best seamless gutter material

What is the Best Seamless Gutter Material?

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When it comes to taking care of your home, one of the most important things you can do is have seamless gutters installed, but what type of material should you choose when replacing or upgrading your rain gutters?

To help you figure this out, we’ve put together a comprehensive list of the most popular gutter materials available. Choosing the right material for your gutters can bring you peace of mind knowing your home will be protected from unwanted water damage for years to come!

Aluminum Seamless Gutters

Aluminum is the seamless gutter material of choice for many, and once you look at the benefits, it’s easy to see why.

From saving you time on convenient installation to saving you money with its affordability and variety of colors, aluminum seamless gutters are a homeowner’s dream come true! Not to mention, corrosion resistance will keep your seamless gutters looking great for years on end, regardless of climate.

If you want to add a touch of personal style to your home, aluminum gutters can help you out with that, too. This material is available in various unique colors, so you don’t have to worry about your new seamless gutters sticking out like a sore thumb.

Pros of Aluminum Seamless Gutters

  • Variety of color options available to boost curb appeal
  • Most budget-friendly of all gutter options
  • Easy installation process
  • Lightweight and durable
  • Seamless design offers added corrosion resistance
  • Last up to 20 years
  • Minimal maintenance required
  • Leak-resistant design protects against heavy rains
  • Material is easy to work with and can be repaired easily if need be

Cons of Aluminum Seamless Gutters

  • May dent in strong winds or hail

Galvanized Steel Seamless Gutters

Galvanized steel has become a staple in the building and construction industry. It is used frequently for industrial and commercial gutter systems as well due to its protective coating of zinc oxide.

The purpose of this coating is to block out corrosive elements like oxidation and rust. While galvanized steel gutters get the job done relatively well, it isn’t without its disadvantages.

Galvanized steel gutters can be quite strong and provide a good level of protection, but they may not be the best choice for rust prevention.

The zinc layer used in galvanized steel gutters may wear off over time due to rain, wind, and other wear-and-tear that comes from the weathering elements.

Although these gutters can offer good durability, some homeowners might want to opt for an alternative material that offers corrosion resistance to safeguard their homes for longer.

Pros of Galvanized Steel Gutters

  • Heavy and durable material
  • Holds up against extreme temperatures

Cons of Galvanized Steel Gutters

  • Prone to rusting around the edges
  • Requires regular maintenance and repairs
  • Limited color options available
  • Difficult installation process
  • Expensive to install

Galvalume Seamless Gutters

Galvalume steel gutters are a patented product that differs from traditional steel panels.
Rather than using a thin layer of zinc oxide like galvanized steel, these sheets feature an aluminum-zinc alloy coating. This composition generally consists of 55% aluminum, 43.5% zinc, and 1.5% silicon for increased durability.

The alloy allows for the combined qualities of both metals to protect the underlying steel structure.

Galvalume steel gutters boast a coating that may not be particularly scratch-resistant, but it certainly has its advantages. When temperatures fluctuate rapidly, you can feel at ease that it will contract and expand without sustaining any damage.

Pros of Galvalume Steel Gutters

  • Some corrosion resistance thanks to the aluminum element
  • Lasts longer than galvanized steel
  • Lightweight and flexible

Cons of Galvalume Steel Gutters

  • Susceptible to dents and scratches
  • Tedious installation process
  • Higher upfront costs
  • Regular maintenance is required
  • Limited color options available

Copper Gutters

Copper gutters seem like an attractive, sophisticated way to adorn your home – until you see the price tag.

Copper costs substantially more than other metals like steel or aluminum and can price out many potential buyers. But if you have the room in your budget, those shiny, timeless copper gutters might be perfect for your house.

With the proper care and maintenance, the extra costs could be worth the charm that can only be found in these metallic beauties.

