Is roof gutter replacement on your to-do list for fall? If so, consider seamless guttering. This type of gutter installation has been skyrocketing in popularity among American homeowners lately, and with good reason. Find out why.

Seamless gutters vs. regular

Regular old-style gutters are appropriately known as sectional. Made up of numerous 10- to 20-foot sections, they're joined by connectors or couplings, soldered or sealed together. Individual sections can be hacksawn to size. This does make sectional gutters quick and easy to install, whether by a pro or a handy homeowner (in fact, you may find sectional guttering sold as a DIY kit). There’s a trade-off, though: you will end up with a lot of seams.

The alternative is seamless guttering, which has seams only at the roof corners and downspout attachments. It is roll-cut on site from one single piece of metal. Let’s take a look at the pros and cons of this type of guttering.

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