners.
- Corner Seams – There are three main types of seams that can be used at the corners of your gutters. The three types are strip miter, box miter, and custom hand mitered. Custom hand mitered is the best corner seam as it is the tightest fit that is unlikely to leak.
By asking a few questions up front, you will be more likely to get a product you love and have an experience you would be willing to recommend to others.