Pros of Copper Gutters

  • Appealing finish
  • Minimal maintenance required

Cons of Copper Gutters

  • Most expensive gutter option
  • Difficult installation process
  • Prone to oxidation and will change color over time
  • No color options available
  • Cannot be painted
  • Exposure to other metals can corrode copper

Vinyl Gutters

Vinyl gutters come on the scene with a price tag that gives aluminum a run for its money. While vinyl is customizable and affordable, its shelf life isn’t so hot.

Composed of lightweight plastic, these gutters may also be referred to as PVC or plastic gutters and feature a snap-together installation method.

These gutters tend to age prematurely due to exposure to the sun and other elements, leaving you having to replace them more often than metal materials. Although you can get them in an array of colors, vinyl gutters generally only come in 10-foot sections, and the seals used to join them up can become brittle and cause leaks over time.

So if there’s any advice we can give when it comes to your gutter system – don’t cheap out by choosing vinyl. Your future self will thank you!

Pros of Vinyl Gutters

  • Lightweight material
  • Budget-friendly
  • Variety of color options available

Cons of Vinyl Gutters

  • Prone to damage from heat and sun exposure
  • Cannot handle heavy rainfalls
  • No seamless option available
  • Prone to leakage
  • Regular maintenance is required
  • Tedious installation process

And The Winner Is…

After weighing the different options, aluminum seamless gutters are the clear winner. They have a long life span, require little to no maintenance beyond occasional cleaning, and come in a variety of colors and designs to match any aesthetic. For these reasons, we exclusively use aluminum for our custom seamless gutters.

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I am very pleased overall. The Moores Family was courteous, punctual, transparent and did an excellent job. Reasonably priced for the size of my house. Thank you guys very much! I’ve recommended to a family member already!

Paul E. July 18, 2024

Mr Joe & sons just installed my gutters. They were very responsive, just in time and completed the job to perfection. 100% recommended. Thank you!

Silvia Martinez July 11, 2024

Just had Joe's family install gutters at our home. Completely satisfied from 1st contact to completion. Very professional. We have hired many contractors and unfortunately can endorse very few. This company is the best! Scott Key Vista.

scott streich July 5, 2024

What a great family owned and run small business. They are super affordable, do great work, show up when scheduled and they stand behind their installations with a 2 year warranty, which I have called on recently. I would recommend this company for your next gutter project.

Steven M June 27, 2024

I would like to say this company is very professional with very competitive pricing. The owner called and said they would be at my house around 8 am they arrived at 745 and started.. if you need gutters I highly recommend this company

Kevin Watson June 20, 2024

Moore's came out this morning to install our gutters and they did a great job. They were on time and quick in getting them installed before the rain started.....and they work great!!!

Norma Fenimore June 11, 2024

I have lived in Florida for over 10 years. Hands down, this is the best company I have worked with. They are honest and perform meticulous work.

Joe Michalski June 6, 2024

Very very happy of your wonderful work they look beautiful

Deborah Mendez June 5, 2024

I had so many gutter and gutter guards consults felt the most confident with Moores. It's a family owned local business with great customer service. Moore Sr. is very knowledgable in the business. He answered all my questions with transparency. He developed a fast and reliable solution for an existing pool gutter. Redirected the gutters around the house to minimize over flooding areas and safe guard the homes foundation. Gutters were put up 5/23/24. Father, son and grandson on site early morning of installation. Not one problem, excellent installation, great clean up, friendly services as usual. Our first rain fall after having the gutters up it all worked out! Definitely recommend 👌

Jeannette Mercado June 3, 2024

This is a family business and they obviously take pride in what they do. They just finished installing gutters for us and they look great. We highly recommend them.

Dave Rio May 22, 2024

This company is great. Reasonable pricing. Owner and his son super professional. Answer all questions. Listen to what request for gutters to be set up so it makes my life easier to take care of my lawn work. Provide a great warranty. They stand behind there work no questions. If you need gutters call this company. You will not regret it

john casalino May 21, 2024

Great Family owned business. Very easy to work with, fast response and quick scheduling. Arrived on time as promised and provided excellent quality work at a far price. Highly recommended.

