Whether you need to replace storm-damaged gutters or want to install gutters on your Florida home for the first time, Artisan can help.
Frequently Asked Questions.
A gutter is a shallow trough fixed beneath the edge of a roof. While a gutter system can add a decorative element to your house, its primary purpose is to carry rainwater off the roof and away from the home to prevent water damage.
Gutters hang off your roof and catch rainwater as it flows down the slope. The gutter system channels the water towards the edges of your roof and into downspouts, vertical gutter sections that carry the water down and away from the house’s foundation.
Yes! The sandy soil which absorbs moisture quickly, but it also erodes very easily. Erosion underneath your home can cause all sorts of costly issues from foundation settlement to structural failure. Properly installed gutters with downspouts and extensions will carry the bulk of the storm water away from the home and prevent long term erosion.
Also, if you do not have gutters to direct the water, rainwater will run down the side of your home. This can cause moisture intrusion in the wall, which can lead to rot and mold.