Bill Walters May 18, 2024

Moores came out and did my neighbors gutters so we used them also.Great job !

Scott Butterfield May 15, 2024

Fast turnaround, great workmanship and very fair prices. I would definitely recommend them thank you Joe!

Shauna Knerr May 8, 2024

I love that this is a family owned and operated company. Moores Rain Gutters are completely reliable, professional, knowledgeable and will answer any and all questions and address all concerns. I highly recommend them. They take pride in there work!

Lorraine Gerhold May 1, 2024

Great professional and friendly service as well as quality work. Highly recommend!

Nancy Gutmann April 23, 2024

Great gob I live in NY joe took care of everything over the phone made it easy for me the best. Thank you joe moores rain gutters LLC

Herb Ivey April 22, 2024

Outstanding work done on my brand new home!! They traveled to Homosassa for me!! Great guys and great company!!

Michael April 17, 2024

Very happy with the service and installation of my gutters today. This is family own which I like. Their pricing is very reasonable and fitted my budget. They were all very professional and addressed any concerns I had. The finish product looks great!! Thanks again for a job well done!

A R (TarponRose) April 13, 2024

I'm very pleased that I chose this business to replace my gutter. They are reliable, fairly priced and have a great work ethic. The job gets done when they say it will be done. Thank you!

Diane Schook April 13, 2024

Very professional and a very good job!!!

Robert Jacobs April 11, 2024

Great family owned company. On time both times we used them. Did a fantastic job at a good price. Highly recommend

Shane treise March 29, 2024

Outstanding family owned company who do great work at a reasonable price. Would highly recommend for gutters.

Jesse Coker March 29, 2024

Joe from Moore’s rain gutters gave us a great price, showed up on time and his workers got to our house early installed our new gutters and cleaned up and told me if I needed anything to call. Great company, I highly recommend

marylou iuvara March 27, 2024

Just built this house and these guys are great! Easy to deal with, clean job, great price. Wish I could use 6 Stars! Call Joe!!

Dean Boddiford March 20, 2024

Great service, great price, very responsive, and delivered an awesome job.

fady girgis March 15, 2024

Moores rain gutter company did a terrific job at my home. Quality workmanship and reasonable in prices. I highly recommend them for your gutter replacement.

Konnie Arnemann March 13, 2024

I called to have gutters cleaned between my lanai screen roof and house, the owner was extremely courteous and explained he didn't do this type of gutter cleaning but, instead of hanging up he gave me information that helped me get my gutters cleaned. Thank you for your help

Don Prokidansky March 12, 2024
Alfred Boehler February 26, 2024

Very happy with new gutters, pricing, and installation. Great family owned business! Highly recommend.

STEVEN MEJDRICH February 26, 2024

I needed a last minute gutter install, they answered right away, and he was able to call me back within the hour to schedule me. They called me when they were on the way, and were able to get it done quickly and very professionally! Would 100% recommend.

Georgette Kyriacou February 23, 2024

I recently had new gutters installed and over the weekend when it rained I had a little problem with a gutter. I called Joe Sunday afternoon and advised him of the problem and he promptly came out the next day and fixed it with no questions asked. Now it’s perfect and even though Joe added a splash guard to redirect the rainfall he wouldn’t let me pay him even though it wasn’t included in the original price.They did a great job and showed up right on time. I would recommend them to everyone. The pricing was very fair and the work was excellent. Thanks to Joe,his son and grandson for the very professional service and great work. Paul

Paul Zurbrugg February 21, 2024

Moores Rain Gutters put gutters and downspouts on our home they show up completed the job also they were very professional and polite and cleaned up after they finish I would not hesitate to recommend them to anyone who needs their service 👍👍

John February 12, 2024

We needed gutters on our new home. We had several estimates and we are very happy we went with Moores Rain Gutters. They were reasonable, and very professional. The job was done the next week. A family owned company, that does their own work. Highly recommend this company. Thank you for a great job.

Pags February 9, 2024

These people are fantastic. Snowed up early for estimate, great price. Called a couple days in advance to let me know when they'd be here. They were here on time, did a beautiful job and were done and out before I returned from an appointment.

jojo keith February 7, 2024

This review is from Medical Arts Professional Health Services, Inc in Spring Hill, FL. Moores Rain Gutters, LLC was prompt to respond for a consultation regarding a gutter system issue on our office building. Their pricing was appropriate with competitors in the area. The wait time to begin the job was reasonable and they completed the job in 1 day to our satisfaction. Their warranty is standard in the community. We are very pleased with the job that was done and we highly recommend Moores Rain Gutters LLC.

Lori Nunes January 30, 2024

Great guy and great company. Joe is very good at what he does and will be there when he says he will. I would recommend anyone needing gutters to use Moores rain gutters

chris chiger January 26, 2024

We had Moores install our gutters yesterday and we are more than satisfied with their work. Joe came and met with me and did the estimate on the spot and was able to provide gutters in bronze to match the soffit and fascia and downspouts to match the gray walls of the house. He was very personable and was within the price range that I was expecting. His son and grandson did the work and showed up exactly on time on the day of the installation and finished when they said they would. Very professional and they offer a great warranty for their work. You can’t go wrong with this company.

Gary Jenkins January 20, 2024

Great experience with Moores Rain Gutters! They were able to get us an estimate quickly and get us on their calendar quickly too. The gutters look great and they were a pleasure to work with!

Rachel January 19, 2024

I hired Moores Rain Gutters to replace my existing gutters. I was impressed with how easy and attentive they are with their communication. The installation went well and looks great. The company was professional and cleaned up the job site well and I would completely recommend them to friends and family.

J Donovan January 17, 2024

10/10 for Moores Rain Gutters. They were on time and did quality work. I would highly recommend them to my friends and family. I could not be happier with the job they did!

Caanan Brown December 29, 2023

What a pleasure to do business with a family operation like this. The father and son team arrived timely and were professional and respectful throughout the project. Super reasonably price with great workmanship. Completely satisfied with nothing negative to say. Would highly recommend.

Christine F. December 18, 2023

Excellent work. The black gutters look great on our home. Thank you again for a great job. Best work and pricing!

Frank Moore December 11, 2023

Another great experience with Moore’s Rain Gutters! Moore’s came out several months ago and replaced my old gutters. Joe and his sons did an excellent job. I couldn’t be happier with the results. Last week I had a patio poured in the same vicinity as 2 of the down spouts causing the elbows not to fit at the bottom anymore. I called Joe this morning and he was out within a couple of hours to make the adjustments. Problem solved free of charge! Do yourself a favor and call Moore’s Rain Gutters. You will be happy you did!

Linda McCullough December 11, 2023

arrived exactly on time for estimate ,and exactly on time to complete job, very projectional, great job , this is a family owned business and they truly care about doing a good job THANKS

william moncalieri December 9, 2023

Can't say enough about this company. Reasonably priced and do fantastic work! I will refer to everyone I know. Ty ! My house looks brand new!! My lawn service damaged a gutter a few months aftermath gutters were installed and Moores Rain Gutters were out within 2 days to repair the damage. This company is AAAAmazing!!! Ty !!

Trish December 6, 2023
Pawel Wierzbicki December 4, 2023

I am a Realtor, and Moores had the Best price and gave fast service. I totally recommend!

Carolyn Campbell December 2, 2023

Joe was very professional he took time to explain everything from measurements to installation. The price was fair compared to others. I would greatly recommend him and his son

Gladys Kernizan November 28, 2023

Great job! Right on time! Friendly crew! Would recommend them to anyone!

Andrew Frimmel November 27, 2023